NGO Darpan Registration: Documents Required, Fees, and Complete Procedure
NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog was formed in January 2015 with the aim to achieve, maintain, and promote sustainable development goals. It’s principle includes people participation in government schemes. To accomplish the principle, NGO Darpan under NITI Aayog works for a better partnership and relation between NGOs and the Government Departments.
NGO Darpan is an online portal maintained by the NITI Aayog. It is a portal where all the NGOs/VOs have to register themselves if they want to apply for grants under various schemes of Government departments and Ministries. Read to know about the benefits, process, and fees for NGO Darpan registration.
NGO Darpan is a portal handled and maintained by NITI Aayog and National Informatics Center. It serves as an interface between the government departments and the NGOs/VOs. This portal was earlier maintained by the Planning Commission, which was replaced with NITI Aayog in January 2015.
The Unique ID generated by registering on the portal is needed when NGOs/VOs wish to have government fundings, and all information related to schemes and policies of the Government.
This however becomes mandatory in some cases when there is grant of funds by the Government Ministries and Departments. By Registering on NGO Darpan Portal, a unique ID is generated which further is needed at the time of filing FCRA registration form, Form-10A, and others also. The other government ministries and departments are also now giving recognition to NGO Darpan Registration.
This portal also helps in maintaining data and records of all the NGOs/VOs in the state which conclude with more transparency, efficiency, and accountability and greater partnership between the government and the voluntary sector.
Any VO / NGO which is registered as a trust/ society/ a private limited nonprofit company, under section-25 Company of the Indian Companies Act, 1956 are eligible to get registered under Niti Aayog. No individual can apply for NGO Darpan or NITI Aayog registration.
Benefits of NGO Darpan
It enables NGO to take multiple grants from the Government.
It creates transparency and credibility of the NGO among the public and the Government and hence creating more donation opportunities from the public.
NGOs can get all the latest and related information related to the Government schemes.
It is mandatory in case they seek funding from the Government.
While Filing FCRA Registration and Form -10A in Income Tax Act, Darpan ID Details are required to be filled.
Documents Required for Registration on NGO Darpan
All the details and documents that is required at the time of NGO Darpan Registration is stated below:
Basic Details of NGO (NGO Name & Address)
NGO Registration Certificate
PAN & Aadhaar Number
Valid Email ID & Mobile Number
Last 5 years Grant received details
Details related to working area of NGO
NGO Darpan Registration Fees in India
The charges for registration on NGO Darpan portal with Professional Utilities is only ₹999. You can have your Darpan ID for applying grant-in-aids by registering yourself on NGO Darpan Portal.
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Procedure of NGO Darpan Registration
The process for NGO Darpan, if to be understood in one simple line, then it could be like Signing up on the portal, giving all details and getting your NGO Darpan ID. But it is not that simple. Let’s understand the whole process in detail.
Step 1: Documentation
The very first step in almost every registration process is the documentation. The documents that are required while registering NGO Darpan are already discussed above. You must have them with you at the time of registration on NGO Darpan portal.
Step 2: Details Fill Up
The next step after having documents is filling up the details on the portal. Once you sign up, start adding the details for your NGO Darpan registration. The details basically get filled up in 6 different sections, namely:
Source of Funds
Key Contact Information
Step 3: Online Submission
When all the details related to the NGO are filled, it gets ready for submission. After filing all those details in different sections, the next section is where the UIN is generated and given to you i.e. Unique ID Details.
Step 4: Verification by the Department
When the details are verified and filled by your end, the next step involves the department to verify all those details. If found correct, then the department issues a UIN (Unique Identification Number), which is also called Darpan ID. It is displayed under the Unique ID Details section of your Login Account on NGO Darpan portal.
NGO Darpan Registration with Professional Utilities
The process of NGO Darpan seems to be quite simple like only signing up and filling the form. But in reality this process takes some considerable amount of time and knowledge. We at Professional Utilities can make this whole process hassle-free for you in just three simple steps.
For registering on NGO Darpan in a hassle free and smooth manner, you always have the option to get in touch with Professional Utilities. Our three simple step process makes it even more time efficient for you.
Is Darpan registration compulsory?
For getting funds from the Government schemes, it is mandatory to obtain NGO Darpan ID. It is even used in case of filing FCRA form and Form 10A.
How can I get an NGO Darpan ID?
NGO Darpan ID is mentioned on the certificate which you get after registering on NGO Darpan portal.
How can I Register my NGO?
There are three different types of NGO for which you can register,