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Delhi govt approves 88 proposals under MLA LAD scheme till May 25

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Urban Development department of the government has till May 25 approved 88 proposals to be executed under the MLA Local Area Development (LAD) scheme in the national capital, the was told.

The department received a total of 827 proposals or work estimates till May 25, and of these, 66 were rejected while 679 were under consideration, Urban Development said.

In a written response to a question asked by MLA Jarnail Singh, Jain told the House that work estimates not prepared as per existing MLA LAD guidelines were rejected.

The told the House that the works of the MLA LAD fund had been shifted to the UD department from the (DUDA) since December 12, 2017.

In Delhi, an MLA gets Rs 4 crore in a year to execute various works in his or her constituency. The Urban Development department is mandated to implement the scheme.

Last month, the government had issued guidelines to all executing agencies to prepare work estimates and proposals to be carried out under the MLA LAD Scheme in the national capital.

The department had asked the agencies, including municipal bodies, irrigation and flood control department and the PWD, to adhere to the guidelines to avoid delay in examination of proposals.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, June 09 2018. 15:55 IST