NGO (Trust/Society) Registration
NGO Registration in Delhi
Knowing NGO and the Procedures of NGO Trust Registration in India
Generally, NGOs (Non-Governmental Organization) is formed by a group of individuals for undertaking various projects, managing some important functions and perform allocated work on behalf of government. In India, NGOs must be accredited by the government and registered under the Society Registration Act of 1860. Therefore, it would be right to say that NGO is an independent body performing some of the duties and works assigned by the government which may or may not be funded by the government. A NGO can be registered either under NGO trust act or Society Registration Act. The NGOs are appointed by the government to serve at registered trusts as well as societies with maximum dedication.

As NGO is an independent or private body, its operations and functionality is managed by the group of people who have formed it. But, entire management should be done in compliance with low and regulation made by the government for NGOs. Since, most of the NGOs run on the fund donated by the government, it has set some measures to have a watchful eyes on the expenditure of the fund. Government may also conduct an audit of the fund given to the NGO. There shouldn't be any profit in the work done by the NGO, and any type of funds can't be paid or transferred in the form of bonus, profits, dividend or any manner to any current and past members of the society.

What are the procedures and legalities a NGO undergoes for establishment? Our Expertise Area:
  • Registration of NGO under The Society Registration Act, 1860:
    For establishing an independent NGO under The Society Registration Act, at least 7 members forming a group must show interest in establishing the said society. All the seven members must have valid Id and address proof for authentication. After completing the required documents, the application for registration of the society is tabled at register office. He duly checks the documents and gives his conformation on it and then the Registrar of Society grants the registration of society.
  • NGO trust registration under the Indian NGO trust act:
    In India, each entity is authorised to establish a trust. But, the trust will be considered legal when it will be registered under the NGO trust act. The entire operation management of a NGO can be done through the objectives of the trust. NGO trust registration in India involves the following straightforward steps:
  • Primarily, it is vital to select the name of the trust.
  • Forming the Trust Deed that posses all essentials aims and objectives of the trust.
  • The trust can be run by the trustee or the a board of trustees contains all the forming members
  • It is significant to get a PAN card issued on the name of the trust after its registration.
  • After registration, it is also significant to open a bank account for the trust.
  • Getting the exemption under Section 80 (G) of the Income Tax Act for the exclusion of the donations from taxation.
  • Following the guidelines of RBI, it is important to get the clearance from RBI for entitling the trust for the acceptance of foreign funds.
  • Take responsibility; file ITR of the trust on time.