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Research and Advocacy
Centad regularly organizes seminars, symposia, workshops and conferences that are in sync with national and global policy issues. Policy-makers, economists and researchers are provided a platform to interact and advocate socio-economic changes. Centad’s core strength lies in advocacy where it engages with other key partners and other stakeholders with the objective of creating awareness on key policy issues and to facilitate mass mobilization of public opinion and change through signature campaigns, media coverage and press briefings among others.
Outreach activities carried out by us are meant to fill in the gap in the services provided by mainstream services. Our outreach activities encompass broad interactions with the general public as well as specific groups. Our activities usually involve working through existing channels -- schools, clubs, and other organizations -- to reach our desired audience.
We assist and lead information campaigns to make people aware of programmes and policies that affect them. Such campaigns might include: community meetings, door to door visits, meetings with community members and leaders, messaging through flyers, posters or billboards, or arts and cultural events.
Our Capacity buildingactivities can be defined as programmes or projects which provide people with the skills, knowledge and experience needed to help them contribute to their community.We helppeople in communities to develop the skills and knowledge that they need to enable them to work together to bring about the positive change they want to see within their own communitiesand also make them self-sustainable. Our Capacity building activities revolve around promoting community health, Education, Environment, Trade and development by connecting people, ideas and resources.
Consulting and Advisory
We take up Consulting Assignments in the field of Trade, Public health, Environment, Renewable Energy and Education;
- Policy formation for the society at large
- Evaluation of schemes
- Map resources to requirement
- Project and Programme Monitoring
- Strategize CSR activities
- Benchmarking the trends and policies
- Impact studies
Trade and Human development
Our trade and human development programme addresses poverty, inequality and social development. It also evaluates the impact of trade and domestic macro-economic policies on human development indices with India as a focus. Read More
Our Public Health programme works to secure essential medicines for the poor in India. The programme focuses on intellectual property, industrial policies and legal framework for access. Read More
Education and Skill Development
With a vision to empower the young citizens of tomorrow’s world, our strategy as part of the Education and Skill development programme is to ensure this vast pool of talent and young energy is tapped optimally through education and skill development programmes. By doing this, we aim to link the dual objectives of personality development and nation-building.
a) Climate Change : Our climate change programme started in 2007 with a focus on understanding the impact of climate change on trade. The main objective is to develop a strong advocacy, research and dissemination work among the stakeholders and among common people. Read More
b) Renewable Energy: Our renewable energy programme was conceived with a focus on understanding and harvesting the infinite supply of renewable energy in India. Like our climate change programme, our primary objective for the renewable energy programme is to develop strong advocacy, research and dissemination work among the stakeholders and the general public.Read More