The Government of India has introduced the NITI Aayog to create and promote a strong partnership between Non- Government Organizations (NGOs)/Voluntary Organizations (VOs) and the Indian Government. NITI Aayog has introduced an online portal called NGO Darpan. This portal allows NGOs or VOs to register centrally and facilitates creating a source of information about NGOs or VOs, State-wise or Sector-wise. Indian Government needs to maintain an online database of all the registration process, and all NGOs/VOs needs to register under NITI Aayog for receiving grants under various Government’s schemes.
The full form of NITI Aayog is National Institution for Transforming India Aayog, and it comes into existence in 2015 by following the look Commission of India.
♦ It is compulsory to obtain NITI Aayog NGO Registration to avail of various schemes offered by the Government of India.
♦ For FCRA Registration a NITI Aayog unique ID is required, but currently, it is optional.
♦ The databases of all the presently active and blacklisted Non-Government Organizations are maintained with the help of the NGO Darpan Portal.
♦ With the NGO Darpan portal, you can directly apply for the grant offered by the Indian Government, which you want to avail.
♦ It raises the credibility of Trust/Society/NGO, which helps them get a general public donation.
♦ Submit a duly certified copy of the Trust Deed.
♦ Submit a copy of the MOA (Memorandum of Association) of the company;
♦ Submit a copy of the AOA (Articles of Association) of the company.
♦ Submit a copy of CoR (Certificate of Registration) of Society.
♦ Submit a certified copy of the Memorandum and byelaws.
♦ PAN Card of NGO.
♦ FCRA Details.
♦ Valid email ID and mobile number for OTP (One Time Password).
♦ Last five years details of all source of funds from government bodies.
♦ Submit Aadhar Card and PAN Card of all the Trustees or members.
♦ Details of Chairman of Organization and Chief Functionary.
From above, it is cleared that all the NGOs and Voluntary Organizations in India must get registered under NITI Aayog.