NGO is a non-profit organization that functions independently. In India, NGOs can be registered as a Society, Trust and section 8 companies depending on the activity an individual wishes to undertake. A Non-Profit Organization is a voluntary group or institution that works for a social cause.
In common understanding of the status, NGOs are involved in carrying out the activities at a wide range only for the benefit of the society at large. The activities performed by the NGOs include but are not limited to-Environmental, Social, Advocacy, and human rights work. NGOs work to promote social or political change on a wider scale and also play a critical part in developing society, improving communities, and promoting citizen participation. There are three legal ways an NGO can be registered, which are as follows: - (1) Trust (2) Societies & (3) Section 8 Companies.