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MLALAD fund utilization report of 27 Bengaluru Assembly Constituencies

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Bangalore Political Action Committee (B.PAC) has released the fund utilization report of MLA’s under their Local Area Development Scheme (2013-14 to 2016–17) through a web page. B.PAC undertook this study focusing on the 27 Assembly constituencies in Bengaluru Urban to observe the pattern of spending on activities.

The data was collated for the MLA’s across 27 constituencies in Bengaluru Urban for the fiscal years 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17 from Govt sources. The activities undertaken by the MLA’s under LAD scheme were classified as per KLLAD guidelines issued by Govt. The activity wise spending across all the constituencies has been reported and the percentage of utilization of funds was calculated for MLA in each constituency.

WHAT IS MLA LAD?
Member of Legislative Assembly Local Area Development is a scheme that enables each MLA to undertake developmental works in his/her constituency through the allocated funds of Rs. 2 Cr per year.
n During the last five years, an amount of Rs.3000 crore was allocated to Karnataka Legislators Local Area Development Scheme and an amount of Rs.2096 crore was spent. A total of Rs. 86,158 works were completed, further Rs.600 crore has been earmarked for Legislators Local Area Development Programme for the purpose during the current year.
B.PAC MLALAD fund utilization study was undertaken through our initiative to engage with city’s elected representatives. We have met the MLA’s in person and shared the findings ofthe study and they are appreciative of this work” said Ananda Gundu Rao, Member, B.PAC
While addressing the press conference, Ms. Revathy Ashok, Hon Managing Trustee & CEO, B.PAC informed “B.PAC has written to Minister for Planning, Programme Monitoring; Statistics to reactivate the website (http://kllads.kar.nic.in/) with real time data on
Karnataka Legislators Local Area Development Scheme (KLLADS) Works for all 224 AC of Karnataka which has a potential to boost to people’s participation in governance and also enable legislators to show-case their work and contribution for the development of theirconstituencies”.
PERMISSIBLE Activities as per KLLAD Guidelines

n Education
n Infrastructure development
n Sports & youth services
n Health
n Development of Women & Child
n Social welfare, backward & minority
n Animal Husbandry
n Horticulture
n Home
n Tourism
NON-PERMISSIBLE Activities as per KLLAD Guidelines

n Building
n Memorial Building
n Loans
n Maintenance of building
n Land
n Inventory
n Donation
n Personal Benefits

BTM Layout Constituency
Rs 276.73 lakh for Borewells & pipes
Rs 246 lakh for water
Rs 81.50 lakh for Library
Rs 48 lakh for sewage & Drain
Rs 42.07 Lakh Infrastructure
Rs 139.03 lakh miscellaneous

Bommanahalli Constituency
Rs 130 lakh for water
Rs 105 lakh for Primary, Secondary, High School & PU College
Rs 80 Lakh Health
Rs 72 lakh for Infrastructure
Rs 66.50 lakh for sewage & Drain
Rs 242.10 lakh for miscellaneous

Jayanagar Constituency
Rs 209.50 lakh fro Construction of Samudaya Bhavan
Rs 137 lakh for infrastructure
Rs 78 lakh for water
Rs 69.60 lakh for Primary, Secondary, High School & PU College
Rs 68.95 lakh for Religious Institutions
Rs 278.50 lakh for miscellaneous

Shantinagar Constituency
Rs 218.50 lakh for Borewells & Pipes
Rs 182.50 lakh for water
Rs 62.50 lakh for Primary, Secondary, High School & PU College
Rs 60 lakh for Home
Rs 35 lakh for Two-wheeler
Rs 66 lakh for miscellaneous

Following are the Highlights:
Bengaluru city MLAs Cumulative spends across 27 AC of Bengaluru city (2013-2017) is as below:
TOP 5 SPENDS Bengaluru (2013 -2017)
1. Infrastructure development
2. Water
3. Education
4. Sewage & drain
5. Sports & youth services

LAST 5 SPENDS Bengaluru (2013 -2017)
1. Lakes
2. Employment opportunities
3. Social welfare, backward & minority
4. Allotment made to individuals for
welfare
You can visit https://politics.bpac.in/mla-lad/ website to know individual MLA’s LAD fund utilization details

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