Narender is a young and determined man living and serving rural India through CORD’s vision of comprehensive community-based and driven programs since 2002. He joined CORD as an occupational therapist but has acquired various post-graduate degrees in rural development, management, research, training, and development to meet the multi-disciplinary approach of CORD. Narender has worked tirelessly with Dr. Metre to scale and replicate CORD’s vision nationally and internationally. He has initiated and endorsed many innovative ideas and models for CORD’s growth. Inspired by Gurudev, he has completed the basic, advanced Vedant, Bhagavad Gita, and Upnishad online courses from Chinmaya International Foundation. Inspired by his learning other team members at CORD Training Centre Sidhbari have also begun studying the Vedanta, and some have enrolled in the CIF (Chinmaya International Foundation) course.