Indian diaspora-run NGOs send aid

Written by: Rajyashree Guha

(Rajyashree Guha, May 6) Non-profits headed by overseas Indians have stepped in to aid India’s fight against the Covid-19 devastation. They are procuring equipment, medical supplies and raising funds in myriad ways. However, their efforts struggle to reach India’s hinterland because of the September amendments to the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, which disallows sub-grants to smaller NGOs from larger bodies. The government is mulling to waive these curbs.
Here’s how NGOs led by the Indian diaspora are contributing.

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