List of Chennai-based Christian organizations receiving funds from abroad – IndiaFacts Staff

Compassion International (Caruna Bal Vikas)

Chennai has 545 Christian organizations of various hues engaged in various activities impacting public life and society, and operating in various spheres in the non-profit (NGO) and/or charitable sector, which received foreign funding. These organizations are registered with the Ministry of Home Affairs and have submitted their annual FCRA returns.

Of these, a significant number are directly run by the Christian Church or are affiliated to one or the other Church denomination or are missionary organizations. The foreign funding received by these Christian organizations shown in the following graphic are for the year 2011-12. They are ranked in the order of the sum they have received—the organization that received the highest funding is ranked at 1 and so on. 

The total amount received by these Christian organizations based out of Chennai and its suburbs during the year 2011-12 is INR 543.97 crores.

Thanks to Sigh Baboo for his inputs and data analysis. IndiaFacts, 21 January 2015

Christian Missions in Chennai

World Vision India

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Chennai: Slaughter houses use 3000 litre water for 1 kg meat – Manish Raj

Illegally transported cattle in Tamil Nadu are handled with unspeakable cruelty.

Illegal slaughter house in Chromepet near Chennai.Chennai: The National Green Tribunal‘s southern bench on Friday directed the Chennai Corporation to file a detailed report on the steps it has taken to close down the illegal slaughter houses in the city.

The bench, comprising Justice Chokkalingam and expert member R Nagendran, said a report submitted to it by the corporation on November 29 was not satisfactory. Directing the civic body to submit a detailed report, the bench adjourned the matter to January 22.

The tribunal’s direction came on a complaint filed by People for Cattle in India (PFCI) which sought its direction to the corporation to clamp down on 20 places where illegal slaughter animals is taking place.

When the matter came up for hearing on Friday, the bench asked the key respondents—the Chennai Corporation and Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board—on the steps taken to curb the menace of such slaughter houses.

In its reply, a corporation official said measures were being undertaken under the Public Health Act. “Raid was conducted in Anna Nagar zone and around 22,400kg of rotting meat was destroyed,” said the official.

Expert member Nagendran pointed out that around 3,000 liters of water was used in processing a kilogram of meat and this was being done in a scenario where the city was suffering a severe water shortage. – Times of India, 6 December 2013

Unlicensed slaughter house in Chennai.