10 things every MP must be required to do for their constituency

Only 23% of citizens in the 5 years of Modi Government survey said that their elected Member of Parliament was engaged in issues and development of the constituency. This is one area where citizens have expressed clear dissatisfaction. While many candidates have been re-elected because of the Modi factor, it is critical that elected Member of Parliament engage with their constituencies and the citizens to solve issues and make things better. MPs get MPLAD fund of 5 crores a year for their constituency and 85% of that money goes unspent for a variety of reasons.

We seek your specific inputs on 10 things that every elected Member of Parliament must do as part of their position. Do write and share this post with all others in your whatsapp groups so a standardized MP Charter can emerge and be a document that they can be measured against.

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Often visiting facilities also disturb the functionality. However communication point to be defined and displayed for are people. Periodically must be available at a fixed place for communicating. more  
1. Join a Forum like Local Circles to hear what his constituents are saying.
2. NDA should create a Citizens Complaints / Suggestions / MPLAD Projects App. AFter downloading, the citizen can select his MP by name/constituency, and this will be set. Thereafter the citizen can upload his complaint / suggestion along with pictures if needed. The MPs office has to compulsory reply within 2 days, and keep updating the status till completed. The server side of the app will create a Dashboard for the MP's office to get a snapshot of what's happening in his/her constituency every day.
3. Within one month after swearing in, the MP should start a dialogue with his / her constituents over social media and through physical meetings, and thereafter make a project plan to spend the MPLAD budget for the next one year. There should be options given, and the citizens should be allowed to select their options on the Citizens App. The MP should then make the final decision on whioch projects to approve, and inform all citizens. Thereafter a quarterly report should be sent to each Citizens App member. Repeat this every year.

4. Visit each area of his / her constituency. The constituency should be divided into about twelve zones. Each zone should get an inspection visit followed by a meeting with citizens once a year. At this meeting, the zone's MLA, Corporator, and Corporation and State Government officer responsible for the zone should be present to answer questions and take complaints, and report on what they have done about unanswered questions and complaints pending since the last visit. At this meeting, the MP should report what they did in Parliament since their last visit to the zone a year ago. The MP should also set up similar quarterly meetings in the zone for the MLA and Monthly meetings for the corporator.

5. Ensure that every project in the zone in signboarded with all details of the project including cost, contractor name, officer name, phone numbers and emails, target dates, and outcomes.

6. Immediately visit a zone where any disaster or worrying incidents occur.

7. Report to the Constituents how much money he received from the Government under different heads of allowance, and what was the outcome he achieved with that money. more  
Mr. Venugopal has covered a lot of ground. If all this is implemented, it will benefit the people and the Party. The elected members should be well aware that this time they have got votes on Modi. This is not going to happen the next time. I do not know how many NOTA votes were cast, but if MPs and MLAs don't fulfill their duties, NOTA is bound to increase. Especially if Congress gets revived with a new leader. more  
If MPs do what an MLA is supposed to do is it not duplication ? The ruling govts MLA may not like MP of another party ruling center in poking his nose in to the constituency?
It must be defined and restricted to subjects of central govt which funds MPs. more  
It will give an opportunity for the MP to ensure that the MLA is doing what she or he may be reporting to the MP. The MP also needs to be in touch with the grass roots people so s/he get a feel of what people think and accordingly raise issues in the Parliament. more  
The MP should visit his area with in 15 days, instead of sitting in
parliament he should visit the localarea and notice the facilities like
electricity,hiegene and sanitation , roads and health of the people is
good . He should visit the govt school in his area to see STD of
education of student and STD of teaching. To visit the Village and talk to
farmers whether they are getting their bread and butter or not .all visits
he should do unofficial and after changing his form like previous king like
Ashoka who visit their Kingdom change his face or form in the nights to get
the true origin of the problem.

On Fri 24 May, 2019, 10:47 AM LocalCircles Manager, <
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1.MPs should appoint good secretaries to manage their office.They should maintain records to receive complaints,suggestions and requests , acknowledge ,follow up actions,and record disposal instructions. It may need training .But will enhance credibility. Should take pains to explain if decision is "NO".
2.MPs must organise meetings in areas in their constituency with due co-ordination with party units when Parliament is not in session and get feed back and take suitable action with due publicity.
3.They should adopt atleast ONE village in their constituency,take help from Nationalised Banks to prepare project reports,implement projects,conduct review meetings to assess progress. As one MP will be getting Rs.25 crores during his tenure as an MP a village will have a primary health centre, good roads for transportation,a local market to sell their produce and also to send surplus to towns,a reading room etc.
4.Govt give scholarships and other incentives to students to pursue Medicine,Engineering .Such beneficiaries may be requested to serve the society for a limited period.{He can induce the Govt to pass suitable legislation.}
5.MP can use his contacts to start marketing societies,rural banks to encourage savings,cottage industries.
If they come closer to COMMON MAN both will be benefitted more  
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