December 2nd, 2016
In India, there are approximately 3.1 million NGOs/VOs out of which only 81,353 NGOs/VOs are signed up with NITI Aayog NGO- DARPAN portal. On Dec 1 2016, the Indian government asked all the NGO’s/VO’s to get registered with NGO DARPAN. Now it is mandatory for all NGOs and voluntary organizations (VOs) to register with NITI Aayog to receive grant-in-aid from ministries or departments of the central government. It is mandatory for all NGOs/voluntary organizations to sign up on NGO-DARPAN portal to obtain a system-generated unique ID before applying for grant under any scheme of the central government or ministries.