NGO News

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.

Maneka Gandhi launches NARI portal for schemes for women

The NARI portal carries details on 350 different schemes for women and will be updated from time to time.

Singing for charity: Cops who bring joy to elderly, differently abled

On Christmas eve, the group organised a programme at the Sundatta High School in Tardeo for the differently-abled.

NGO: 50% BMC-run primary schools don’t have Class VIII

According to an RTE reply to the query filed by the NGO, 12,02,027 students took admission in Class I of BMC schools between academic year 2003-04 and 2009-10