Centre hands over to SC accreditation guidelines for NGOs, VOs

They contain details such as maintenance of accounts, audit and recovery proceedings

The Centre on Wednesday handed over to the Supreme Court the new guidelines framed for accreditation of nearly 30 lakh NGOs and voluntary organisations (VOs) in the country.

A Bench of Chief Justice J.S. Khehar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud was informed by Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta that the Ministry of Rural Development framed the accreditation guidelines to regulate “manner in which the VOs/NGOs, which are recipient of grants, would maintain their account, the procedure for audit of the account, including procedure to initiate action for recovering of the grants in case of misappropriation and criminal action.”................Read more


Source: The Hindu

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