Government of India cancels FCRA licences of 20,000 NGOs


New Delhi. The government of India has canceled the FCRA licenses of about 20,000 Non-Government Organisations (NGOs). The FCRA license is meant for getting contributions from foreign agencies, which is regulated under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, 2010 (FCRA). According to the home ministry sources, these licenses have been canceled due to the violation of the said Act. Now these NGOs will not be able to receive foreign donations. Now there are only 13,000 FCRA licensed NGOs in the country, which can receive foreign funding. 

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