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"One MP - One Idea" Scheme


clip_image001“One MP-One Idea” Scheme announced by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation under the Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS).


Focus of the Scheme:

  • advocating a grass-root bottoms-up approach to innovation and development
  • arriving at solutions for local problems which are sustainable and scalable
Under this scheme:
  • ‘One MP – One Idea’ Competition may be held in each Lok Sabha constituency in a year in which 3 best innovative ideas from the local people on development projects will be awarded cash prizes on the specific request of an MP to promote such a scheme in his/her constituency
  • Applications will be invited for providing innovative solutions attributed to social issues, especially in the area of education & skills, health, water & sanitation, housing & infrastructure, agriculture, energy, environment, community and social service etc.
  • Innovations will be evaluated in a transparent manner by a selection committee headed by the DC/DM of the Nodal District and consisting of six members from Engineering, Finance, Health & Sanitation, Academia, Industry and Banking & Financial Institutions
  • MP shall award Certificate of Honour along with cash award of Rs. 2.5 lakhs, Rs. 1.5 lakhs and Rs. 1 lakh to the 1st , 2nd and 3rd best innovative solutions respectively through their MPLAD funds
  • Certificate of Appreciation to the next 5 best innovations.
Source : www.gktoday.in

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