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.
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.
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.
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.