New Delhi, Oct 12 (IENews) The data from the Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme, MPLADS division under the Ministry of Statistics & Program Implementation data shows that 102 MPs have contributed Rs. 43.67 crore from MPLADS fund for rehabilitation works in the flood affected areas of Kerala till 8th October, 2018.
Among the MPs, Rs. 29.57 crore has been contributed by 56 Rajya Sabha Members while Rs. 14.10 crore has been the contribution by the 46 Lok Sabha Members. 30 MPs have contributed Rs. One crore each which is the maximum that an MP can contribute. 11 MPs have contributed Rs. 50 Lakh or more while 14 MPs have contributed Rs. 25 lakh.
Rest of the MPs have contributed between Rs. 1 lakh to less than Rs. 25 lakh. As per guideline of the Scheme, an MP can contribute upto one crore from their MPLADS fund for the area affected by severe calamity.
According to the details, 14 MPs of Uttar Pradesh, 11 MPs of Maharashtra, 9 MPs of Bihar, 7 MPs of Gujarat, 4 MPs each of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan, 3 MPs each of Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, 2 MPs each of Chhattisgarh, Goa, Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal; 1 MP each of Chandigarh, Dadar & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Jammu & Kashmir, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura have contributed for the rehabilitation works.