MHA cancels FCRA registration of five NGOs for violation of laws

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The sources stated the house ministry cancelled the FCRA registration of the NGOs for allegedly utilising funds for works that weren’t of their mandate.

The Union Home Ministry has cancelled the registration of a minimum of five NGOs for alleged violation of numerous provisions of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, sources stated on Tuesday.

The NGOs whose registrations have been cancelled are CNI Synodical Board of Social Service, Voluntary Health Association of India, Indo-Global Social Service Society, Church’s Auxiliary for Social Action, and Evangelical Fellowship of India, they stated.

With the cancellation of their Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) registration, these NGOs will now not be capable of obtain international contributions nor utilise the prevailing accessible funds.

The sources stated the house ministry cancelled the FCRA registration of the NGOs for allegedly utilising funds for works that weren’t of their mandate.

The NGOs violated the laws by being concerned in actions which can be opposite to the provisions of the FCRA, they stated.

There have been 16,301 NGOs with legitimate FCRA licences as on July 17, 2023.

The Centre has cancelled the FCRA licences of greater than 6,600 NGOs within the final five years for violation of the regulation. Overall, FCRA licences of 20,693 NGOs have been cancelled within the final decade.

According to knowledge disclosed in Parliament final yr, Rs 55,741.51 crore was acquired in international contributions by 13,520 FCRA-registered associations or NGOs between the 2019-2020 and the 2021-2022 monetary years.


Nilesh Desai
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