• Darpan, which stands for “Digital Repository and Portal for NGOs,” is an initiative of the National Informatics Centre (NIC) in India. It is a platform designed to facilitate the registration and monitoring of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) operating in the country. NGOs can use the Darpan portal to register themselves, update their profiles, and access various government schemes and benefits.

    Here’s a general guide on how NGOs can register on the Darpan portal:

    NGO Darpan Registration Process:

    1. Visit the Darpan Portal:

    2. New User Registration:

      • If you are a new user, click on the “New User Registration” link on the portal’s homepage.
    3. Registration Form:

      • Fill in the registration form with the required details. This may include the organization’s name, address, contact information, registration details, and key personnel details.
    4. Create a User ID and Password:

      • Choose a user ID and password for the NGO’s account on the Darpan portal. Ensure that the password meets the specified security criteria.
    5. Verification:

      • Verify the registration details and submit the registration form.
    6. Email Verification:

      • You may receive an email for verification purposes. Follow the instructions in the email to verify your registration.
    7. Login to Darpan Portal:

      • After successful verification, log in to the NGO Darpan portal using the user ID and password you created.
    8. NGO Profile Update:

      • Complete your NGO’s profile by providing additional details such as vision, mission, objectives, areas of operation, projects, and financial details.
    9. Upload Documents:

      • Upload scanned copies of relevant documents, including the registration certificate, Memorandum of Association (MOA), and Annual Report.
    10. Submit for Approval:

      • Once the profile is complete, submit it for approval. The Darpan team will review the information.
    11. Approval and Unique ID:

      • Upon approval, you will receive a unique ID for your NGO, and your organization will be listed in the Darpan database.
    12. Access Government Schemes:

      • NGOs registered on Darpan gain access to various government schemes and initiatives. The portal serves as a platform for NGOs to connect with government programs.

    Notes and Tips:

    • Ensure that you have all necessary documents and information ready before starting the registration process.
    • Follow the instructions provided on the portal for a smooth registration experience.
    • Keep your login credentials secure and confidential.