Q. Consider the following statements regarding MPLAD scheme
1. It is a Central Sector scheme under the auspices of Ministry of Rural development.
2. Funds can also be used for implementation of the schemes such as Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna etc
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B

About the MPLADS 

  • Statement 1 is incorrect- It is a central government scheme formulated in 1993 under the control of Ministry of Rural Development. Later this scheme was transferred to Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation 
  • Statement 2 is correct 

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