About CDOT

Centre for Development Orientation and Training (CDOT) is an inclusive growth organization. It was established in April 2000 with the alliance of expertise and professionals of different sectors like as rural developments, academics, finance and developmental works with a mission to uplift the socioeconomic status of the poor in Bihar. CDOT started its activity with formation of SHGs and gradually worked in the field of micro finance, livelihood, financial inclusion, skill training, social security and health.

CDOT believes in holistic development and carries on developmental activities revolving around unemployed youth, women, farmers and its loan clients. CDOT is reaching out to more than 6 million people in 6 states across India.

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Secretary Cum Executive Director


(Secretary Cum Executive Director)

Mr. R.R. Kalyan, has done Masters in Rural Development from XISS, has more than 25 years of experience in the field of development. His main areas of work are micro finance, rural innovation, rural financing, managing and building institutions. He has served many prestigious institutions in India. He has been one of the front faces of micro finance in Bihar. His work apart from finance has been banking, water and sanitation and training.

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Organization Legal Aspects

  • Registered with the Registrar of Societies, Patna, Bihar, vide registration no. 81 of the year 2000.
  • Registered under section 12A of income Tax Act 1961.
  • Registered under section 80G if income Tax Act 1961.
  • FC(R)A No.- 031170458 Dated 09.04.2010

Recognition & Awards
  • ISO 9001:2015 certified for Quality Management with Certification from KVQA for "Microfinance Activities"

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    Years of Operations

    2500 +

    Network of Banking Points

    150 +

    Strong Team of Persons

    6000000 +

    Working with clients

    Success Stories

    Prem Kumar

    Prem Kumar had completed his Bachelor’s degree in Geography when he heard about the Kaushal Yuva Program. He got to know about the program through a formal announcement when he was studying in his home district of Nalanda.

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    Suraj Kumar

    आज मुझे अपनी सफलता कि कहानी साझा करते हुए बहुत खुशी हो रही है। मेरा नाम सूरज कुमार है और मैं Centre For Development Orientation & Training द्वारा संचालित बीएसडीसी नगरनौसा सेंटर नालंदा का आभारी हूँ कि उन्होने बीएसडीएम के तहत आवश्यक मार्गदर्शन और प्रेरणा के साथ...

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    Somi Devi

    Happiness is not the absence of problems, it is the ability to deal with them. This is the mantra of 28 year old Somi Devi of Surajpur village in Nalanda, a responsible wife and loving mother of 3 children. Somi’s husband works as a carpenter...

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    Sushila Kumari

    Due to poor economic condition and various social barriers, her family was at dire strait. Her father and elder brother work in a shoe shop in Delhi. Her mother, Girija Devi too wanted to support the family through an additional income.

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