India’s crackdown on NGOs, in four charts3 min read . Updated: 30 Sep 2020, 09:40 AM IST
Latest amendments to the law that regulates foreign grants to Indian NGOs continues the recent pattern of raising compliance costs
Last week’s amendments to the law that regulates foreign grants to non-government organisations (NGOs) continues the recent trend of the centre making greater administrative demands on them, increasing their cost of compliance. The centre says the changes are aimed at “strengthening the compliance mechanism, enhancing transparency and accountability" in a key funding source for the NGO sector. Civil society says the new regulations are ill-conceived and only add to the difficulty of their functioning.
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