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NGOs received Rs 50,975 crore foreign funding in last 4 years, maximum from US, says govt

In the Rajya Sabha Wednesday, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai said Rs 19,941 crore was received from the United States between 2016-17 and 2019-20.

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New Delhi: NGOs working in India and registered under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act have received funding of over Rs 50,975 crore from abroad in the last four years with the highest donations of Rs 19,941 crore coming from the United States, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said Rs 15,355 crore was received by about 18,304 NGOs in 2016-17, Rs 16,940 was received by 18,235 NGOs in 2017-18, Rs 16,490 crore by 17,540 NGOs in 2018-19 and Rs 2,190 crore by 3,475 NGOs in 2019-20.

In written reply to a question, the minister said the highest foreign contribution was received from the United States — Rs 5,869 crore in 2016-17, Rs 6,199 crore in 2017-18, Rs 6,907 crore in 2018-19 and Rs 966 crore in 2019-20.

The foreign contributions are received by 18,000 NGOs from about 130 countries on an average.

There are around 22,400 NGOs in the country registered under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act.


Also read: Modi govt cracks down on NGOs violating norms, blacklists 200 centres run by them


 

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  1. Govt cracking on NGO’s is laughable. Why it dose not give account of its party. How do MP’S wealth jumps by huge margin. Definitely salary will not. But yes corruption in different ways.

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