Registration Of 14,800 NGOs Cancelled In Last Five Years: Govt

New Delhi: The government of India has cancelled the license of over 14,800 NGOs in the last five years, which were registered under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) and had been receiving funds from abroad.

Replying to a question in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, Union Minister of State for Home, Nityanand Rai, said the NGOs were deregistered because they violated the provisions of the FCRA.

Rai also informed that Rs 16,894.37 crore foreign contribution has been received by various NGOs in 2017-18.

Simialarly, foreign contribution of Rs 15,343.15 crore was received by them in 2016-17 and Rs 17,803.21 crore in 2015-16.

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