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Data pertaining to receipt and utilization of foreign contribution for 2011-12 has been compiled. Its salient features are as below:
I. A total of 43527 Associations were registered under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act upto 31.3.2012. During the year 2011-12, 2001 Associations were granted registration and 304 Associations were granted prior permission to receive foreign contribution.
II. 22702 Associations reported a total receipt of an amount of Rs.11,546.29 crore as foreign contribution. This includes 9509 Associations which received Nil amount.
III. Among the States and the Union Territories, the highest receipt of foreign contribution was reported by Delhi (Rs. 2285.75 crore), followed by Tamil Nadu (Rs. 1704.76 crore) and Andhra Pradesh (Rs. 1258.52 crore).
IV. Among the districts, the highest receipt of foreign contribution was reported by Chennai (Rs. 889.99 crore), followed by Mumbai (Rs. 825.40 crore) and Bangalore(Rs. 812.48 crore).
V. The list of donor countries continues to be led by the USA (Rs. 3838.23 crore) followed by UK (Rs. 1219.02 crore) and Germany (Rs. 1096.01 crore).
VI. The list of foreign donors is topped by the Compassion International, USA (Rs. 183.83 crore) followed by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, USA (Rs.130.77 crore) and the Kinder Not Hilfe e. V (KNH), Germany (Rs.51.76 crore).
VII. Among the Associations which reported receipt of foreign contribution, the highest amount of foreign contribution was received by the World Vision of India, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (Rs. 233.38 crore), followed by the Believers Church India Pathanamthitta, Kerala (Rs. 190.05 crore) and Rural Development Trust, Ananthapur, A.P. (Rs. 144.39 crore).
VIII The highest amount of foreign contribution was received and utilized for Activities other than those mentioned above (Rs. 2253.61 crore), followed by Rural Development (Rs. 945.77 crore), Welfare of Children (Rs. 929.22 crore), Construction and Maintenance of school/colleges (Rs.824.11 crore) and Research (Rs. 539.14 crore).