Top 6 Current Affairs Questions on Grant Assistance for Grassroots Projects (GGP)

The Grant Assistance for Grassroots Projects (GGP) is a financial assistance scheme of Japan. GGP is provided by Japan for development projects designed to meet the diverse basic human needs of the people in over 100 countries including India.

Q1. When was Grant Assistance for Grassroots Projects launched by Japan?

1989

Q2. Grant Assistance for Grassroots Projects is being offered to how many countries?

More than 100 countries including India

Q3. Which organizations does GGP cover in India?

The GGP scheme supports projects implemented by non-profit organizations such as NGOs, medical and educational institutions, which are eligible to receive foreign funds under the concerned law of the Government of India.

Q4. What is the Eligibility for GGP scheme?

The organization must be International, National or Local NGO/Medical Institution/Educational Institution/Community-Based Organization (CBO). The organisation must also be registered under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 1976. Along with this, the organisation must be registered under the relevant registration acts including national and state acts.

Q5. How much amount is provided under GGP Scheme?

Maximum amount per project is 10 million Japanese Yen.

Q6. What are the major areas covered through GGP Scheme?

Basic Human Needs and Human Security, Primary Education and Adult Illiteracy, Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation, Women’s Empowerment, Environment Protection, CSR projects, Poverty Alleviation, etc.

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