Govt bans 69 NGOs from receiving foreign funds

NEW DELHI: The government has blacklisted 69 NGOs from receiving foreign funds, junior home minister Kiren Rijiju told Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

Rijiju said among those NGOs which were prohibited from receiving the foreign funds include 14 from Andhra Pradesh, 12 from Tamil Nadu, five each from Gujarat and Odisha, four each from Uttar Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Kerala and three from Delhi.

In July 2014, the new Modi government had decided to closely scrutinize flow of funds to all such NGOs against whom an adverse report has been received from Intelligence Bureau. By then the government has already put Greenpeace International and Climate Works Foundation under scanner and made it mandatory for them to take permission from home ministry before pumping any funds in India............Read more


Source of web page: The Times of India

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