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MPLADS Funds for COVID-19

The Union Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation (MoSPI) issued a circular allowing the utilisation of the MPLADS funds for tackling the COVID-19 outbreak in the country. MPLADS MPLADS or Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme is a central government scheme launched in 1993. The scheme provides funds for local development, recommended by members ..

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Suspension of MPs in Lok Sabha

The Speaker of the Lok Sabha recently suspended 7 members of the Parliament for the remainder of the Budget Session. Suspension of an MP in Lok Sabha The power to suspend an MP is vested with the Speaker of the Lok Sabha. This is a part of the Speaker’s role in maintaining the order of ..

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India’s Forest cover up by 1%- Environment Minister

Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister for Environment informed the Lok Sabha that India’s forest cover has increased by 1% in last one year period and over 24.39% of India’s geographical area now constitutes of green cover. Key Highlights Disputed Facts: Ms. Maneka Gandhi, BJP’s Member of Parliament disputed the fact presented by Environment Minister and cautioned ..

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