Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)

Foreign Contributions are regulated by MHA.There is an act named Foreign Contibutions Regulations Act,1976 (FCRA) to regulate the Foreign Contribution.The prime objective of the Act is to regulate the acceptance and utilization of foreign contribution and foreign hospitality by persons and associations working in the important areas of national life. The focus of the Act is to ensure that the foreign contribution and foreign hospitality is not utilized to affect or influence electoral politics, public servants, judges and other people working the important areas of national life like journalists, printers and publishers of newspapers, etc. The Act also seeks to regulate flow of foreign funds to voluntary organizations with the objective of preventing any possible diversion of such funds towards activities detrimental to the national interest and to ensure that individuals and organizations may function in a manner consistent with the values of the sovereign democratic republic.

For more details go to the following link:

http://mha.nic.in/fcra.htm