Hats off to the Government of India for showing Greenpeace the door! We now need to look hard at the more than 20 lakh non-government organisations (NGOs) operating in India, most of which are simply tax-evasion entities. Among the first that need to hit the junk pile are the international aid NGOs. Since these bloated organisations make a living off the humanitarian crises and sufferings of their beneficiaries, it is in their interest to ensure that deprivation persists.
Just looking at the misery these aid agencies have wreaked in Africa, it is evident that international aid comes with attendant evils. NGOs have used famine and child development as a smokescreen for pursuing other agendas – political and financial – not to mention the execrable offences they manage to get away with; aid workers guilty of paedophilia, for instance, are protected by the 1946 Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the UN. More importantly, economists have unequivocally correlated lower economic growth with higher levels of international aid. Suffice it to say, international aid NGOs have no business being in a growth-oriented country like India. Read More…
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