Close to 25000 NGOs are registered under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010

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Ministry of Home Affairs
03-January, 2018 05:14IST
Filing of Annual Returns by NGOs

Close to 25000 NGOs are registered under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010. The details of NGOs who have filed annual returns during last three years, till date and the total amount received by each is available at fcraonline.nic.in under ‘Information Bank’. However, the total amount received by the NGOs during the last three years is given below:-

Year
Quantum of foreign fund received (Rs. Crore)

2014-15
15,299

2015-16
17,773

2016-17 (till 30.12.2017)
13,750


5922 NGOs have been served notices for failing to file annual returns and the registration of 4867 NGOs has been cancelled.

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju in a written reply to question in the Rajya Sabha today.


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Ministry of Home Affairs

03 -January, 2018 05:12 IST

Non-Filing of returns By NGOs

As per available records more than 10000 NGOs have not filed their annual returns for six financial years (2010-11 to 2015-16). The year wise detail is available at fcraonline.nic.in under the ‘Information Bank’.

There are sufficient penal provisions under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 to deal with failure in filing returns.

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju in a written reply to question in the Rajya Sabha today.

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Ministry of Home Affairs
03 -January, 2018 05:09IST
Renewal of FCRA Licenses of NGOs

Every persons who has been granted a registration certificate shall have such certificate renewed within six months before the expiry of the period of the certificate as per the provisions of FCRA, 2010 and the Rules made thereunder.

The State-wise details of NGOs whose renewal application have been granted are available on the web Portal www.fcraonline.nic.in of the Ministry of Home Affairs.

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju in a written reply to question in the Rajya Sabha today.


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