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Critically analyse the recently proposed FCRA 2020 amendments and explain how they have often been misused.

Topic : Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.

2. Critically analyse the recently proposed FCRA 2020 amendments and explain how they have often been misused. (250 words)

Reference: Indian Express 

Why the question:

The article explains to us in what way the FCRA 2020 amendments come as a blow to Indian civil society.

Key Demand of the question:

Critically analyse the recently proposed FCRA 2020 amendments and explain the possibility of its misuse.

Directive:

Critically analyze – When asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary. When ‘critically’ is suffixed or prefixed to a directive, one needs to look at the good and bad of the topic and give a fair judgment.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Start by explaining briefly the background of the question.

Body:

Explain in what way the recent amendments of FCRA cut out access to foreign contributions as a source of funding for most organisations and bring to an end an era of collaboration among FCRA registered civil society organisations (CSOs).

List down the concerns pointed out in the article and discuss their ill impacts on the actual mandate of the Act. Give examples to justify better.

Suggest what needs to be done to resolve the issues that have arose due to the recent amendments.

Conclusion:

Conclude with what should be the way forward.