In May 2017 and again in April 2018, FCRA Department issued a public notice asking NGOs to submit missing annual returns online from 2010-11 to 2014-15 without payment of any penalty. However, many NGOs still have not complied with the directive issued by the FCRA Department.
On 16th November 2018, the FCRA Department has now come out with a show cause notice directing 1,775 NGOs to explain why should their FCRA not be cancelled. Last date for this is 1-Dec-18. List can be accessed on the following link:
FCRA Notice 16-11-2018
NGOs are advised to check their name attached with notice, if their names appear on the list, send a letter to MHA explaining why the return was missing.
In case you have already submitted the annual returns and your name still appears on the list, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org enclosing proof of submission along with annual return.
Socio Research & Reform Foundation (NGO)
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