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Government of India
Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation
08-December-2011 13:04 IST
New Guidelines for MPLAD
The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Statistics and Programme Implementation Shri Srikant Kumar Jena informed the Lok Sabha today that Shri Vijay Bahadur Singh, Hon’ble MP from Hamirpur Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh has enclosed signatures of 115 Members of Parliament alongwith his letter dated 6.9.2011 wherein the MPs have expressed their reservations on the guidelines, imposing the limit of Rs.50 lakh per year from MPLADS fund for works to Societies/Trusts. Shri Vijay Bahadur Singh, MP(LS) has requested to do away with the MPLADS guidelines issued from time to time and leave MPLADS fund on the discretion of MPs.

In a written reply he said, Ministry modifies the guidelines from time to time as and when required.