Good practice Guidelines to the NPOs

  • Wherever necessary, NPO shall inform the MHA (FCRA Wing) about the suspicious activities of the customer, without waiting for annual returns.
  • The Board of Directors / Chief Functionary of NPO shall issue directions regarding duties of offcial who shall be required to enforce these guidelines regarding duties of official who shall be required to enforce these guidelines and other rules of FCRA read with FCRA.
  • The NPO shall put its goals, objectives and activities on its website.
  • The NPO Shall upload the details of key persons associated with NPOs activities on its website.
  • The NPO shall take due diligence of its employees at the time of recruitment.
  • The NPO shall collect the information of beneficiaries of funds and to upload on its website and monitor the activities of the beneficiaries. Wherever a beneficiary is a Legal person, the details of beneficial owner shall also be uploaded.
  • The NPO shall ensure tahat the financial transactions involving more than Rs. 20,000/- to be routed through Banking channels only.
  • The Board of Directors/Trustee of NPO’s shall conduct meeting once at least in six months to review the working of these instructions and shall record the minutes of These meetings.
  • The NPO shall train its staff on the FCRA and about the application of these guidelines.
  • When any transactions is under investigation by any authority, the MHA shall be informed bu such NPO.
  • The violations of these instructions shall invite sanctions as provided in section 35 of the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010.

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