SAC approves legislation to streamline working of NGOs, Societies

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Jammu, Nov 28: The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik approved the ‘Jammu & Kashmir Societies Registration (Amendment) Act, 2018’ to curb the mushroom growth of NGOs/Societies and streamline their functioning.
Provisions for renewal, appeal, de-registration and mandatory requirement of maintenance of accounts, address, details of members etc have been incorporated.
The amendment will help to streamline the various issues related to NGOs/Societies and improve accountability.