|Centre for Environmental and Socio-economic Regeneration (CESR) is a non-government organisation (NGO) working for environment protection and socio-economic development of tribal and economically backward communities. CESR was founded by a group of development professionals with hands on experience in agriculture, horticulture, social work, health, education, women and child development, and management. The organisation was registered in Kolkata in 1993.|
We envision – Social empowerment and economic development of tribal, backward and marginalised community, and protection of the environment through responsible use and management of natural resources.
Our Mission is to create an enabling environment where people, especially the disadvantaged and marginalized community can participate in development process with equity and bring about overall well being of masses by restoring and sustaining the productive natural resource base.
CESR’s strategy is built on its deep-routed presence in the tribal and backward areas, understanding the lives, practices and issues of the people living in those areas, and its knowledge of how to promote social justice, equity and dignity for all citizens, especially the socially excluded and economically marginalized citizens and communities.
CESR’s strategy to achieve its Mission comprises of three inter-related elements: