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CID launches FCRA inquiries into 38 NGOs in Ranchi
Ranchi, Aug 10 (PTI) The CID of the Jharkhand Police
today launched simultaneous inquires at 38 NGOs in and around
Ranchi in connection with their receiving funds through the
Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA), a senior
Separate inquiries are also on for Non-government
Organisations (NGOs) outside the state capital, Additional
Director General of Police (CID) Ajay Kumar Singh said.
"Inquiries are going on relating to FCRA on NGOs,"
Additional Director General of Police (CID) Ajay Kumar Singh
CID sources said the probe teams would check various
documents of the NGOs such as bank account details of past
five years, email communications regarding funds from foreign
countries, donors list and cash book.
Reports of purchase committees, various travel and
field reports would also be examined, the sources said.
The central government informed the Lok Sabha on March
20 that it has barred nearly 5,000 NGOs across the country
from receiving foreign funding after cancellation of their
FCRA licences for violating rules since April 2017.(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)