About Us

What is CARD ?

The Centre for Advanced Research & Development (CARD) is a non-government organisation established in India with its HQ at Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) but its research, evaluation and documentation activities are nation-wide. CARD has been established to promote advanced research and to apply its findings for the protection and development of the society and its environment.

What We Do ?

Centre for Advanced Research & Development believes in Mainstream Development and Community-based Natural Resource Management approach to reduce rural poverty. The sustainability of this approach largely depends on the empowerment of the communities for not only sharing the costs and benefits at all levels, but also by demanding their entitlements.

Who We are ?

The management of CARD is in the hands of committed professionals who make an interesting mix of youth and experience. The faculty of CARD consists of experts from various fields. They include the mainstream development professionals, government officials, academicians and enterprising individuals in private institutions. We have a team of dedicated professionals with...





Agri-Clinics and Agri-Business Centres (ACABC) Scheme


Mahila Kisan Sashkatikaran Pariyojna


John Deere CSR Initiative


HDFC Bank Initiative


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Nodal Training Institute (NTI) for MANAGE sponsored ACABC (Agri Clinic & Agri Business Centre) at Bhopal.

Partner with NSDC for running 5 PMKK (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra) at Mandla, Dindori, Balaghat, Chhindwara and Ujjain.

Main Implementing partner with John Deere for execution of CSR programme.

A Team of over hundred subject specialists and 500 CRPs

Field facilitation of development initiatives in 607 villages of 32 blocks of 13 districts of M.P. and C.G.

Formation of over 2000 SHGs, 500 CIGs. 70 Women Thrift and credit societies', a Honey Hunters Federation; 2 FPOs and 1 Natural Product Processing Company

Own savings of community groups over Rs. 2 Crore

Watershed rehabilitation works on around 1,00,000 hectare land and construction of more than 100 water harvesting structures,

Promoting Sustainable and responsible farming practices with 25000 farmers

Over 100 publications (Research studies,impact assessment, perception surveys, evaluations),

Imparted more than 3 lakh mandays of training

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