As per section 12(1) of the National Trust Act any Voluntary Organization or the Association of Parents of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) or the "Association of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), working in the field of Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities" already registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860(21 of 1860), or section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956(1 of 1956), or as a Public Charitable Trust, under Persons With Disability (PWD)Act, 1995 or Revised Persons with Disabilities (RPWD) Act, 2016 in the concerned state, can apply for registration in National Trust by filling online form along with form `E’ (to be generated through the online system while filling up the online registration form) duly signed and stamped by the President/General Secretary of the organization.
The registration of such organization shall be necessary with the Trust for availing benefits under the schemes of the Trust.
How to apply online for Registration with the National Trust -
Before one starts filling up the online form, please go through it carefully –
Check your eligibility - The NGO should have already been working in the field of National Trust related Disabilities namely Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation, Multiple Disabilities (Also refer to Guidelines in this regard).
2) The NGO should have a valid registration under –
i) - The Societies Act / Public Charitable Trust Act,
ii) - Persons with Disabilities (PWD) Act / RPWD Act, 2016.
iii)- NGO-Darpan Portal of Niti Aayog.
The following documents are required to apply for registration:
Registration Fees is Rs. 2000/- for urban & Rs. 1000/- for rural area. The fee is to be deposited electronically.
The NGO should upload all the documents with the on-line application.
Hard copies of all requisite documents, including duly signed and stamped Form- E (generated through online process), must be submitted in the National Trust office within seven days of online submission.
In case of any discrepancy found at any later stage between the on-line application and hard copies submitted, the National Trust will be at liberty to cancel/ modify / withdraw its approval. In such a case, the Registration Fees will not be refunded.
The National Trust registration will be generally co-terminus with the registration under PwD Act-1995 or RPWD Act, 2016. During the period, the organization should also have the valid registration on NGO-Darpan Portal of Niti Aayog. The NGOs who are registered with the National Trust and whenever their PWD Act registration expires, shall be given a grace period of 6 months to one year, for getting new registration under PWD Act.
Selecting the Correct Category of the organization, while filling up the online registration form (for New Registration as well as for Renewal of Registration)- While filling up the online registration form, the NGO / RO should appropriately select one of the following three categories of registration with the National Trust –
‘Association of Persons with Disabilities’ - If more than 50% Governing Body Members / Board Trustees / Managing Committee Members of the NGO are Persons with National Trust related Disabilities;
‘Association of Parents of Persons with Disabilities’ - If more than 50% Governing Body Members / Board Trustees / Managing Committee Members of the NGO / RO are Parents of Persons with Disabilities related to the National Trust;
‘Voluntary Organization’ - Remaining NGOs / ROs should select this category.
Application for renewal of registration should be submitted to National Trust 6 months prior to expiry of the date of registration under National Trust Act.
Last Updated On: 04-01-2022
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