Indian non-profits find it harder than ever to get foreign funds amid new, tighter restrictions

Non-profits received foreign funds to the tune of more than 5.8 billion rupees (S$ 106 million) between 2016 and 2019.
Non-profits received foreign funds to the tune of more than 5.8 billion rupees (S$ 106 million) between 2016 and 2019.PHOTO: AFP

BANGALORE - Around 23,000 non-profit organisations in India are rushing to renew their permits under new, tighter restrictions, so they can receive foreign donations for their work.

However, leading non-profits are tense about antagonistic regulators and opaque decisions.

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