Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
04-March-2015 17:02 IST
NGOs using Foreign Funds for Anti-National Activities

Adverse reports were received against some NGOs such as Tuticorin Diocesan Association, Tuticorin, East Coast Research and Development Trust, Thoothukudi and Greenpeace India Society, Chennai. Inspection/investigation have been carried out against these NGOs. Based on inspections/ investigations reports, the FCRA registration of Tuticorin Diocesan Association and Centre for Promotion and Social Concern were suspended and their bank accounts have been frozen. FCRA registration of East Coast Research and Development Trust was cancelled. Greenpeace International have been put under watch list. Case of Centre for Promotion and Social Concern, Madurai has been referred to CBI.

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju in a written reply to Shri Prabhat Jha in the Rajya Sabha today.