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The CAP blog features up to the minute legal and compliance-related developments that would be of interest and even immense value to readers. All legal news and updates are posted here as they happen.
Extension of due dates, refunds, reductions, virtual meetings & other reliefs
August 10, 2020
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and lock-down, the Government of India has provided some reliefs in terms of extension of...
Gujarat charity commissioner cracks whip on certain NGOs
July 23, 2020
According to a report published in the Times of India (July 23, 2020) “the charity commissioner (Gujarat) has warned about...
Scopes for ‘CSR Activity’ widened but are funds still available?
June 26, 2020
Ministry of Corporate Affairs has amended Clause (vi) of Schedule VII of the Indian Companies Act 2013 to include measures...
Doing Good Index 2020
June 21, 2020
The Hong Kong based Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society (CAPS) has released the second edition of its Doing Good...
HR / Labour Laws
Payment of remuneration/wages during lock-down
June 6, 2020
A number of NGOs have been asking us about payment of wages to their staff during the lock-down. In our...
Niti Aayog’s ‘Appeal’ to NGOs
May 23, 2020
Organisations which are registered on Niti Aayog’s ‘NGO Darpan’ Portal may have received an email from “Team VAC (Voluntary Action...
Date for re-validating tax exemption & deduction extended
May 9, 2020
The Government of India seems adamant about putting charitable as also religious trusts and institutions through the exercise of revalidating...
HR / Labour Laws
Is your NGO ready for post lock-down?
May 4, 2020
While still under lock-down has your NGO’s Governing Board or Senior Management Personnel given any thought to your organisation's fiscal...
FORCE not in force!
April 26, 2020
The Indian Revenue Service Association (IRSA) has submitted a recommendation paper called Fiscal Options & Response to Covid-19 Epidemic (FORCE)...