April 8, 2021

#UNLOCKKHADI: Global Voices for Open Trade

CPPR has initiated a programme to liberate and truly globalize the Khadi and village industries sector in India. We aim for ‘Connecting the Global to the Local.’ This initiative backed with extensive and rigorous evidence-based research enunciates ‘How Global E-Commerce […]
March 24, 2021

Demand for better roads, transportation amenities

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments in a news article published in The Hindu. He comments “Kochi also needs dedicated corridors for Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) and tramways, which are getting popular worldwide since they considerably lessen the number of […]
March 23, 2021

Kerala Assembly elections: LDF to bank on welfare & development, once more

CPPR Research Associate Goutham KA comments in a news article published in The Times of India. He comments “People always prefer tangible benefits. This will be one of the reasons for LDF to go ahead with welfare schemes in an […]
March 9, 2021

Swing-state scrum

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments in a news article published in The Week. He commented “The people felt they [LDF] had a strong leader to look up to in times of crisis—be it the 2018 floods or the Covid-19 […]
March 8, 2021

Looking for a lifeline

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments in a news article published in The Week. He commented “A huge section in the Kerala society, especially the Muslims, does not want to see the Congress getting eliminated, So, there is a strong […]
March 8, 2021

Surprise package

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhnauraj comments in a news report published in The Week on BJP’s strategy of getting prominent personalities in the upcoming Kerala Assembly Election. He says “Election is a different ball game. These VIPs, who have no […]
March 1, 2021

LDF, UDF may find a tough competitor in Twenty20

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments in a article published in The New Indian Express. He comments “an apolitical organisation like Twenty20, which does not have any ideological mooring, is functioning by promising a lot of deliverables to the people.” […]
February 17, 2021

Stinking truth: Missing public toilets & unusable existing ones

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments in a news article published in The Times of India. He comments “We had started a study regarding the status and requirement of public toilets in the city three years ago. Then, it was […]
February 16, 2021

India is set to become a vital Covid vaccine maker — perhaps second only to the U.S.

CPPR Senior Associate Research Nissy Solomon comments in a news article published in CNBC. She comments “With a proven track record on the scale at which vaccines are produced, India should be able ramp up production to meet international demand […]
February 3, 2021

Explainer: Self-Control or State Control? You Decide

Rahul V Kumar explains ‘Self-Control or State Control? You Decide’ edited by Tom G Palmer featuring essays by experts who delve into the relationship between freedom and responsibility, their philosophical and scientific underpinnings, and the practical value of self-control. To […]
February 1, 2021

E book – Self Control or State Control? You Decide (Malayalam Translation)

“സ്വയംനിയന്ത്രണമോ ബാഹ്യ(രാഷ്ട്ര)നിയന്ത്രണമോ നിങ്ങൾക്ക് തീരുമാനിക്കാം” an e-book published by CPPR is the Malayalam translation of  “Self Control or State Control? You Decide”, edited by  Tom G. Palmer The book “Self Control or State Control? You Decide” is a conglomerate of essays […]
January 27, 2021

Despite new football turfs and stadiums, Kerala yearns for playgrounds

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments in a article published in The News Minute. He comments “We need space for the younger generation as well as for the elderly. A place where children can play and elders can do their […]
January 21, 2021

CPPR Webinar on “NEP and Higher Education: Translating Policy into Action”

The Centre for Public Policy Research organised a webinar on “NEP & Higher Education: Translating Policy into Action“, in the context of the National Education Policy 2020 on January 21, 2021. The speaker for the webinar was Dr Shakila Shamsu, […]
January 14, 2021

Panel Discussion on “Responding to COVID-19: Reflections and Lessons from Kerala, India and China”

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) oragnised a panel discussion on January 14, 2021 (Thursday) on “Responding to Covid-19: Reflections & Lessons from Kerala, India and China” as part of the release of CPPR’s research paper titled “Comparative Study on […]
January 9, 2021

Vaccine Diplomacy: An Interplay of Global Powers

The year 2020 will go down in history as the year where an invisible virus brought the world to its knees. It started off with Wuhan gaining international attention for spreading the COVID-19 pandemic, to banning international flights, lockdowns of […]