Centre for Communication Resources Development (CENCORED)
Shyama Bhavan, West Boring Canal Road, Patna 800 001, Bihar
BK Sinha, Director
A voluntary organisation established! 1989. Collaboration and affiliations with UNj Agencies, Government of India, CFLl (Canadf PRIA (New Delhi), CORDAID (Netherlands). Registrations: Society;
To create awareness and aid in geml equity, social equality and empower women a deprived sections of society through participatory communication tools and techniques.
Flood-prone areas in North and Central Bihar.
include capacity building and local self-governance; has a resource and reference centre; strengthens the Panchayati Raj institution; arranges micro credit, micro enterprises; helps in strategic planning and technical services to field-level NGO sector committed to democratic values, gender equity, social equality; also provides training, research, documentation, resource support, networking, consultancy and policy advocacy. Conducts workshops and seminars to cope with earthquakes, floods and other natural calamities and on networking; Cooperative Development Foundation (Hyderabad) sponsored the workshop on Society Registration Act, on problems faced to get registered; RGVN sponsored a workshop on organisational development dealt with self-help groups; UNICEF sponsored a training programme on Kishori Panchayat for illiterate adolescent girls on Panchayati Raj, using song and dance to communicate. Communication - participatory communication tools and techniques cater to develop and support the needs of other units; trains field workers to transmit messages to grassroots; communication media training programme provides orientation and training in inter- and intra-personal communication. Education - woman and child-centred education; non-formal education centres make learning fun. Collaborative programmes with I voluntary development agencies include Integrated Child Development Scheme and Bihar Education project.
include Indian - PRIA, RGVN, SCERT, GPC, BDVS, Cooperative Development foundation and CRY. Foreign - UNICEF,
USAID, CFLI, ORDAID.