Centre for Chronic Disease Control (CCDC) is a not-for-profit organization, registered as a society in December 2000 under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. CCDC has been recognized as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) by Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. CCDC has been granted an exemption under section 12A of the Income Tax Act, 1961.
The society has also obtained exemption u/s 80G (5) (vi) of the Income Tax Act, 1961. CCDC also holds a registration under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 1976 and is permitted by Government of India to receive and send funds from and to foreign agencies.