FCRA: Foreign funding license of 12580 NGOs expired

The registration of 12,580 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) ended on Saturday. According to information shared on the website of the Ministry of Home Affairs, 5,933 NGOs have lost their license after they failed to apply for renewal of their Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) licences. Must remain registered (must be licensed) to receive foreign funding.

The total number of NGOs registered under FCRA which are active or alive today as on January 1, 2022 has come down from 22,762 a day ago to 16,829.