Nurturing human development by promoting professional excellence in Policy and Practice
NUR CENTER FOR RESEARCH AND POLICY
Nur Center for Research and Policy is a policy think tank acting as catalyst and manager of change to evolve policies for social and economic empowerment of communities. It was established to address the need for well-crafted and efficient tools for policy making, implementation and institutionalization of international best practices in Pakistan. NCRP is endowed by Nur Foundation, an SECP registered, Not-for-Profit company.
The Center aims to develop human resource capacity and generate research, which will contribute to human development at the national, regional and international level for enhancing social well-being through informed policy and reformed practice. NCRP has partnered with many organizations locally and internationally in the health, education and social sector, offering services through a consortium of trainers and consultants, who pool their strengths to offer capacity enhancement, research, project management and consulting. The Center currently has access to a full-time faculty of more than 200 professionals who are technical/subject specialists with diverse backgrounds, a program management staff to implement its projects and the state of the art, purpose built infrastructure and facilities.
NCRP further facilitates evidence based policy development and provides a forum that promotes critical thinking, freedom of ideas and an independent quest for fact-finding. It has emerged as a think tank working as catalyst and manager of change to bring about social and economic empowerment of underserved communities and enhancing the social well being through informed policy and reformed practice