Rs 31,900 crore received by Indian NGOs in 2008-11

The Registration of 4,138 NGOs was cancelled under Foreign Contribution Act,2010.

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Published:March 6, 2013 4:26 pm

More than Rs 31,900 crore was received by over 68,000 NGOs operating in different parts of the country during 2008-11,Rajya Sabha was informed today.

Minister of State for Home Mullappally Ramachandra also said that registration of 4,138 NGOs was cancelled under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act,2010 for violating existing guidelines,while 24 cases were referred to CBI for investigation.

Ten cases have been given to states police,35 NGOs were placed in prior permission category,accounts of 32 NGO frozen and 72 NGOs were prohibited from receiving foreign contribution for violating FCRS rules,he said.

The Minister said Rs 11,087.54 crore was received by23,172 NGOs during 2008-09,Rs 10,517.10 crore by 22,275 NGO sin 2009-10 and Rs 10,334.09 crore by 22,735 NGOs during 2010-11.

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