MPLADS

  • Harish Rawat claims spending entire MPLAD funds, rejects media reports 08-04-2014 09:14 PM

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Tuesday claimed that he had spent his entire MPLAD funds received over the past five years on development projects in his Haridwar Lok Sabha constituency. Refuting newspaper reports in Dehradunthat he had spent only 71.76 per cent of his MPLAD (Members of Parliament Local...
  • Only 70 per cent MPLAD funds utilised in Delhi from 2009-13 23-03-2014 09:57 AM

    New Delhi: Congress MP from North East Delhi Jai Prakash Agarwal has best spent the funds allocated to him under the Member of Parliament Local Area Development while his South Delhi counterpart Ramesh Kumar has barely utilised the money for development of his constituency. According to data of Ministry of...
  • MPLAD fund: Sachin loses match to Azhar, Azad and Sidhu 27-02-2014 05:30 PM

    New Delhi: Cricket legend and nominated member of the Rajya Sabha Sachin Tendulkar has hit the headlines for not spending even a single paisa from his MPLAD fund. Rs 10 crore is still lying in his account, waiting for his nod to spend the money on various minor development works...
  • Sachin, Rekha spend zero paisa from their MPLAD fund 24-02-2014 04:26 PM

    Celebrities are often accused of just showing lip sympathy for the common people. Most believe that they make very bad politicians or administrators. Two celebrity members of the upper house in Parliament (Rajya Sabha) - cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and cinema legend Rekha - have not spent a single paisa...
  • Bihar MPs recommend works worth Rs 638 crore in 15th Lok Sabha 10-12-2013 04:13 PM

    Works worth Rs 638 crore were recommended by MPs in Bihar against an entitlement of Rs 760 crore during the 15th Lok Sabha period under MPLAD scheme, Parliament was informed on Tuesday. In a written reply to Lok Sabha, Statistics and Programme Implementation Minister Srikant Kumar Jena also said that...
  • Jairam Ramesh gifts mini-bus to girl footballers 10-08-2013 07:44 AM

    Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Friday gifted Rs ten lakh from his MPLAD funds to buy a mini-bus for the promising football playing girls of Ranchi for their spirited show in a tournament played in Spain. "As per the MPLAD rule, I can only spend Rs ten lakh...
  • MPLADS fund hiked from Rs 2 cr to Rs 5 cr 07-07-2011 04:18 PM

    New Delhi: A massive hike of Rs 3 crore in the annual allocation for a scheme that enables every MP to recommend development works in their constituencies, was approved by the government on Thursday. The decision to increase the annual allocation for the Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme...
  • Pranab hikes MPLAD quota from 2 cr to 5 cr 11-03-2011 05:35 PM

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday announced Rs 2,370-crore bonanza for MPs by raising allocations under Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLAD) scheme from Rs 2 crore to Rs 5 crore, even as he expressed concern over inflation and recalled the steps to bring back funds...
  • Supreme Court upholds MPLAD scheme 06-05-2010 08:06 PM

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  • CJ Impact: PM sanctions 40 lakh for Guwahati school 04-12-2009 08:04 PM

    A student had asked the PM to provide money to renovate the school. ...
  • IIM-A students to help MPs spend wisely 28-03-2008 09:41 AM

    Bangalore: Australian cricketing legend Adam Gilchrist on Thursday said that batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar has the best chance of scoring his 100th international century in the upcoming India-Australia series. Sachin has a very good chance of scoring his 100th ton in the series as he knows Australian conditions well. It...
  • PM spends MP fund on education 27-03-2007 08:18 PM

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