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June 17, 2016

CPPR imparts training for Councillors on Effective Decentralised Governance through Participatory Engagement

A Workshop for Councillors of Cochin Corporation was organised by Centre for Public Policy Research on “Effective Decentralised governance through participatory approach” on 14th June 2016, Tuesday at Town Hall. The aim of the workshop was to orient the councillors […]
June 16, 2016

Interaction with Deepa M Ollapally, Research Professor of International Affairs, George Washington University

Interaction with Deepa M Ollapally , Research Professor of International Affairs and the Associate Director of the Sigur Center for Asian Studies at the Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University at CPPR office Date:June 17, 2016, Friday; 12:00 pm onward […]
June 16, 2016

Applications are Invited for Internship Opportunity at CPPR

Centre for Public Policy Research offering internship opportunity based in Kochi under following categories   1. Academic Assistant (intern) Min Qualification Required: Bachelors in Economics or finance Job Description: Assist in data collection and analysis. Read and interpret data from […]
June 10, 2016

“Fund Students not Schools” Dr D Dhanuraj speaks on Uneconomic Schools of Kerala

Dr D Dhanuraj, Chairman, Centre for Public Policy Research comments on the present situation of the Uneconomic Schools in Kerala. CPPR had published “A study on Uneconomic schools of Kerala” in 2006, which brought out the condition of government and […]
June 10, 2016

LSGs lag in revenue generation: study; The Hindu, 10th June, 2016

  ‘More freedom needed for local bodies to implement development projects’ KOCHI, June 10, 2016 | K.A. MARTIN Local self-government institutions in the State do not generate enough money on their own to implement plans and projects as agents of change […]
June 8, 2016

Presentation by United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF), Chennai

USIEF member will be presenting on the various Fulbright grant categories, eligibility criterion, requirements of the grants and the application process. The fellowships for 2017-18 will be offered in the following disciplines: Agricultural Sciences (including fisheries and veterinary sciences); Bioengineering; […]
June 4, 2016

A farce called Bus Day; The Hindu, 4th June 2016

The Hindu|June 4, 2016 05:35 IST |M.P. PRAVEEN The city will celebrate yet another Bus Day on June 6, but the question remains whether the concept, which was launched with much fanfare in 2010, has met its stated objectives As […]
June 3, 2016

Workshop on Effective Decentralised Governance Through Participatory Engagement

Decentralisation of governance has been mooted through the 73 rd and 74 th Amendment which empowers the Local Self Government in India to conduct and manage local communities or Wards as constitutionally defined. Municipal Corporations, Municipalities and Panchayaths have a […]
June 2, 2016

What should be Kerala Finance Minister Isaac’s top priorities? Experts speak out; The News Minute, 1st June 2016

E-governance, tax administration, encouragement for the startup ecosystem were some of the top priorities they identified. TNM Staff| Wednesday, June 1, 2016 – 11:10 The new LDF government in Kerala rode into power on the promise of “setting things right”, […]
May 30, 2016

Akhilesh Yadav or Arvind Kejriwal can be prime ministerial face of opposition in 2019 Lok Sabha elections: Says CPPR chairman Dr. D. Dhanuraj; Global Recorder, 29th May 2016

Global Recorder |Sunday, 29 May 2016 1.   It is difficult to reach a consensus to project Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar as prime ministerial candidate of the opposition. It depends on the stability and delivery of good governance in the next few years […]
May 28, 2016

CPPR- ALA Public Policy Research Methods School 2016

CPPR in collaboration with Atlas Leadership Academy has successfully conducted four editions of Policy School that have won the acclaim of participants from 32 countries. The programme has been instrumental in shaping the research skills of think tank professionals, and […]
May 27, 2016

Five tasks that await the new LDF government in Kerala; livemint, 23rd May 2016

The new LDF govt in Kerala will have to battle corruption and deal with an empty treasury among other tasks LiveMint | Last Modified: Mon, May 23 2016. 04 38 PM IST | By Nidheesh M.K.  Bengaluru: A new government will […]
May 25, 2016

National Green Tribunal order to stall transport sector in Kerala; Deccan Chronicle, 25th May 2016

                        National Green Tribunal order to stall transport sector in Kerala KOCHI: The order of the National Green Tribunal’s special circuit bench in Kochi  banning  diesel vehicles older than […]
May 24, 2016

More than one lakh voters opt for NOTA in Kerala Polls; The New Indian Express, 23rd May 2016

More than one lakh voters opt for NOTA in Kerala Polls   By Anilkumar T | Express News Service Published: 23rd May 2016 01:59 AM KOCHI: while the joy of victory and pain of defeat are perhaps yet to sink […]
May 19, 2016

Congratulations, Roji M John!

Congratulations, Roji M John for winning from Angamali Legislative Assembly constituency (Ernakulam District) in the elections to Kerala Legislative Assembly. Roji M John is one of the founder trustees of Centre for Public Policy Research. He was on the board […]