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Charity authority Noshir Dadrawala bemoans India’s regulatory framework for non-profit organizations
Farrokh Jijina

"Why are charitable organizations seen as receivers and not givers, when they do so much good work?” questioned Noshir Dadrawala, chief executive officer (CEO) and director, legal and corporate social responsibility compliance of the Centre for Advancement of Philanthropy (CAP) and erstwhile Bombay Parsi Punchayet trustee. Non-profit organizations (NPO) contribute two percent to the gross domestic product of the country. "It’s time we change to the correct narrative,” he stated. The CEO was reacting to an article in Business Standard (BS) of August 22, 2023 that stated that the union government’s department of revenue has always considered tax exemptions and......

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