Floor, Room No.20,
The Chief Functionary,
With reference to your application dated 15/01/2001 requesting registration under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 1976. I am directed to say that your association has been registered under Section 6 (1) (a) of the act and allotted the following Registration Number:-
2. You are advised to send intimation within the prescribed time to the Central Government of the amounts of each foreign contribution received by you, the source and the manner in which the foreign contribution was utilised, as per the provisions of the FC (R) Act, 1976 and the rules framed thereunder. An association is required to furnish the return even when the particulars are ‘NIL’. The Bank Account mentioned in your application should be used for receiving foreign contribution and no other amount should be credited to this account. The Association should immediately intimate to this Ministry and obtain written confirmation regarding any change in the name of the Association, its address and the change in Bank/bank account.
3. In case the association brings out any publication (registered under PRB Act, 1867) or acts as correspondent, columnist, editor, printer or publisher of a registered newspaper at a later stage thereby attracting provision of the Section 4 (1) (b) of the FC (R) Act, 1976, this fact should be reported to the Ministry immediately.
4. You should also ensure before any funds are passed on to any person/association in India that the recipient is (i) eligible to accept foreign contribution under the Act, i.e., recipient, association is registered under the Act, or has obtained prior Permission of the Government under Section 6 of the Act, and (ii) the person/ association is not prohibited under Section 4 of the Act.
Failure to comply with any of the above provisions will make
you liable for action under the provisions to Section 6 (1) and / or under
Section 23 (1) of the Foreign Contributions (Regulation) Act, 1976.
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With the request to confirm that
SB/CA Account No.32236 has been opened by the above association exclusively
for r receiving foreign contribution. The Bank is also
requested to send intimations regarding inward remittances received
by the association to the Ministry on yearly basis.