NGOs: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Flipkart’s Samarth supports 6 lakh artisans in India

Walmart-owned Flipkart has stated that it supports over six lakhs artisans, craftsmen and weavers in the country through its Samarth Program and it is also working on onboarding more such sellers to the said platform. Launched last year, Samarth platform is a partnership of the e-commerce giant with five NGOs to help the artisans use ..

BRAC tops the rankings of top-500 global NGOs

As per the recent rankings of top-500 global NGOs published by the Geneva-based organization NGO Adviser, the Bangladesh-based NGO BRAC has secured the first position for the fifth consecutive year. BRAC is an international development organization which was founded by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed in 1972, after Bangladesh came into existence as an independent nation ..

Recent SC Order of Audit of 30 Lakh NGOS and Issues with CAPART

On 10 January 2017, the Supreme Court had asked the government to audit and identify the accounts of around 30 Lakh NGOs which receive public funds every year for their work, but continuously fail to give proper balance sheet or account of how they had used that money. Origin of The Case The petition was ..