German groups pump in Rs9710169000 to India annually

via published on April 14, 2010

Ahmedabad: In the context of German Christian group’s Ahmedabad visit and their critical comments about Gujarat’s Chief Minister Narendra Modi and Gujarat’s religious conversion related law, it would be interesting to know, how much money Germany based groups push to their Indian operations, mainly for religious conversion in the name of service.

Germany pumped in Rs 9710169000 in India as ‘foreign donation’ in year 2007-2008 according to central Home ministry report. The report is available for public on Home Ministry site. However reports of year 2008-09 and 2009-10 are not put on site for public yet. According to the Home Ministry report, Germany was the third top foreign country pushing ‘donation’ to India in year 2007 and in 2006. Germany was second top donor in year 2002,2003 and 2004 with Rs 715.04, Rs 757.13 and Rs 930.92 crore Rs respectively. Germany pumped in Rs 971.02 crore in 2007, Rs 1033.04 crore in 2006 and Rs 1062.44 crore in 2005. Gujarat received Rs 2,38,59,19,000 Rs in year 2004. Ahmedabd district received Rs 1,26,42,000 and was 9th top. In this year Germany’s Miseror Mozartstrasse pumped in Rs 44,02,83,000 and was 10th top agency. Missio pumped in Rs 40,53,15,000(Missio was responsible for Christian group’s infamous and suspicious Ahmedabad visit.) Mission Prokur pumped in Rs 37,99,40,000. Kinder Not Hilfe pumped in Rs 33,13,98,000. Terre Des Hommes -TDH pumped in Rs 30,07,17,000.

As per the Home Ministry report, two German Christian religious groups were among top 15 receiving foreign contribution. One EED-Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst e.v. of Germany pumped in Rs 105.17 crore in year 2007 only. Another group Neues Kerala C.V. Germany pumped in Rs 174.69 crore in 2007.

It is now well-known that big amount donations in the name of rural development, tribal service and other reasons go to Christian organizations involved in religious conversion of poor and tribal people.

The state of Gujarat received Rs 378.37 crore in year 2007 as foreign contribution. Gujarat was 8th top state in India in this regard in this year and also in 2006 when it received Rs 390.77 crore Rs foreign fund. In 2004 this sum was just Rs 238.59 crore. However it was 8th top even then. Gujarat’s Ahmedabad district was top 8th district in India that attracted highest foreign fun. The fund Ahmedabad district recieved in 2007 was Rs 230.31 crore.

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