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Closure of India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians (IDF-OI) was approved to enhance support in channelizing Diaspora’s contribution to GoI’s programmes like National Mission for clean Ganga & Swachh Bharat Mission.

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Image of India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians

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  • National Mission for clean Ganga was registered on 12th August 2011 under Societies Registration Act 1860 & acted as execution arm of National Ganga River Basin Authority.

  • Swachh Bharat Mission was launched on 2nd Oct. 2014 w/aim of to clean up streets, roads & infrastructure of India’s cities, small towns & rural areas.

Detail about Overseas Indian

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Image of Types of Overseas Indian

Image of Types of Overseas Indian

  • As per section 6 of IT Act of 1961, Non-Resident is person who has not stayed in India for purposes of IT Act for 182 days in F. Y.

  • Person of Indian Origin means foreign citizen who were born in India as defined in GoI Act, 1935.

Background:

  • IFD-OI was approved as an autonomous not-for-profit Trust, to facilitate Overseas Indian Philanthropy in Social & Development projects in India.

  • An extensive review of IDF-OI was initiated in 2015, as it received donation of Rs. 36.80 lakhs b/w Dec. 2008 & March 2015.

  • Promotion of GoI’s Flagship programmes identified by State Govts. was added to mandate of IDF-OI.

  • Trust were received Rs. 10.16 Cr. b/w April 2015 & March 2018 for projects related to National Mission for Clean Ganga & Swachh Bharat Mission, administered by their Administrative Agencies.

  • 9th Meeting of Board of Trustees of IDF-OI decided that Trust would be closed down by March 31, 2018.

- Published/Last Modified on: May 31, 2018

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