The Heavenly Grace Ministries and the Peoples Organisation For Empowerment Of Tribals (POET) have been barred from receiving funds from abroad.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to entertain a plea seeking an interim relief to allow the continuation of FCRA licenses of nearly 6,000 NGOs, which were only valid till September end last year. The Centre's counsel wondered why a Houston-based association is interested in this matter.
New Delhi: The HRD Ministry today clarified that the institutions created through an Act of Parliament do not need an FCRA licence to receive foreign funds. The Home Ministry has cancelled the FCRA licences of several hundred organisations, including DU, JNU and IIT Delhi, for failing to file annual returns for five consecutive years. “Institutions […]