Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said among those NGOs which were prohibited from receiving the foreign funds include 14 from Andhra Pradesh, 12 from Tamil Nadu, five each from Gujarat and Odisha, four each from Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Kerala and three from Delhi.

In July 2014, the Narendra Modi government had decided to closely scrutinize flow of funds to all such NGOs against whom an adverse report has been received from Intelligence Bureau.

By then the government has already put Greenpeace International and Climate Works Foundation under scanner and made it mandatory for them to take permission from home ministry before pumping any funds in India. 

NGOs in India receive foreign donations in excess of Rs 10,000 crore annually from over 150 countries.

A IB has revealed that the "areas of action" of the foreign-funded NGOs include anti-nuclear, anti-coal and anti-GM organisms protests.

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