Centre for Comparative Studies

February 23, 2016

Roundtables on Ease of Doing Business in India: an initiative of the Centre for Public Policy Research (CPRR), Kochi

  The ability to conduct business seamlessly is a subject that is assuming greater importance and dominating the economic, financial and business discourse in India at a time when it is looking to position itself as an attractive investment destination. […]
February 16, 2016

Call for Paid Internship

The Centre for Urban Studies is launching a study on:  Project implementation by Urban Local governments in Kerala. The study will focus on the legal and structural issues faced by local governments. The objective of the study is to gain a comprehensive understanding in related issues such as, waste management and public […]
February 16, 2016

Presentation on “Liberalizing liquor trade in India”

  Dr Lekshmi R Nair, Senior Researcher at CPPR will be making a presentation on “Liberalizing liquor trade in India” as part of a  session on Building Evidence for change at the Asia Liberty Forum 2016 in Kuala Lumpur. Date/Day : 20/02/2016 (Saturday) […]
February 16, 2016

Presentation on “Emerging Markets, Foreign Exchange Crisis and Currency War: A Reference to India”

Dr Martin Patrick, Chief Economist at CPPR will be making a presentation on “Emerging Markets, Foreign Exchange Crisis and Currency War: A Reference to India” as part of a UGC-sponsored national seminar series on “Indian Economy in the 21st Century: Emerging […]
February 16, 2016

Presentation on the topic:”India’s ASEAN Journey : From Look East to Act East”

As part of a UGC sponsored National seminar on ‘Act East Policy and Changing Dimensions of India’s Foreign Policy’ conducted by Dept. of International Relations, CUK, Kasargod, Vinny Davis , Managing Associate at CPPR Centre for Strategic Studies will be making a […]
February 12, 2016

Call for Paid Internships

CENTRE FOR COMPARATIVE STUDIES (CCS) The Centre for Comparative Studies is launching an academic study into electoral politics of India. The study will be conducted at the local, the state and at the national levels. The objective of the study is […]
February 11, 2016

Budget Alert

Chairman of CPPR, Dr D Dhanuraj, will be part of Mathurbhumi News channel’s post-Budget panel discussion. Given that this is the final budget of the incumbent Government, it promises to be a riveting discussion. Telecast starts at 13:30 pm, Friday, […]
February 11, 2016

CPPR gleans insights from Amit Lahiri’s talk on what India can learn from Canada’s experience of CSR

    The Companies Act of 2013, enacted by the Government of India, mandates every company, private or public enterprise, which has a net profit of Rs. 5 crore, to route at least 2 per cent of these funds to […]
February 11, 2016

Orientation of Public Policy

  CPPR conducted an orientation session for students from the Department of Social Work, Walchand College, Maharashtra. The students were given an overview of public policy and about CPPR  
February 11, 2016

Presentation on ​”Migrant laborers and changing labor relations in Kerala”

Dr Lekshmi R Nair , Senior Researcher will be presenting on “Migrant laborers and changing  labor relations in Kerala”. This is part of UGC sponsored national seminar on: “Migrant laborers  in Kerala: Implications for Kerala Economy” Date/ Day : 11/02/2016 Time: […]
February 9, 2016

Times Interactive on ‘Gold VAT Conundrum and its impact on Kerala’

Dr. Martin Patrik, Chief Economist, Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR), expresses his concerns at the ‘Times Initiative’ organised by The Times of India on the ‘Gold VAT Conundrum and its impact on Kerala’ : “Rationalise the rate of tax … the […]
February 2, 2016

“India’s Strategic Outlook in Modi Era” Talk by Mr R Prasannan

CPPR – Centre for Strategic Studies organised a talk on ‘India’s Strategic Outlook in the Modi Era’ by R Prasannan, Chief of THE WEEK’s New Delhi bureau. The session was held on 11th December 2015, at CPPR office.
February 1, 2016

Kerala should discard its redundant laws, says CS, The Times of India, January 23,2016

Kerala should discard its redundant laws, says CS KOCHI: Kerala should discard redundant laws to become a business-friendly state while people should change their negative mindset on making profits, said said Kerala Chief Secretary Jiji Thomson. He was speaking at […]
January 30, 2016

Public Policy Challenge – Announcement of Winner

The CPPR-Atlas Public Policy Challenge 2015 held in the month of August presented a golden opportunity to young dynamic minds in India to create a policy brief and hit the jackpot: a chance to win a sum of Rs 30,000 and Rs 20,000 […]
January 22, 2016

Conference on “Ease of doing Business in Kerala”

The Directorate of Industries and Commerce is organising a Conference on Ease of doing Business – Measures to Improve Kerala’s Ranking in association with Centre for Public Policy Research. The event is organized in partnership with Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC) and […]