Jammu, Feb 7 (GNS): The state government on Wednesday said that Rs 30.15 lakhs were given as grant-in-aid 20 NGOs, one of them from outside state during 2016-17.

Replying to a question by MLA Engineer Rashid, Minister Social Welfare Department Sajjad Lone said that outside state registration SOS (save our Souls) Children village, Rehmat Abad Lane Hyderpora Srinagar was given 2.25 lacs as grant-in-aid during the period.

Regarding others, he according to GNS said Elite welfare Research Organization, Baramulla was given Rs 1.25 Lacs. J&K Rural Welfare Institute Dab Ganderbal 1.40 lacs, Al-Habib Foundation Chandpora Harwan, Srinagar 0.75 lacs, The Human Race, Amnoo, Kulgam Rs 1.00 lacs, Voluntary Organization on Environmental and Socio-Economic Planning (VOSEP) A.K. Pora Anantnag Rs 1.00 lac, Blind Northern Federation of Blind Kashmir, Dewan Bagh, Baramulla Rs 2.00 lacs, M/s Mehjoor Youth Welfare Society, Jamia Masjid Chowk, Arigam Budgam Rs 1.00 lacs, Jetking Welfare society, Ahmed Complex Baramulla. Rs 1.00 lacs , Jahan-I Nau, Near Post Office, Kulgam Rs 1.00 lacs , Cultural Educational and Environmental organization (CEEO India) Mehdi colony Yousufabad Budgam rs 1.00 lacs , Al-Hayat Welfare Society, Pokhribal Batakadal, Lalbazar Srinagar Rs 1.75 lacs, Home for Aged & Infirm, Kathua Jammu Rs 1.25 lacs , Ved Mandir Bal Niketan, Ambphalla Jammu Rs 3.00 lacs , J&K Samaj Kalyan Kendra, Shahidi chowk, Jammu Rs 3.50 lacs , J&K Kusht Ashram Society Bhagwati Nagar, Jammu Rs 4.00 , Balgran-A Charitable Home for Destitute Children, Channi Rama Jammu Rs 3.00 , Association of Social Health in India (ASHI), Kachi Chowani Jammu Rs 0.50 lacs , Vasudeva Kutumbakum Welfare Society, Rajeev Nagar, Jammu rs 0.50 lacs  and Bepties Fellowship, the Ministry of God Social & Child Care Society, Patyali Check Sangrampur Jammu Rs 0.25 lac. (GNS)