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Government of India
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
06 MAR 2018 3:04PM by PIB Delhi
Registered NGOs For Grants in Aid from Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment launched a portal viz. www.ngograntssje@gov.in for mandatory online submission and processing of grants in aid applications of NGOs, w.e.f. 01-04-2014.  As on date 15583 NGOs are registered on the portal of which 6458 are in operation.

 

The total numbers of NGOs who have been provided funds are as follows:-

During

2015-16

1447

During

2016-17

1476

During

2017-18 [Upto 28-02-2018]

1053

 

The accounts of NGOs are audited by chartered accountants as per the guidelines of the schemes under which grants are given to the NGOs.   The Ministry does not empanel chartered accountants for this purpose. After release of grants-in-aid to NGOs, the final accounts for a financial year are required to be rendered by them with utilization certificate and audited accounts signed by a chartered accountant within six months of the close of the financial year.  In case the NGOs (i) do not get their accounts audited (ii) do not follow the norms, and (iii) do not maintain their accounts properly then no further grants-in-aid is released to that NGO.  Also, the Ministry can initiate action to blacklist such organization and take legal action for recovery of funds released to them.

 

This information was given by Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Vijay Sampla in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

 

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Sanjay Kumar/jk/SJ&E-2/06-03-2018