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House Ministry refused FCRA renewal utility of Mom Teresa’s charity

By means of PTI

NEW DELHI:  The Ministry of House Affairs on Monday stated the Missionaries of Charity’s utility for renewal of the International Contribution (Law) Act (FCRA) registration was once refused on December 25 for now not assembly eligibility prerequisites as some hostile inputs had been gained.

In a observation, the MHA additionally stated that it didn’t freeze any account of the Missionaries of Charity however the State Financial institution of India has knowledgeable that the organisation itself despatched a request to the financial institution to freeze its accounts.

The MHA observation got here hours after West Bengal Leader Minister Mamata Banerjee claimed the Centre had frozen all financial institution accounts of the organisation based through Mom Teresa.

“Stunned to listen to that on Christmas, Union Ministry FROZE ALL BANK ACCOUNTS of Mom Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity in India! Their 22,000 sufferers & staff had been left with out meals & medications. Whilst the legislation is paramount, humanitarian efforts will have to now not be compromised,” Banerjee tweeted.

The MHA stated the applying for the renewal of FCRA registration of MoC was once refused on December 25 for now not assembly the eligibility prerequisites underneath the FCRA 2010 and the International Contribution Law Laws (FCRR) 2011.

“No request or revision utility has been gained from Missionaries of Charity for evaluate of this refusal of renewal,” the observation stated. The Missionaries of Charity’s registration underneath the FCRA was once legitimate as much as October 31, 2021.

The MHA stated the validity was once due to this fact prolonged as much as December 31, 2021, together with different FCRA associations whose renewal packages had been pending renewal.

“Then again, whilst making an allowance for the MoC’s renewal utility, some hostile inputs had been spotted.

In attention of those inputs on document, the renewal utility of MoC was once now not authorized,” the observation stated.

The FCRA registration of MoC was once legitimate as much as December 31, 2021 and the MHA didn’t freeze any account of the MoC.

“The State Financial institution of India has knowledgeable that MoC itself despatched a request to SBI to freeze its accounts,” the observation stated.

The Missionaries of Charity is a Catholic non secular congregation established in 1950 through Mom Teresa.

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