MPLADS Current Affairs, GK & News

Lok Sabha Passes Bill to reduce salaries of MPs by 30%

The Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was passed by the Lok Sabha. The bill seeks to cut salaries of MPs by 30%. Key Facts Currently, each MP draws a monthly salary of ₹1 lakh, ₹70,000 as constituency allowance and ₹60,000 for running office besides other perks as per the ..

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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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Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman raises red flags over MPLADS

Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman who is the ex-officio Chairman of the Committee on MPLADS (MP Local Area Development Scheme) has red-flagged the problems plaguing the MPLADS with Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI). Findings of the Deputy Chairman The deputy chairman has cited observations from several CAG reports, findings of the Programme Evaluation Organisation ..

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