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The Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research (CNES), a registered non-profit organization, is actively engaged in a range of initiatives that address health, governance sectors, and river studies.

Boat Clinics

A significant and impactful endeavor initiated by CNES is the Boat Clinic Program, which set sail in 2004 with the support of the World Bank using a single boat. Since its inception, the program has seen remarkable growth, now running 15 boat clinics that operate along the Brahmaputra River, providing vital healthcare services from Dhubri in the west to Tinsukia in the east. This program is being supported by the National Health Mission in Assam.

Latest News & Activities

Empowering Women in Assam: e-SAATHI’s Journey

At the Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research (C-NES), our commitment to amplifying the voices of women in Assam has led us on an incredible journey. In our pursuit of empowerment, the e-SAATHI team has been actively engaging with women in Assam who are benefiting from our digital solution. One remarkable facet of…

C-NES Receives Multi-Utility Vehicle from SBI on 77th Independence Day

In a gesture that reflects the spirit of collaboration and social responsibility, State Bank of India (SBI) handed over a multi-utility vehicle to the Centre for North East Studies (C-NES) on the occasion of India’s 77th Independence Day. The donation was made as a part of SBI’s proactive Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy, marking the…

Presentation at Jamia

On 8th August 2023, Sanjoy Hazarika, Managing Trustee, delivered a presentation to the  two week  Online 2-Week Refresher Course in Human Rights & Social Inclusion (Interdisciplinary) organized by the  Human Resource Development Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi,  Mr. Hazarika spoke on Human Rights in the North-east; Continuing Challenges.    About 40 Faculty members of different Colleges and Universities from across the country participated. At…

By the Brahmaputra (Vol: 60)

By the Brahmaputra (Vol: 60) C-NES Newsletter (April – June 2023)   C-NES and – askNivi- Project e-SAATHI (Strengthening ANC/PNC via AskNivi Tailored Health Information, referrals, and follow-up) is a coalition of Population Council Consulting (PCC), in partnership with Nivi India and Sitaram Bhartia Institute of Science and Research (SBISR), in collaboration with the Federation…

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Radio Brahmaputra, a CNES programme

Radio Brahmaputra

Brahmaputra Community Radio Station (BCRS), an initiative of the Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research (CNES), is a remarkable project that won the prestigious Manthan Award South Asia and Asia Pacific in 2014. Situated in Dibrugarh, the heart of the Brahmaputra River at Maijan Ghat, BCRS uniquely serves five local communities in their native languages. Through community radio, BCRS addresses critical issues and empowers marginalized populations, offering a platform for their voices and promoting traditional art forms. The station stands as a vital bridge uniting diverse communities, working towards their development and betterment.

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