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Rs 3784 crore in foreign donations went to NGOs in 2013-14: Govt

A total of Rs 3,784 crore has been received as foreign donations by various non-government organisations (NGOs) across India during 2013-14, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.



New Delhi: A total of Rs 3,784 crore has been received as foreign donations by various non-government organisations (NGOs) across India during 2013-14, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

The highest Rs 546 crore has been received as foreign donations by 1,344 NGOs in Tamil Nadu, Rs 480 crore by 1,022 NGOs in Andhra Pradesh, Rs 385 crore by 951 NGOs in Kerala and Rs 378 crore by 734 NGOs in Maharashtra, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said in reply to a written question.

Rs 360 crore has been received as foreign donations by 367 NGOs in Delhi, Rs 356 crore by 594 NGOs in Karnataka, Rs 347 crore by 812 NGOs in West Bengal and Rs 125 crore by 539 NGOs in Odisha.

The Minister said that in 2012-13, Rs 10,963 crore has been received by voluntary agencies in the country while in 2011-12, Rs 11,554 crore has been received by NGOs as foreign donations.

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