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Annual Report 2022

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.

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Akha and Shahnaz health services

C-NES has been providing health services to communities on the river islands of the Brahmaputra in Assam, groups which do not have any access to health facilities and services through SB Akha and SB Shahnaz.…

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Jamia Millia Islamia and C-NES collaboration

JMI and C-NES have signed a MOU to promote and develop studies of North East India. The Centre at Jamia, the first of its kind in any central University, will work like a Think Tank…

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New Media Fellowships for Refugee Studies by UNHCR, CNES

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in India and the Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research today announced three Media Fellowships for journalists in the print media seeking to research and write…

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Guwahati journalist awarded first UNHCR-C-NES Media fellowship

New Delhi, February 15 – The First Media Fellowship on Refugee Issues sponsored by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees and Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research (C-NES) has been awarded to…

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Public hearings of NIPFP document on NE

Pasted below is the schedule of public hearings planned for the document on the NE Vision 2020 prepared by the Natinoal Institute for Public Finance and Policy in New Delhi. Place: Itanagar Person conducting the…

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Lectures in the US: September 2007

In September, Mr Sanjoy Hazarika participated in a conference on Media and Stereotypes, organized by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung in Bonn (September 3-5) and in a larger conference on the role and impact of the…

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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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