NDA Govt. Cancels The Registration Of 10,000 NGOs, Know About It

The Logical Indian

July 29th, 2016 / 6:11 PM

NGO

News Source: indiaspend, Image Source: hindustantimes

The NDA government has been pretty vocal against the NGOs and has been very keen on regulating the same. Despite the cynical view, foreign funding for Indian non-governmental organisations (NGOs) doubled in 2014-15 over the previous year. However, the government has now decided to scrap the registrations of 10,000 NGOs and this is bound to consequentially reduce the foreign capital reaching the shores of India.


The Numbers behind the NGOs (As per a report in indiaspend)

1. Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh (unified), Karnataka and Kerala together got 65% of foreign aid coming to India. According to the data, tabled in the Lok Sabha (Lower House of Parliament) on July 26, 2016, India received 7 billion dollars worth of foreign funding of which 4.5 billion dollars were garnered by Tamil Nadu, Andhra, Karnataka and Kerala. Delhi received the rest.

2. 33,091 NGOs remain, which are registered to receive foreign funds under the Foreign Contributions (Regulation) Act (FCRA) remain after the registrations of 10,000 NGOs were cancelled by the Ministry of Home Affairs in 2015.


Reasons cited for cancellation for registrations

1. Not filing returns

2. Accepting funds for “prohibited activities”

3.Funding legal costs of bail, writ petitions of Indian NGOs and their activists, and undisclosed payment of salaries by foreign NGOs to foreign activists.


Contributors

Written by :

Edited by :

Related Stories

No Modification Allowed On Vehicles; If Caught, Registration To Be Cancelled: Supreme Court

After Airport Authority Cancels T M Krishna Concert Over Right-Wing Trolling, Delhi Govt Invites Him To Hold The Event In Delhi

Bihar Shelter Home License

Bihar Cancels Licenses Of 50 NGOs Running Shelter Homes, Social Welfare Dept To Take Over

Plagiarism HRD UGC

Now Teachers Can Lose Their Job & Students Their Registration If Caught Plagiarising, Says HRD Ministry

Terrorists Killed Jammu Kashmir

Fact-Check: No. Of Army Men Martyred During UPA & NDA Govt In Jammu & Kashmir

Did NDA Govt Recover Rs 4 lakh Crore Of NPAs As Claimed By BJP And PM Modi’s App?

Latest on The Logical Indian

Exclusive

My Story: “I Am A Woman Who Plays PUBG And This Is What I Go Through”

News

Taiwan Becomes First In Asia To Approve Same-Sex Marriage Legislation

Exclusive

Why It Is Logical To Introduce Three Levels Of Mathematics In Indian Schools?

News

Govt Refuses To Disclose Information On Black Money Received From Switzerland

News

Mid Elections, Environment Ministry Issues Notification Diluting Process To Grant Green Clearances For Projects

News

Trump Proposes Merit-Based Green Card System: Merit Over Familial Relationships

x

Stories that deserve attention, delivered to your inbox!

Handpicked, newsworthy stories which deserve the attention of a rational generation.