With a destruction of this magnitude, quick responses by the policy
makers, although extremely necessary, would impact the various
strata of the affected in different ways.
The NCRC, with the knowledge of the ground realities as assessed by
its VICs and by the benefit of expert advice from
acknowledged authorities, is in a key position to assess the
effectiveness of the policies vis-a-vis equity, access and actual
availability at the grass roots level. NCRC utilizes this
knowledge to flag the issues and concerns, emerging from the field
level, to the notice of the policy makers, thereby ensuring :
All communities and population, including the
vulnerable, have equal and free access to the relief and
rehabilitation packages and processes.
The policies are in keeping with the diverse
needs and requirements expressed by the various strata of the
The approaches of the various players are
synergic and in keeping with the overall developmental framework
NCRC has been actively involved in advocacy
issues in the sectors of fisheries, shelter, agriculture and
education. The inputs provided by the NCRC, in consultation with the
NGOs, communities and experts, have been, by and large, accepted and
translated into action.