The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment blacklisted 13 NGOs across the country last year for violating guidelines under different schemes and committing irregularities.
Another three organisations which worked for the cause of empowering Other Backward Classes (OBCs) have been blacklisted in Madhya Pradesh, he said.
"There were some cases where due to violation of the guidelines of the schemes and irregularities etc, action was taken against the NGOs," Sampla said.
The NGOs work as per the prescribed guidelines under the various schemes being implemented by the Ministry for social, economic and educational development of the SCs, OBCs, senior citizens, victims of drug abuse and persons with disabilities.
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