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SC directs Centre for mandatorily Audit all NGOs & formulate a regulatory mechanism to monitor their Funds

January,11,2017:

 NGOs under Watch
NGOs under Watch

Out of 33 Lakh NGOs in India only 3 lakh have filed Audited account.

Supreme Court directed the Governments to go after the defaulting 30 Lakhs NGOs and to submit a compliance report to it by March 31.

Apex Court Bench headed by the Chief Justice of India J S Khehar pulled up the Centre for not putting into place a regulatory mechanism to monitor funds and their utilisation by the NGOs, Societies and Voluntary Organisations

He further added that,”Government should initiate the Civil and Criminal Action against the NGOs that have misappropriated the Public Funds.”

Supreme Court asked Centre to frame the rules and the guidelines to accredit the NGOs, audit them and take action if they allegedly misused the public funds.

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