Fundraising research specialist sets up new company

first_imgFundraising research specialist sets up new company AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Consulting & Agencies Prospect research  48 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 6 May 2012 | News Fundraising research expert Matt Ide has left his role as Research Manager at THINK Consulting to set up a new research-led fundraising consultancy.Giving Insight will be working with not-for-profits in the UK and internationally not only to identify new sources of funding but also help organisations better understand the giving landscape and implications for investment. The company has been co-founded with Mair Bosworth, former Research and Information Manager at ActionAid UK and one-time Research Consultant at Factary.www.givinginsight.org About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

Special Permit Required For Missionary ,Tabligh & Journalistic Activities: Home Ministry Issues Notification Specifying Rights Of OCI Cardholders

first_imgNews UpdatesSpecial Permit Required For Missionary ,Tabligh & Journalistic Activities: Home Ministry Issues Notification Specifying Rights Of OCI Cardholders LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK4 March 2021 10:35 PMShare This – xThe Central Government issued a notification specifying some rights to Overseas Citizen of India Cardholders.OCI Cardholders can apply for multiple entry lifelong visa for visiting India for any purpose. However, OCI cardholder shall be required to obtain a special permission or a Special Permit from the competent authority or the Foreigners Regional Registration Officer or the…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Central Government issued a notification specifying some rights  to Overseas Citizen of India Cardholders.OCI Cardholders can apply for multiple entry lifelong visa for visiting India for any purpose. However, OCI cardholder shall be required to obtain a special permission or a Special Permit from the competent authority or the Foreigners Regional Registration Officer or the Indian Mission concerned if the visit is for following purposes::- (i) to undertake research; (ii) to undertake any Missionary or Tabligh or Mountaineering or Journalistic activities; (iii) to undertake internship in any foreign Diplomatic Missions or foreign Government organisations in India or to take up employment in any foreign Diplomatic Missions in India; (iv) to visit any place which falls within the Protected or Restricted or prohibited areas as notified by the Central Government or competent authority.Exemption from registration with the Foreigners Regional Registration Officer or Foreigners Registration OfficerOCI cardholders can also claim exemption from registration with the Foreigners Regional Registration Officer or Foreigners Registration Officer for any length of stay in India. But the OCI cardholders who are normally resident in India shall intimate the jurisdictional Foreigners Regional Registration Officer or the Foreigners Registration Officer by email whenever there is a change in permanent residential address and in their occupation.Parity with Indian Nationals in some mattersThey are given parity with Indian nationals in the matter of,- (i) tariffs in air fares in domestic sectors in India; and (ii) entry fees to be charged for visiting national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, the national monuments, historical sites and museums in India.Parity with NRIs in some mattersOCI cardholders are also given parity with Non-Resident Indians in the matter of,- (i) inter-country adoption of Indian children subject to the compliance of the procedure as laid down by the competent authority for such adoption; (ii) appearing for the all India entrance tests such as National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, Joint Entrance Examination (Mains), Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) or such other tests to make them eligible for admission only against any Non-Resident Indian seat or any supernumerary seat: Provided that the OCI cardholder shall not be eligible for admission against any seat reserved exclusively for Indian citizens; (iii) purchase or sale of immovable properties other than agricultural land or farm house or plantation property; and (iv) pursuing the following professions in India as per the provisions contained in the applicable relevant statutes or Acts as the case may be, namely:- (a) doctors, dentists, nurses and pharmacists; (b) advocates; (c) architects; (d) chartered accountants;In respect of all other economic, financial and educational fields not specified in this notification or the rights and privileges not covered by the notifications made by the Reserve Bank of India under the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (42 of 1999), the OCI cardholder shall have the same rights and privileges as a foreigner, the notification reads.Click here to Read/Download NotificationNext Storylast_img read more