The NGO-DARPAN portal (previously referred as NGO-Partnership System (NGO-PS)) is a platform that provides space for interface between VOs/NGOs and key Government Ministries / Departments / Government Bodies. The Portal is managed at present by NITI Aayog.

This is a free facility offered by the NITI Aayog in association with National Informatics Centre to bring about greater partnership between government & voluntary sector and foster better transparency, efficiency and accountability.

Who should register?

Any VO / NGO which is registered as a trust/ society/ a private limited non-profit company, under Section 8 company (old Section-25 Company) of the Indian Companies Act should sign up on the NGO Darpan.

Why register at NGO Darpan?

It is now required that all Voluntary Organizations (VOs)/ Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) to sign up on the Portal. The Unique ID generated at registration, is mandatory to apply for grants under various schemes of Ministries/ Departments/ Governments Bodies.

Benefits for NGOs registering with NGO Darpan

  • Free listing of NGO Profile on Government website
  • Access information and resources related to schemes and projects offered by various Government ministries, departments, subsidiary bodies, etc
  • Free access to various NGOs working in your districts/state which shall be helpful for knowing them and exploring partnerships

Facilities provided by NGO Darpan

  • Get details of existing VOs / NGOs across India
  • Get details of the schemes of the participating Ministries/Departments/Government Bodies offering grants to VOs / NGOs
  • Apply online for NGO grants
  • Track status of applications for grants

10 Steps to register your NGO

  1. Open NGO Darpan Website –
  2. Click ‘Login/ Register’ button on the top-right corner of the website
  3. User Authentication’ pop-box will open up.
  4. If you have already registered on the old portal, click ‘Forgot password’. Enter your email id/ mobile number that you used for registration before to retrieve your password.
  5. If you are registering anew, click the ‘Sign Up’ button. Fill the necessary details on the form that appears. Create a UserID and a Password.
  6. Click on the ‘Submit’ button after entering all your details, you will get a message on the screen, saying “You are Successfully Registered.”
  7. Note down the Unique Id, that would be generated at that time (like, AB/2010/0001234)
  8. You will receive an email. Click the link ‘Activate your account‘.
  9. After clicking on the link, fill the Unique ID which was shown to you earlier (as in step 7).
  10. After activating your account you can use your UserID and the Password to Login into the website and avail the facilities.

Important Notes

  • Use the NGO E-mail ID to register the profile of NGO on NGO Darpan. Do not use personal E-mail ID of any staff member or board member
  • Keep the Email ID, Username and Password, Secret question and answer used/mentioned while registration safely in your NGO office

Document required (to be uploaded during registration)

  • Registration Certificate should be scanned in pdf or jpg (preferably) format, and uploaded. The size of the file should be less than 2MB.
  • In case of Trust deeds, only the first page and the page with the signature on it should be scanned and uploaded.
  • PAN car of the Organisation (Only PDF/ JPG files are allowed. Max size 2 MB)
  • PAN & Aadhar numbers of Board members (Only PDF/ JPG files are allowed. Max size 2 MB)

Details you should have before filling the registration form online

  • PAN number of the Organisation
  • Registration details – Registration Number, Date of Registration, Registration Act details,
  • Name of all Board members
  • PAN & Aadhar numbers of all Board members
  • Details of achievements (500 words)
Contact details of NGO Darpan

Voluntary Action Cell
NITI Aayog
Room No. 316 , NITI Aayog, Sansad Marg
New Delhi-110 001
Tel: 011-23042324 / 011-23042326
NGO-Darpan portal:

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