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Greenpeace India receives Rs 22 cr foreign funds in 3 yrs

Greenpeace India, which has been in the eye of a storm after an Intelligence Bureau report against it, has received Rs 22.26 crore from abroad as donations in last three years. The IB report had suggested that the NGO was one of the voluntary groups working for stalling development projects with agitations. ‘Inputs have been received against Greenpeace India Society, Chennai. As per available records, Greenpeace India Society received Rs 5.52 crore, Rs 6.74 crore and Rs 10 crore during 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13 respectively,’ Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju told Rajya Sabha.
Rijiju said adverse reports were received from intelligence agencies against NGOs such as Tuticorin Diocesan Association, East Coast Research and Development Trust, Thoothukudi, Centre for Promotion and Social Concern, Madurai and Greenpeace India Society, Chennai.

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