In India Social Sector or a NGO can be registered in the Form of a charitable Society, Trust (Public) or a Section 8 Company under Companies Act, 2013 (limited by shares or guarantee) (earlier Sec 25 Companies under Companies Act, 1956).
The Firm's team has an extensive experience in setting up non-profit and social organizations in India for its several national and international clients. The Firm assists clients by providing following services:
Based on the clients pre-requisite, guiding and assisting in choosing the best entity amongst a Section 8 Company, Society or a Trust;
Drafting of Memorandum & Article of Association, Rules & Regulations & Bye-laws and Trust Deed of a Section 8 Company, Society or a Trust, as the case may be;
Registration of NGO with Registrar of Company, Registrar of Society or Registrar of Assurance, as the case may be;
Obtaining necessary approvals, prior permissions, registrations required from the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, 2010 (FCRA) Ministry of Home Affairs, India for receiving foreign contributions from foreign sources; registrations under Income Tax Act (under Section 12A and 80G) and other approval/registrations for smooth operations of the organization;
Filing of annual returns and maintaining of other documents/ records under applicable laws.