Government Cancels FCRA License Of Rajiv Gandhi Foundation And Thousands Of Other NGOs

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New Delhi, 07 December 2022: The FCRA license of the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation (RGF) was cancelled under section 14 of the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 (FCRA, 2010) due to violation of provisions under section 11 and conditions of registration under section 12(4)(a)(vi) of the FCRA, 2010. The FCRA license of the Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust (RGCT) was cancelled under section 14 of the FCRA, 2010 due to violation of provisions under sections 8(1)(a), 11, 17, 18, 19 and conditions of registration under section 12(4)(a)(vi) of the FCRA, 2010.

 

In terms of provisions under section 14(3) of the FCRA, 2010, the association whose FCRA registration has been cancelled in terms of provisions under section 14 of the FCRA, 2010 shall not be eligible for registration or grant of prior permission for a period of three years from the date of cancellation of registration.

 

Details are tabulated below:-

 

S. No. State/UT Number of FCRA registration certificates cancelled during the last 05 years i.e. from 2017 to 2021.
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 4
2 Andhra Pradesh 622
3 Arunachal Pradesh 14
4 Assam 87
5 Bihar 441
6 Chandigarh 13
7 Chhattisgarh 49
8 Dadra and Nagar Haveli 2
9 Delhi 233
10 Goa 14
11 Gujarat 186
12 Haryana 50
13 Himachal Pradesh 29
14 Jammu and Kashmir 24
15 Jharkhand 139
16 Karnataka 375
17 Kerala 178
18 Madhya Pradesh 180
19 Maharashtra 734
20 Manipur 197
21 Meghalaya 29
22 Mizoram 15
23 Nagaland 47
24 Orissa 417
25 Pondicherry 22
26 Punjab 39
27 Rajasthan 163
28 Sikkim 4
29 Tamil Nadu 755
30 Telangana 280
31 Tripura 11
32 Uttar Pradesh 635
33 Uttarakhand 78
34 West Bengal 611
Total 6677

 

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Nityanand Rai in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today.