Location: Vill: Daulatpur, PO:Pailan, Via-Joka District – South 24 Parganas Kolkata – 700 104, West Bengal, India
Tel. +91 (0) 033 2497 8192/8206,Fax: +91 (0) 033 2497 8241
Year of establishment: 2000
Total no. of staff: 20
Area coverage: West Bengal and Jharkhand
Population coverage: 410,400
Overall objectives: The Adolescent Resource Centre seeks to promote and protect reproductive and sexual health, education and protection rights of young people (in the age group 10-24).
Its objectives are
Significant achievements include
– Contributing to promote youth reproductive and sexual health through
Reaching the unreached
CINI Adolescent Resource Centre extends technical support on sexual reproductive health and life skills education to government departments and other organisations, networks and alliances, such as the Department of Women Development and Social Welfare, Department of Health and Family Welfare, Rajib Gandhi National Institute for Youth Development, Miracle Foundation, Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Alliance. It has developed resource materials on sexual reproductive health, adolescent nutrition, peer education and other relevant issues pertaining to adolescents and youth.
Name of person in charge:Dr. Indrani Bhattacharyya,Deputy Director (Quality Assurance)
Over the past 15 years, Indrani Bhattacharyya, a PhD in social anthropology, has been engaged in the development sector focusing on issues pertaining to child, adolescent and maternal health and nutrition, as well as participatory governance and community partnership. In her current role, she leads CINI Adolescent Resource Centre, managing projects that address adolescents and young people’s health, nutrition, education and protection rights and entitlements, including sexual and reproductive health issues.