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 said in 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.

"Based on inspections/ investigations, the registration of Tuticorin Diocesan Association and Centre for Promotion and Social Concern under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) were suspended and their bank accounts frozen," he said, adding FCRA registration of East Coast Research and Development Trust was cancelled.

The Minister said during 2011-12, a total of 13,193 NGOs reported a total receipt of Rs 11,546.29 crore as foreign contribution.

In 2011-12, World Vision of India, Tamil Nadu got Rs 233.38 crore, Believers Church India, Kerala got Rs 190.05 crore, Rural Development Trust, Andhra Pradesh got Rs 144.39 crore.

Tuticorin Diocesan Association received Rs 4.10 crore foreign contribution, East Coast Research and Development Trust, Thoothukudi got Rs 2.22 lakh, Centre for Promotion and Social Concern, Madurai got Rs 3.50 crore and Greenpeace India Society, Chennai received Rs 6.74 crore.

(Agencies)

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