Funding from ISA no longer required to be routed under FCRA, says Home Ministry


Funding from ISA no longer required to be routed under FCRA, says Home Ministry

The International Solar Alliance (ISA), a world body aimed at providing a dedicated platform for cooperation among solar resource-rich countries, will no longer be treated as a “foreign source” of funding for Indian NGOs and other entities under the FCRA.

The Union Home Ministry officials said the decision has been taken as part of India’s dedicated efforts to assist and help achieve the goal of increasing the use of solar energy in meeting energy needs.

The ISA was jointly launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the then France President Franois Hollande in Paris in 2015. Read More

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