NGOs India

NGOs in North East States of India

North Eastern India is the region comprises the eight contiguous states – Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura. North East India is internationally sharing the border with Nepal, Bhutan, China, Bangladesh and Myanmar. North East India is connected to East India with a narrow corridor. Although there is great cultural and religious difference within the states, they have some similarities socially and economically. The region is the home of wild animals like one horned Rhinoceros, Elephants and other wild animals. These States are famous for its Tea Estates, Silk, Petroleum, Handicrafts, Handloom Weaving, Wildlife Sanctuaries, bamboo and Brahmaputra River. They speak the Regional languages – Assamese, Bodo, Meiteilon, Garo, Khasi, Mizo, Kokborok, Bengali, Limbu, Nepali, Hindi, English and the local tribal spoken languages and dialects. North East India is the most Bio-diverse region of the country.

North East Indian states have Ethnic and Tribal groups and communities. The major Tribal and Ethnic Communities of the Eatern Indian states are known as : Adivasi, Ahom, Angami, Ao, Anāl Naga, Apatani, Assamese, Bahun, Bengali, Bhutia, Bishnupriya, Biate, Bodo, Bru, Chakhesang, Chakma, Chhetri, Chutiya, Chorei, Deori, Dimasa, Garo, Gurung, Hajong, Hmar, Jamatia, Karbi, Kami, Khasi, Khampti, Koch, Kom, Konyak, Kuki, Lepcha, Limbu, Lotha, Magar, Mao, Maram, Meitei, Mishing, Mizo, Mara, Monsang, Mishmi, Naga, Nepali, Noatia, Paite, Pnar, Poumai, Purvottar maithili, Rai, Rabha, Ranglong (Langrong), Reang, Rongmei, Sangtam, Sumi, Singpho, Sonowal Kachari, Sylheti, Tamang, Tangkhul, Tiwa, Thengal Kachari, Tripuri, Yimchunger, Zomi people (Paite, Vaiphei, Zou, Teddim, Simte, Gangte) and other communities.
North Eastern India have wide tribal and remote region in India. Many Non Governmental Organisations/ Non Profit Organisations/ Volunteer Organisations (NGOs/ NPOs/ VOs) are working for those tribal and backward areas and their Development and social Welfare Issues. NGOs/ NPOs/ VOs are running the social activities programmes and working for health, education and empowerment, providing services for physical, social, psychological and educational development of children, working towards the women development and education, running activities for prevention of the natural resources and quality improvement, creating the opportunity for livelihood through sustainable use of resources, working for tribal and backward community issues, bamboo plantation, working for ecological stability for socio-economic security of society, running health care programmes, creating and helping the People to create a Self Help Group, operating relief and rehabilitation centres, Creating and supporting the people for development in Rural and Urban areas, working for the welfare and development of deprived street children, orphans, poor old aged people and youth in rural and tribal area, disaster and flood management activities, working for deprived people, awareness programmes for environmental protection, providing opportunities to distress and needy women to earn and live with dignity, malnutrition, working for gender equity and human development, functioning Vocational training courses to motivate people to achieve their requirement, working for children, youth and women care, running animal welfare programmes for pet and wild animals and many other issues.

Information about North Eastg Indian states, languages, communities and cultures can be found here in the NCERT’s E-Book of North East India.

Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region

North Eastern Council
North Eastern Council of Government of India is the nodal agency for the economic and social development of the North Eastern Region with eight States of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura.

North East Tourism

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NGO Consultancy
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NGO News
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NGO – Trust or Society

Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) or Non Profit Organisation (NPO) can be registered by many registration processes in India like Society, Company, Trust or any valid formation but status of the registered organisation is equal and equally recognised as NGO (Non Governmental Organisation /Non-Profit Organisation).

Registration process of NGO under Indian Trust Act, Society Registration Act, Company Registration Act or any other act/ law are different but the status of the registered organisation is equal as NGO. There is no difference in the status of NGO to get funding from Central/State Government Departments/ Ministries, Foreign funding agencies, Indian funding agencies, companies for Corporate social responsibility, individuals or any support agencies.
NGO registered through any process/ act can get registered under Income Tax Act, Foreign Currency Regulation Act (FCRA) or any kind of registration with any Government requirement. Every registered NGO are not eligible for the registration under various departments’ registration. The NGO must fulfill the registration process and parameters as required by the concerned department or authority. But the basic registration parameters do not matter that by which act the Voluntary Organisation is registered as NGO.

Just check here the comparison, difference and similarity between Trust, Society and Non Profit Company: Trust, Society and Company.
So now question is that how to register and under which act you have to register NGO? What kind of NGO is suitable to operate and manage? For answer and solution you can discuss with NGO Consultants at