Centre for Urban Studies

February 6, 2019

Kochi Metro: Study for Ridership Enhancement

    CPPR has undertaken a passenger opinion survey as a part of ridership enhancement initiatives of Kochi Metro (Aluva- Maharajas College). The study is being conducted in the Kochi Metro Neighborhood Region (where the metro is passing by), to identify, […]
January 22, 2019

CPPR Summer Internships 2019

A highly rigorous and competitive programme which spans 45 – 180 days. During this period, interns get an opportunity to gain hands-on experience and training by working on live projects under CPPR. Go to the Internships page | Click here for the […]
January 19, 2019

Future of Public Health in Kerala – In Conversation with Dr S S Lal

Event Report In Conversation with Dr S S Lal “Future of Public Health in Kerala” 17 Jan 2019 | 4.30 pm | CPPR  “The health policy of Kerala should set goals for the next 25 years.” Speaking at the in-house […]
December 26, 2018

A Caliphate in South Asia?

Event report of ‘In Conversation with Dr. Arabinda Acharya’ hosted by CPPR Centre for Strategic Studies at Kochi, Kerala Since Jihadism came into the picture, with the declarations in 1996 by Bin Laden followed by the 1998 declaration, there has […]
December 14, 2018

Emerging Trends in Indian Economy

“We are living in VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity) world, and it is getting very difficult to predict what is likely to come,” said Dr. V K Vijayakumar, Chief Investment Strategist, Geojit Financial Services. He was speaking at the […]
December 14, 2018

Congress wrests power, BJP saves face

Within 24 hours, three states in the Hindi heartland have changed their political colour from saffron to blue. Is this a vote against the BJP? Or is this a vote for the Congress?
October 3, 2018

Changing power dynamics: Asia-Pacific of the 21st Century

“India’s crucial balancing role in a prospective US-China duopoly of the Asia-Pacific regional order would serve to enhance its presence and augur a meaningful role to its power”, said Dr. Lawrence S Prabhakar, Associate Professor of International Relations and Strategic […]
September 29, 2018

Spearheading the discussion on nationalisation of bus routes

The Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) conducted a discussion on ‘Nationalisation of bus routes’ headed by Mr. Antony B J (former Ernakulam Regional Transport Officer (RTO) and Advisor to Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) on September 18, 2018, at […]
September 24, 2018

In Conversation With DR.W. LAWRENCE S. PRABHAKAR on “Great Power Transitions, Power Shifts in the Asia-Pacific

CPPR-Centre for Strategic Studies is pleased to host DR.W. LAWRENCE S. PRABHAKAR for a talk on “Great Power Transitions, Power Shifts in the Asia-Pacific: India’s Foreign and Security Policy, Position, and Posture”. The talk will be held at CPPR office […]
August 7, 2018

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July 19, 2018

The Introduction of Autonomous Vehicles in India

“When a revolutionary technology such as autonomous vehicles is expected to come into the Indian market, policymakers must be smart enough to make regulations that ensure their smooth passage”, writes  Vishal Vinod, intern at Centre for Public Policy Research in his […]
July 18, 2018

Placemaking gives meaning to the space

“The concept of placemaking is growing around the world as public spaces gain more recognition. Placemaking focuses on providing meaningful places to people where they feel comfortable and at ease. When the community involves itself in organising various events, the […]
June 22, 2018

Exploratory study on the Khadi Sector in India

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) is assisting  All India Artisans and Craftworkers Welfare Association (AIACA) to conduct an exploratory study on the Khadi Sector in India. The study will look into the issues faced by Khadi Sector by engaging all […]
April 28, 2018

“Nitaqt is a misunderstood word” His Excellency Dr. Saud Mohammed Al-Sati, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in India

Date: 27 April 2018   Nitaqt is a misunderstood word, said His Excellency Dr. Saud Mohammed Al-Sati, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in India. He was addressing a gathering during his visit to the Centre for Public Policy […]
April 17, 2018

Skill Development and Job Creation

India is a young nation with nearly 65 percent of its population under 35 years old. However, this demographic dividend might prove to be dangerous, rather than a boon, as India lacks severely in employment, skills and opportunities. ‘Skill Development […]