Communication Management Foundation
CMF provides one-stop solution to Communication - Development challenges through cost-effective Communication Strategy, Action Plan and Implementation.
To study and analyze the Communication and Development processes and their implications for public good specially of the weaker section.
To provide research evidence based solutions to communication and development challenges for cost effective and impactful planned development, specially in the context of the underprivileged sections of the society and contribute to attainment of SDGs 2030 agenda in India.
Strategic Communication Intervention is the key to behaviour change and development.
In pursuance of this, a group of media professionals and development specialists joined hands to register Communication Management Foundation (CMF) as a registered society under Society Registration Act in Delhi NCR.
Dr. J. S. Yadav, Professor & former Director of the premier national institute, Indian Institute of Mass Communication, is the mentor of CMF.
Year of Establishment
Legal Status of Organisation
CMF is a Non- Profit and Non- Political Registered Society. Registered on 24th of August 1998 in Delhi NCR under “Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860; Registration No is: S. 33546; CMF has 80G & FCRA Service Tax Code No. AAATC 3937GSD001 SAM Account No: IBM VI.1149.20130801-1829
CMF has the expertise, experience and facilities to undertake:
Policy Review & Assessment
Process Documentation & Best Practices
Designing of IEC / BCC Media Materials
Advocacy Capacity Building & Social Mobilization
Collaboration & Association
Media Education/ Training
Organizing Seminars Workshops Conferences
Communication Skill Development
CMF provides research evidence based technical support for strategic communication intervention for cost-effective and impactful planned development.
CMF has 21 years of experience in research, advocacy, capacity building, process documentation, developing strategic plans, and designing IEC materials. Our forte is in providing research evidence-based inputs for effective one-stop solutions to development issues and challenges.
Over the years CMF has provided cost effective technical support to many national, bilateral and multilateral agencies in their development programs across many states and regions of India covering different health, education and development sectors. These include: Reproductive Child Health (RCH), RMNCH + A, Family Planning, HIV /AIDS, Gender & Social Equality, Water & Sanitation, prevention and control of Polio, Malaria, Tuberculosis and non-Communicable Diseases, and Public Education about Road Safety, Consumer Protection, Safe Medicines and Environment.
CMF has office in Delhi and Gurugram, NCR and sets up camp offices in project states.
CMF has TV Studio & Conference Hall with video camera and editing facilities, Computers for data analysis, a Library and Cabins for the staff / counselling.
To enhance our production capabilities we have a MOU with the Genesis Media Production (P) Ltd.
CMF has multidisciplinary experienced team of professionals and support staff as Advisory Board, Core staff and a large network of Consultants & Associates all over India. We draw upon their expertise as per project requirements. For each project requisite team is deployed from amongst our resources to accomplish different tasks and complete the assignment timely and cost-effectively.
Dr. J. S. Yadav, Director
Dr. J. S. Yadav, Professor and former Director of the premier national institute, Indian Institute of Mass Communication is the mentor of CMF.He brings to CMF 30 years’ experience of research, teaching and training in communication and development sector covering health, education, gender equity issues and challenges.
Dr. Yadav has extensive experience in advocacy, campaign design and capacity building for social behavior change communication (SBCC). He planned and conducted several national and international orientation and skill development workshops for media and development professionals. He has designed IEC strategy and media action plan, and developed prototype of media materials for communication/media/social marketing campaigns for many development programs/ projects.
Dr. Yadav has been working as mentor for CMF and has handled many projects sported by bilateral and multilateral organizations like UNICEF, World Bank, ADB, WHO, USAID, EU and many department / Ministries of the Central and the State Governments.
Since 2007 he is also a member of Technical Advisory Group (TAG) of IAPPD - Indian Association of Parliamentarians for Population and Development- for Advocacy & Sensitization of the Elected Representatives (ERs) on Population, health and development issues.
He conducted / coordinated over 150 national/ international research projects and has published six books, over 150 articles in professional journals and popular newspapers /magazines.
He has PH.D in Social Anthropology from Delhi University and Advance course in Communication Policy and Planning UNESCO/AIBD.
CMF did the job wonderfully well. The project was executed in time and the results were exactly what we wanted. Thanks Dr. Yadav & team
Team CMF went extra mile to consider our last minute request for addition in program deliverables. They not only incorporated our requirements but also ensured timely completion. We will definitely work with them again.
The vast network of consultants across the country is a great value which CMF brings to the table. Truly impressed by the quality of training program conducted.