Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar, while releasing the 10th edition of 'Directory of Environment NGOs' said a system will be created to assess the performance of such NGOs.

"We will create a system where the performance of NGOs receiving Environment Ministry's grant will be assessed to see whether the money has been spent on the purpose it was mentioned for and second, whether the message for which the amount is given has reached the people and the purpose is achieved," he said.
The Union Minister added this will be an incentive for the NGOs to perform better. "We want to create an indexation of NGOs for incentivizing them wherein good NGOs will be appreciated and others who fall back will also get stimulus to get better. We would create a constant dialogue with people through NGOs," he stated.
Javadekar further added that Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) should not be viewed as the only criterion to recognise NGOs. "FCRA is not the only criterion of recognize NGOs because there are thousands of NGOs who are working without foreign donation and they create resources within the country and work with masses and people. So those organisations will also be recognized," he said.
The directory complied by WWF has enlisted 2300 organisations and will be put on public domain after few changes and amendments, the minister said.

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