top of page
< Back


With reference to the funds under Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS), which of the following statements are correct ?

1. MPLADS funds must be used to create durable assets like physical infrastructure for health, education, etc.
2. A specified portion of each MP’s fund must benefit SC/ST populations
3. MPLADS funds are sanctioned on yearly basis and the unused funds cannot be carried forward to the next year.
4. The district authority must inspect at least 10% of all works under implementation every year.

Select the correct answer using the code given below :

(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 3 and 4 only
(c) 1, 2 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 4 only



To suggest corrections, send feedback using feedback button in top menu.

To suggest corrections, use feedback icon on top menu.


1. Statement 1 is correct: MPLADS funds are intended to be used for creating durable community assets such as infrastructure for health, education, and other developmental purposes.

2. Statement 2 is correct: The guidelines mandate that a specified portion of each MP's fund must benefit SC/ST populations, with at least 15% for SC-inhabited areas and 7.5% for ST-inhabited areas.

3. Statement 3 is incorrect: MPLADS funds are released on a yearly basis, and any unused funds can be carried forward for utilization in subsequent years.

4. Statement 4 is correct: According to the guidelines, the district authority is responsible for overall coordination and supervision of MPLADS works at the district level, including the inspection of at least 10% of the ongoing projects every year.


How was this explanation?

bottom of page