Government cancels Greenpeace India’s FCRA registration

The FCRA registration canceled by the Centre Greenpeace India

Ques: Recently, the Central Govt cancelled the FCRA license of-

a. Greenpeace India
b. Peta India
c. Care India
d. Ford Foundation

Ans: a

Related facts:

  • The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has cancelled the registration of the NGO Greenpeace India under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act.
  • It is notable that the Greenpeace India’s FCRA registration has been canceled for hampering economic development activities in the country.
  • Registration of Greenpeace India is cancelled under “the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act 2010′ under section13.
  • Loss of FCRA license means the NGO will not be able to accept foreign donations.

Reference:

http://mha1.nic.in/pdfs/Greenpaece%20India%20Society2_040915.PDF
http://www.greenpeace.org/india/en/Press/Greenpeace-statement-in-response-to-the-cancellation-of-its-FCRA-licence/
http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2015-09-04/news/66213410_1_greenpeace-india-fcra-mha
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/greenpeace-indias-fcra-registration-cancelled-govt/

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