Centre for Urban Studies

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 […]
March 20, 2018

CPPR Hosts a Delegation of 14 US University Representatives

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) hosted a delegation of 14 representatives from universities across the US at its office on March 15, 2018. The delegation was in India under the auspices of the Fulbright-Nehru International Education Administrators Program (FN-IEA), […]
March 14, 2018

The Future of the TPP: How it Alters the RCEP’s Importance for the Region

This new agreement called the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership offers many advantages to the participating countries, but falls short of being a suitable replacement for its predecessor. This blog is written by Aditya Vijya, Research Intern at […]
March 2, 2018

Assembly Elections in Meghalaya and Nagaland- The Changing Political Contours in the North-East

Anupama Ghosh (Research Intern, CPPR) gives her analysis about the Assembly Elections in Meghalaya and Nagaland in her blog piece, ‘Assembly Elections in Meghalaya and Nagaland- The Changing Political Contours in the North-East’ Click here to read: Assembly Elections in Meghalaya […]
March 1, 2018

China–ASEAN Maritime Drills: How did it come to this?

China’s utilisation of dollar diplomacy in Southeast Asia has been incredibly effective, particularly since 2015. Economic aid for infrastructure projects to these countries has helped Beijing win the political goodwill of the leaders of many ASEAN members, particularly towards the […]
February 23, 2018

Assembly Elections 2018: Will Tripura Change its Hues?

Anupama Ghosh (Research Intern, CPPR) writes about the waxing and waning of the various political parties in the electoral fray in Tripura and the major challenges confronting the northeastern state in her blog piece, ‘Assembly Elections 2018: Will Tripura Change […]
February 21, 2018

Volunteer for Kochi Public Transport Day

Kochi Public Transport Day aka KPTD was launched on January 27, 2018. It is a yearlong campaign spearheaded by CPPR to promote the use of public transport in Kochi and thus reduce traffic congestion, pollution and other transport-related issues in […]
February 20, 2018

Event Report-International Conference:Enhancing India-China People-to-People Relations

The international conference on Enhancing India- China People to People Relations– a one day event dated 12 February 2018 was organised by the Chennai Centre for China Studies (C3S) and the Press Institute of India (PII) in partnership with Centre for […]
February 19, 2018

Parliamentarians from the UK and India Discuss Nuances of Parliamentary Democracy in Kochi

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) presented a discussion titled Future of Parliamentary Democracy on February 15, 2018, at Kochi. A panel consisting of selected Members of Parliament from the United Kingdom and India came together to discuss issues surrounding […]
February 8, 2018

Time for Additional Fundamental Duties?

‘Time for Additional Fundamental Duties?’ blog by Ispita Mishra is Research Assistant at CPPR. Click here to read
February 7, 2018

‘Democratic Capitalism Only Hope of Lifting Everybody out of Poverty’ Dr Arthur C Brooks

In a talk peppered with personal anecdotes and humour, Dr Arthur C Brooks, president of the American Enterprises Institute (AEI), an influential Washington-based public policy think-tank, elaborated the role of democratic capitalism in lifting 2 billion people out of poverty. […]