What is CARD

The Centre for Advanced Research & Development (CARD) is a non-government organisation established in India, in the State of Madhya Pradesh. CARD has been established to promote action research and to apply its findings for the protection and development of the society and its environment.

Society Registration Details
Year of Registration 1992
Registration Number 25634
Place Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
Status All States and UTs of India
Act MP Societies Registration Act, 1973
12/A 23/2001-02
Permanent A/c No. AAATC 2462 J
FCRA Registration No. / Year 063160078 / 2000-01

Location & Coverage of Field Offices in Central India

CARD’s area of operation is nationwide as far as research and studies are concerned. CARD has in the past operated in the states of Uttranchal, Haryana, UP, Rajasthan, Gujrat, Maharashtra, MP, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jharkhand. But the field implementation projects of CARD are limited to Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh states. With its Head Quarters at Bhopal CARD has a field office at 15 locations across the Central India.

State District Region Professional Strength Activity / Theme Coverage
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal (HO) Vindhya Plateau 25 + 18 Overall HO coordination, ACABC training, Target Intervention with FSWs for AIDs awareness MP & CG Bhopal Town
Mandla Eastern Region 20 + 150 PMKK Skill Centre, Livelihoos Resource Centre, Technology Resource Centre, Watershed Training Centre, NTFP, agriculture, women Empowerment, etc All blocks
Dindori Eastern Region 17 + 12 PMKK/ NULM, Skill Centre, Watershed, agriculture, women Empowerment, etc All blocks
Balaghat Eastern Region 15 + 06 PMKK Skill Centre All blocks
Chhindwara Eastern Region 16 + 08 PMKK Skill Centre, NULM etc. All blocks
Ujjain Malwa Region 15 + 60 PMKK Skill Centre, Responsible Soya Production, Watershed and Agriculture development, Link Workers Scheme for AIDS awareness All blocks
Dewas Malwa Region 12 + 18 JD integarted village development and IDFC Shwetdhara cattle breed development programme under CSR 40 villages of Dewas
Jhabua Western Region 05 + 05 Regional Office, Child Dvelopment initiatives, Facilitation of CSR programme 19 Villages of Thandla
Dhar Western Region 15 + 50 Integrated Child development, Dairy development, woman empowerment and federation work, Livelihhods for leporasy patients 300 villages in Trila, Nalcha, Dhar, Bagh, Umarban, Badnawar
Morena Northern Region 03 + 03 JK Tyre Integrated Development CSR 6 Villages
Chhatarpur / Damoh / Panna Bundelkhand Region 0 WASH 05 blocks
Agar / Shivpuri / Guna Northern Region 0 WASH and Livelihood 07 blocks
Chhattisgarh Raipur Central Region 10 + 25 Regional Ofice, WASH & Livelihoods Chhattisgarh Region
Dhamtari Central Region 06 + 20 Livelihoods/ WASH 20 villages, Magarlod
Kanker Central Region 0 Livelihoods/ WASH 06 villages of Nagari
Korba / Srguja / Pathaigaon Northern Hills 0 Livelihoods/ WASH 04 blocks
Bastar / Jagdalpur Southern Plateu 0 Livelihoods/ WASH All blocks
Punjab Patiala Malwa Region 04 + 04 JD integarted village development programme 05 villages
Fazilka Malwa Region (south-west) 04 + 08 HDFC CSR integrated village development programme 08 villages
Maharashtra Pune West Maharashatra 03 + 20 Regional Office, Facilitation of CSR programme 5 villages and urban slums
Nagpur Vidharbha 04 + 04 JD integarted village development programme 4 villages
Nanded Marathwada 04 + 14 HDFC CSR integrated village development programme 14 villages
* Updated 10/2018

Programme Budget

In addition to the budget- activities directly handled by CARD in filed implementation, an almost equal amount is spent on watershed rehabilitation works which are supervised and monitored by CARD but the account is handled by the respective gram panchayats.

Receipt & Expenditure (in Rs.)
2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Receipt 74723415 87261582 89277556 134470913
Expenditure 71166876 87661359 95090112 123301369