Category: NGO’s in India

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Jan Kalyan Yojana

In early January 2016, job forums on the Internet started reporting about a Jan Kalyan Yojana announced by the Uttar Pradesh Government for recruitment of 72,530 Vikas Karmi or Development Managers. Many users paid money to register on the different websites to become eligible for taking part in the written selection test. So is the […]

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India NGO Awards 2015

The India NGO Awards 2015, is an annual initiative organized by the Resource Alliance.The awards sponsored by the Rockfeller Foundation and EdelGive Foundation seeks to recognize outstanding NGO’s for their programs in India.The awards also seeks to promote organizational sustainability at NGO’s, while at the same time strengthening civil society. The organizers are now inviting entries for the 2015 edition. […]

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World Bank gives Rs 1 Crore in grants to expand operations in North East India

After months of deliberating, site visits, evaluations, and hard decisions, India Development Marketplace and IFC’s South Asia Inclusive Business Models Group, have announced the finalists of the 2014 India Development Marketplace program. The World Bank’s Development Marketplace (DM) is a competitive grant program that funds innovative, development projects with high potential for development impact that are scalable or replicable. […]

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Funding announced for innovation in Secondary Education

A partnership of philanthropic organizations announced yesterday $16 million in grants and a commitment of an additional $13 million in the next year for innovative projects that will increase the participation, quality, and relevance of secondary education for economically disadvantaged and marginalized children in developing countries. The announcement was made at the Global Philanthropy Forum’s […]

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Power to Empower 2013 Challenge Winners announced

India’s 1st Skills Enterprise Challenge, ‘Power to Empower’ announces the winners for its third edition. National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC) and India@75 have announced Ramesh Swamy of UNNATI and Arindam Dasgupta of Tamul Plates Marketing Pvt. Ltd. as the winners of the Power to Empower 2013 Challenge (P2E 2013). Supported by the Muthoot Pappachan Foundation, […]

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Miscellaneous schemes for NGO’s – Grants , Loans & funding

SCHEMES OF MINISTRY OF YOUTH AFFAIRS AND SPORTS I. SCHEME FOR ASSISTANCE TO YOUTH CLUBS Objective Youth is potent force in the society whose organized voluntary efforts can promote nationally accepted valves, consciousness against social evil, development of fitness culture, etc. such voluntary efforts can thus help in building a healthy society contributing to national […]

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Schemes for NGO’s working with Tribals and Schedule Castes

There are three on-going schemes with the Ministry, which are open for participation of Voluntary Organizations and Non-Governmental Organizations. • Grant-in-aid to Voluntary Organizations working for welfare of Scheduled Tribes (GVWST). • Educational Complex in low literacy pockets for the development of women in tribal areas (ECLP). • Vocational Training Centres (VTC). In addition to […]

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Schemes of the Ministry of Rural Development for NGO’s

Various Central and Centrally sponsored sector scheme have been initiated to provide assistance to the voluntary organizations for afforestation and wasteland development. These are outlined below:- I. INTEGRATED WASTELAND DEVELOPMENT PROJECT SCHEME Objective The basic objective of this scheme is to take up integrated wastelands development based on village/micro-watershed plans and to help in generation […]

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Schemes by the Ministry of Food Processing for NGO’s

SCHEMES FOR TECHNOLOGY UP-GRADATION / ESTABLISHMENT / MODERNIZATION OF FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRIES This Scheme covers the following activities: (a) setting up/expansion/modernization of food processing industries covering all segments viz fruits & vegetable, milk prducts, meat poultry, fishery, cereal, pulses, oil seeds and such other agri horticultural sectors leading to value addition and shelf life enhancement including food flavours […]

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Schemes and funding for NGO’s from Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

1. NATIONAL TB CONTROL PROGRAMME Involvement of NGOs Involvement of NGOs and Private practitioners in the National Tuberculosis Control Programme is of vital importance as a good proportion of patients seeks treatment from them. The programme encourages participation of NGOs/pps in programme implementation An NGO policy has been formulated. Five different schemes for involvement of […]

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Schemes and funding for Environment and Wildlife projects by NGO’s

Environment, Forest & Wild Life funding in the form of grants, aid , loans and financial assistance is available to those Non Governmental Organisations which are registered in India. A. ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH PROMOTION PROGRAMMES RESEARCH PROGRAMMES The programmes under which environment related research is supported by the Ministry are as follows: I. Environmental Research programme […]


Schemes of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

I. RURAL ENERGY PROGRAMME The Ministry seeks to improve the rural energy demand through various programmes. Three important programmes in this regard are: • Biogas Development Programme • National Programme on Improved Chulhas (NPIC) and • Integrated Rural Energy Programme (IREP). Implementing Agency The NPBD is being implemented by: (i) State nodal departments, State Corporate […]

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Ministry of Human Resource Development Schemes Grants for NGO’s 2014

Schemes Available for NGO‘s under Ministry of Human Resource Development 1. Education Guarantee Scheme & Alternative & Innovative Education 2. Computer Literacy & Studies in School (Class) Scheme 02 3. Improvement of Science Education in Schools 4. Scheme of Assistance for Strengthening Culture & Values in Education. 5. Scheme for Strengthening of Boarding & Hostel […]

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Schemes and Projects for NGO’s working with Disabled persons

SCHEMES OF MINISTRY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE EMPOWERMENT FOR NGOS FOR WELFARE OF THE PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment is implementing various schemes/programmes through non-governmental organizations and releases grant in aid to them based upon the inspection reports/recommendations from the States/UTs. As part of our endeavour to ensure transparency and accountability […]

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Ministry of Culture and Tourism Schemes and Projects for NGO’s

Keeping is view the basic principles and guidelines of the Tourism policy, the Ministry of Tourism has been broadly implementing the following schemes/programmes during the 10th Five Year Plan. The details under some of the above Schemes are as follows: A. Financial Aid for Development of Buddhist/Tibetan Culture and Art Voluntary Buddhist/Tibetan organizations engaged in […]

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Ministry of Urban Development Grants, Subsidy & loans for Ngo’s

National Network of Building Centres Objectives – To provide a decentralise delivery system for the training and upgradation of skills for housing activity. – Extension of low cost housing technology and shelter guidance. Demonstration of the manufacture and use of low cost, appropriate and indigenous based building materials and materials produced out of industrial and […]

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Schemes and Grants for NGO’s working with Children

Scheme of assistance for early childhood education Scheme of assistance to voluntary agencies for early childhood education for 3-6 age group children under the programme of universalisation of elementary education (Revised, effective from February, 1983) available in Maharashtra Contact: Department of Women & Child Development Govt. Of India, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi. Programmes for Care […]

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Ministry of Textiles Grants and Schemes for NGO’s 2014

Setting up of Handloom Development Centres and Quality Dyeing Units This scheme of setting up of Handloom Development Centre (HDCs) is designed to take care of the basic problems of the handloom weavers in a coordinate, integrated and comprehensive manner. The main objectives of the scheme are: – Bringing 30 lakh weavers with 7.5 lakh […]

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Schemes of Ministry of Environment and Forests for Animal Welfare

The objective of the Animal Welfare Division of the Ministry is to prevent cruelty to animals and implement the provisions of the ‘Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960’ (59 of 1960). Scheme for provision of Shelter Houses for Looking after the Animals Objectives of the Scheme: Making provision for establishment and maintenance of shelter […]

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Gifting by NGO’s – Income Tax Laws applicable

NGOs CAN MAKE GIFTS By Taxation Laws (Amendment) Act, 2005 section 56 has been altered and exemption limit for gifts has been increased from Rs, 25,000 to Rs. 50,000. Further, the list of exemption was expanded to exclude sum of money (gift) or gift, donation or grant received from any trust or institution registered under […]

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Cases where exemption from Tax is not available for NGO’s

Under the following circumstances exemption from Tax is not available for NGO’s I. Income of Private Trusts II. Income of institutions formed for the benefit of a particular religion, caste or community except institutions formed for the benefit of Scheduled castes, Scheduled tribes, Backward Classes, women and children. III. Where income of the trust or […]

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NGO Income Tax exemption in India 2014 – 2015

Trusts and institutions established for charitable and religious purpose may be notified by the Central Government in the Official Gazette, so that their income is completely exempted from tax. In considering such cases, the Central Government will have regard to the objects of the trust/institution and its importance throughout India State or States. The eligible […]

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Income Tax Provisions and Exemptions for NGO’s

1. Application for Permanent Account Number The Income-Tax Act specifically lays down a mandatory provision for a trust to make an application for allotment of permanent account number to the Assessing Officer in form number 49A of Income-tax Rules. Not making an application for permanent account number by the trust or institution makes it liable […]

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Illustrative Objects clause of an NGO

(i) To establish, promote, set-up, run, maintain, assist, finance, support and/or aid in setting up and/or maintaining and/or running school and other institutions, orphanages, widow homes, lunatic asylums, poor houses, or other establishment for relief and/or help to the poor, old and infirm people and/or destitutes. (ii) To give, provide and/or render help and assistance […]

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Conservation of Threatened Breeds of Small Ruminants, Rabbits, Pigs, Pack Animals and Equines

Objective of the Scheme To preserve the breeds of Small Ruminants etc. which are on the verge of extinction by providing proper infrastructure and germ-plasm in association with State Governments and their undertaking NGOs, professional bodies and Institute, Private Limited Companies etc. For further details contact Deputy Commissioner (ICDP), Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & […]

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Grant & Subsidy Schemes under Directorate of Animal Health 2014

a) Animal Quarantine and Certification Services (AQCS) While efforts have been made to ensure better livestock health in the country, simultaneous efforts are equally necessary to prevent entry of any disease from outside into the country through import of livestock and livestock products. Objectives: – to strengthen Animal Quarantine and Certification Services – to develop […]

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Livestock Insurance Scheme 2014 – Government Subsidy, Grants

Guidelines for Implementation of Livestock Insurance Scheme Livestock Sector is an important sector of national, especially rural economy. The supplemental income derived from rearing of livestock is a great source of support to the farmers facing uncertainties of crop production, apart from providing sustenance to poor and landless farmers. Implementing Agency Department of Animal Husbandry, […]

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Dairy Entrepreneurship Development Scheme 2014

Dairy entrepreneurship development scheme (DEDS) A centrally sponsored scheme implemented through NABARD with an objective to promote setting up of modern dairy farms for production of clean milk, encourage heifer calf rearing, bring structural changes in the unorganized sector and generate self employment. Eligibility Farmers, individual entrepreneurs, NGOs, companies ,pensioners, groups of unorgainsed and organized […]

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Schemes of Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries 2014

The Government of India operates the following subsidy, grant & aid schemes under the Department of Animal Husbandry , Dairying and Fisheries. ANIMAL HUSBANDRY Centrally Sponsored Schemes 1. Livestock Health 2. National Project for Cattle and Buffalo Breeding 3. Assistance to State Poultry/Duck Farms 4. Assistance for Modernization of Slaughter Houses and Carcass tilization plants […]