The Home Ministry has taken action against about 19,000 non-government organisations which did not file returns within the stipulated time period.

According to the Ministry’s annual report, 43,527 NGOs were registered under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act up to March 31, 2012. However, an estimated 20 lakh such organisations registered under various statutes are presently believed.......click for more

 

source web page: The Hindu