Boat Clinic in Rescue Mission

During the recent floods in Dhemaji district, residents of few river islands locally called sapories were trapped in their homes due to  sudden  surge and rise of water level in the Lali, a tributary of the Brahmaputra. TheDhemaji Boat Clinic swung into action were and successfully rescued them supported by …

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“River Voices, River Talks”

Monday August 14 at 6.30 pm: “River Voices, River Talks” – A talk by Sanjoy Hazarika, eminent journalist and writer. He will also show a film on the Brahmaputra he did with Jahnu Baruah.    Venue: F21, Jangpura Extension (near Eros Cinema)

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C-NES Newsletter (For the Quarter April – June 2017)

By the Brahmaputra (Vol: 38) C-NES Newsletter (For the Quarter April – June 2017)   Boat Clinics replicated in Malkangiri  The boat clinic at Malkangiri, Odisha, launched on 2nd May 2017with its  mission of providing service to tribal populations in  (Maoist ) disturbed areas was inspired by the success of C-NES’ …

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Sanjoy Hazarika chairs session at Geneva

Dr. Mark Limon, Executive Director at Universal Rights Group, speaks at the launch of CHRI’s report on The Commonwealth at the Human Rights Council, a decade of voting (2006-2016), in Geneva today at a side event organized by CHRI and supported by CIVICUS and FIDH. Dr. Limon said thr program …

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By the Brahmaputra (Vol:37)

By the Brahmaputra (Vol: 37) C-NES Newsletter (For the Quarter January – March 2017) Editorial Of Big Ideas and Litmus Tests for Sonowal   Public memory is a fickle thing. Public aspirations soar at times of hope and opportunity, such as when the Bharatiya Janata Party led the assault on …

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The danger of it all

Children from the remote river island village of Majgaon in Tinsukia district on way to school in Madhupur island village as captured by the camera of a team member from the Tinsukia Boat Clinic. The problem of children accessing schools by going on canoes/dugouts without any safety equipment. They have …

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Solar energy to Jorhat boat clinic

Guwahati, 22nd May 2017: C-NES’ Jorhat Boat Clinic is probably the first in the country to be installed with solar power to run the entire medical and diagnostic equipment’s including a dental setup and a 50 ltr solar refrigerator to store vaccines. The boat now also has power supply available …

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Between Rivers

The first reaction was a protective urge. They were just a little older than my first born and so innocently charming. “Everywhere we go we are asked about Tomaiina and bull fights, with young people singing the popular Bollywood number Senorita. Of course, we thoroughly enjoyed it. We did watch …

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