NGO News

Child and maternal mortality levels in Melghat brought down: Pune NGO

MAITRI was formed in 1997 to counter and eradicate child mortality and malnutrition problem in Melghat.

All NGO office-bearers must declare they are not involved in religious conversion

Under the amended rules, office-bearers, key functionaries and all members of the NGO will have to declare before the government that they were not prosecuted or convicted in a religious conversion case.


100Books: Bengaluru volunteers take English to underprivileged kids, with 100 books and a tab

A pro bono initiative, 100Books is now working with eleven schools and communities with around 50 volunteers. Each child reads four sets of 25 books each, with the difficulty level increasing progressively.

Maharashtra health sector unions, NGOs plan joint initiative on health rights

The alliance is being formally launched on November 26 by organising a ‘Convention for commitment to build joint movement on Health Rights’ (Nirdhaar Parishad) in Mumbai.

Home Ministry notice to 1,775 NGOs for not filing foreign funding statements

The ministry warned that if the entities and organisations fail to submit the returns for the said period by December 1, 2018, “appropriate action” will be taken under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act.

Fraud NGO, fake call centre busted in Noida; 13 arrested

The NGO would collect donations apparently to help poor patients and underprivileged children. They would even accept donations online and through mobile wallet but did not give receipts to donors.


Centre to states: Track NGOs for ‘anti-national’ activities

Government officials said police have also been asked to track activities of NGOs engaged in protests against various “development projects” in states.

Explain delay in regularising capital’s placement agencies, Delhi HC tells govt

In 2014, the government told the High Court that it had issued an order for compulsory registration of private placement agencies providing domestic workers, while making it clear that all unregistered firms will have to shut down after October 25, 2014.

NGO demands greater transparency in budgetary process

"Budgetary process in India is still non-transparent, non-participative with poor accessibility by citizenry," the NGO said in a press release.

Maharashtra: NGO invites people to upload photos of animal mishaps

Data collected will help govt enact measures to protect wildlife in cities.