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NGO funds outweigh grants to government

NGO funds outweigh grants to government

PRITHVI MAN SHRESTHA, Aug 28 Kathmandu
As non-government organisations and international NGOs face increasing scrutiny over transparency of funding, statistics reveal that the country received more funds through such institutions than foreign grants received by the government last fiscal year.According to the Social Welfare Council (SWC), the I/NGO regulatory body, the country received a total of Rs39 billion through such organisations in the fiscal year 2017-18, against the total grant of Rs36.16 billion received by the Nepal government in the same period.
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