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NGOs might move court over notification declaring them public officials

Managers, directors and board members of NGOs will have to declare their personal assets to the government by July 31

Sahil Makkar  |  New Delhi 

Around 200 non-government organisations (NGOs) held a meeting on Friday to discuss their strategy on the central government’s recent notification declaring them public officials and asking them to declare their assets and income details by end of this month. According to the June 26 notification, those handling day-to-day operations of an NGO will be treated as public servants under the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013, if the organisation receives government funding and its annual income exceeds Rs 1 crore. In case of foreign funding, the limit was kept at Rs 10 lakh a ...

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Managers, directors and board members of NGOs will have to declare their personal assets to the government by July 31 Around 200 non-government organisations (NGOs) held a meeting on Friday to discuss their strategy on the central government’s recent notification declaring them public officials and asking them to declare their assets and income details by end of this month. According to the June 26 notification, those handling day-to-day operations of an NGO will be treated as public servants under the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013, if the organisation receives government funding and its annual income exceeds Rs 1 crore. In case of foreign funding, the limit was kept at Rs 10 lakh a ... image
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NGOs might move court over notification declaring them public officials

Managers, directors and board members of NGOs will have to declare their personal assets to the government by July 31

Around 200 non-government organisations (NGOs) held a meeting on Friday to discuss their strategy on the central government’s recent notification declaring them public officials and asking them to declare their assets and income details by end of this month. According to the June 26 notification, those handling day-to-day operations of an NGO will be treated as public servants under the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013, if the organisation receives government funding and its annual income exceeds Rs 1 crore. In case of foreign funding, the limit was kept at Rs 10 lakh a ...

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