Government-funded NGOs come under RTI ambit, says SC

News:The Supreme Court has held that Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) which are substantially funded by the government fall within the ambit of the Right to Information(RTI) Act. Facts: Key highlights of judgement:  The Supreme Court has ruled that NGOs which receive considerable finances from the government fall under the category of “public authority” defined in Section… Continue reading Government-funded NGOs come under RTI ambit, says SC

NGOs for promotion of road safety

Union minister has informed that Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has launched a scheme for grant of financial assistance to NGOs for administering Road Safety Advocacy in the last FY 2017-18. Under this Scheme,proposals for road safety advocacy programmes through 203 different Non-Governmental Organisations(NGOs)/Trusts/ Cooperative Societies have been sanctioned in FY 2017-18. As per… Continue reading NGOs for promotion of road safety