Revised Guidelines on MPLADS, 2023 released, new Web Portal for the Revised Fund Flow Procedure under MPLADS launched

New Delhi: The Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implemntation (MoSPI) Rao Inderjit Singh released the Revised Guidelines on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS)-2023 on 22nd February 2023. The Hon’ble Minister also launched the new Web-Portal, for implementation of the Revised Fund Flow Procedure under MPLADS. The new MPLADs guidelines and the web portal will come into effect from 1-4-2023.

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The objective of MPLAD Scheme is to enable the Hon’ble Members of Parliament (MPs) to recommend works of developmental nature with emphasis on the creation of durable community assets based on the locally felt needs. The revised set of guidelines aims to broaden the scope of the Scheme so as to enable the Hon’ble MPs to recommend the developmental works as per the changing needs of the community; with an emphasis on improving the functioning, implementation and monitoring of the MPLAD scheme.

The entire process of fund flow under the revised guidelines will operate through the web portal, which will facilitate real-time monitoring, greater transparency and accountability in the system, and improved efficiency and effectiveness of the MPLAD Scheme.

The launch of the revised MPLADS Guidelines and Web-Portal was followed by a two-day conference organized by the MoSPI on 22nd – 23rd February 2023 at the Constitution Club of India, New Delhi. The programme consists of training workshop and live demonstration of the role-based features of the web portal, for the officers of the State Governments and Union Territories.