Odisha News Insight

Modi Government cancels license of 4,470 NGOs under FCRA

NGOs-IndiaDelhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia’s NGO Kabir, Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS), Delhi University (DU), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Supreme Court Bar Association, Escorts Heart Institute are among the 4,470 NGOs and Organisations whose license to receive foreign funds have been cancelled for non-filing of returns or non-compliance with Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA).

Prominent organisations whose FCRA licences stands cancelled include Chandigarh-based Punjab University, Gujarat National Law University, Delhi University’s Gargi College, Lady Irwin College in Delhi, Vikram Sarabhai Foundation and Kabir, an NGO floated by Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.

The Centre had already cancelled licences of nearly 9,000 NGOs in April for alleged violation of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA).

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