Myriad laws govern non-profit organizations’ funding4 min read 09 Jun 2015, 12:11 AM IST
Are the laws governing NGOs that don't receive foreign funding less stringent? No, say civil society groups
The Greenpeace India case of June 2014 put the issue of foreign funding to Indian not-for-profit associations (NPAs) centre stage. The organization had its bank accounts frozen and international funding blocked, following a ministry of home affairs (MHA) order. That is because it was said to be in violation of the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 (FCRA), a legislation administered by the MHA.
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