CARE India License:
Taking strict action, the Government of India has suspended the foreign funding license of NGO Care India. The Ministry of Home Affairs has taken this strong step regarding the alleged violation of the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010.
The NGO is part of the CARE International Confederation, working in India for the last 70 years with objectives like eradicating poverty and social exclusion.
The NGO has been served a notice to suspend its FCRA registration, reports TOI.
According to the report, CARE India, which works with partners such as Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, World Bank, Malala Fund and USAID, confirmed receipt of the suspension notice.
CARE India Solutions for Sustainable Development (CISSD) has received a notice from the Ministry of Home Affairs, according to which the FCRA registration of CISSD has been temporarily suspended for a period of 180 days.
On this notice, Care India said that we are working on clarification for the government and are confident that the temporary suspension will be revoked.
The NGO said it is “serving the nation with unwavering commitment and always following the rules to bring holistic and lasting change in the areas of health, education, livelihood and disaster response management.”
NGO receiving Rs 377.5 crore as foreign contribution during 2021-22 as per Auditor’s Certificate to CARE India for 2021-22 Subject to ‘Survey’ on 7th September 2022 under Section 133A of the Income Tax Act, 1961 it was done.
Care India claims to impact the lives of over 84.2 million people in 2021-22 through 90 projects across 21 Indian states.
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