A non-governmental organization (NGO) is any non-profit, voluntary citizens' group which is organized on a local, national or international level. While the term "NGO" has various interpretations, it is generally accepted to include private organizations that operate without government control and that are non-profit and non-criminal. Other definitions further clarify NGOs as associations that are non-religious and non-military. NGO as a charitable and religious associations manages private fund for development, distribution of Food, clothes, medicines, equipments, facilities and tools to needy persons and communities. At Last, NGO is non Profit making organization, works for no profit and no gain so it is also known and indentified as Non Profit Organization (NPO).
In India, there are following three legal forms exist for an NGO or Non-Profit Organizations: