Ngos Receiving Foreign Funds Under Fcra
Adverse reports were received from intelligence agencies against NGOs such as Tuticorin Diocesan Association, Tuticorin, East Coast Research and Development Trust, Thoothukudi, Centre for Promotion and Social Concerns, Madurai and Greenpeace India Society, Chennai. Based on inspections/ investigations, the FCRA registration of Tuticorin Diocesan Association and Centre for Promotion and Social Concerns were suspended and their bank accounts frozen. FCRA registration of East Coast Research and Development Trust was cancelled.
This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju in a written reply to Smt Wansuk Syiem in the Rajya Sabha today.