New Delhi: Now the buildings of the bar associations can be constructed under the Member of Parliament Local Area Development (MPLAD) Funds provided that the structures are erected at the government land.

The Ministry of Planning and Programme Implementation has made amendment to guidelines of the MPLAD paving the way for construction of buildings of bar association under these funds.

Planning and Programme Implementation Minister Srikant Jena informed about this in the review meeting of MPLAD funds with states.

Apart from this, an MP can recommend Rs 50,000 for the books in the library of the association.