Home Ministry Warns NGOs

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Union Home Ministry has warned of taking penal action against NGOs who have changed office bearers without taking its approval. The Ministry said, replacement of key functionaries of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, FCRA registered organizations without prior permission is a violation of the law.

In a notification, Home Ministry said, some incidents have come to light that some NGOs, having registered under FCRA, have changed their office bearers without its approval.

The Ministry has asked the NGOs to submit applications for addition, deletion or any change of details about office bearers and key functionaries within one month from the date of issue of notice.