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Annual Report 2022-23

The Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research (C-NES), 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 C-NES 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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By the Brahmaputra ( Vol: 64, April – June 2024)

  International Nurses Day Nurses Day is a special occasion dedicated to honoring and celebrating the contributions of nurses worldwide. Observed annually on May 12, the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, this day was established…

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Better India: Bringing Healthcare to Assam’s Remote Islands

In her latest piece, Shivani Gupta highlights a critical observation made by Sanjoy Hazarika during his reporting from Assam’s rural areas: the urgent need for a consistent and accessible healthcare system. Partnering with the National…

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In Assam, Solar Energy Helps Doctors & Medicines Reach Island Dwellers on Boats

When reporting from rural parts of Assam, Sanjoy Hazarika noticed the intense need for a sustained healthcare system in the region. In collaboration with the National Rural Health Mission, his non-profit, C-NES, launched boat clinics…

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Reaching uncharted territory

A camp conducted by Dhemaji Boat Clinic at Kankan island village on 12th April 2024 24th May 2024: In the early hours, precisely at 4 am, a team from Dhemaji Boat Clinic embarked on a…

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By the Brahmaputra (Vol: 63, January – March 2024)

Sanjoy Hazarika Addresses New ACS Officers at Assam Administration Staff College Guwahati, April 8, 2024: Sanjoy Hazarika, Managing Trustee, spoke to 83 new Assam Civil Services (ACS) officers at their Foundation Course at Assam Administration…

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C-NES Vacancies (Last date: 20 March, 2024)

C-NES, Guwahati Office invites online applications for appointment on contractual basis for the following positions for Boat Clinic Program in Darrang District. Candidates can apply at on or before 20 March 2024. For educational…

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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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