As a part of Government’s continued efforts to contain spread of COVID 19, the Union Cabinet has decided to suspend Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) fund for two years (2020-21 and 2021-22).
These funds will be used to strengthen Government’s efforts in managing the challenges and adverse impact of COVID19 in the country.
An amount to the tune of 7900 crore rupees will be accumulated and deposited in the consolidated Fund of India to fight COVID-19.
MPLADS was launched in It was implemented by Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.
Source : PIB