Programs

August 5, 2013

Mr J.M Lyngdoh, Former Election Commissioner to deliver next CPPR Quarterly Lecture

Mr J.M Lyngdoh, Former Election Commissioner will deliver the next CPPR Quarterly Lecture on October 4th, 2013 at Kochi. Mr Lyngdoh known for its uprightness have also headed the Committee to study Campus Politics in India; which paved way for […]
August 5, 2013

India: Behind the graveyard of multi-billion Dollar FDI MoUs, D.Dhanuraj at Commodity Online

Article at Commodity Online (http://www.commodityonline.com/) on July 18, 2013   By Rakesh Neelakandan The day POSCO decided that it would exit the $5 billion Karnataka steel mill project was the day when India’s Finance Minister decided to give a red carpet […]
August 1, 2013

Launch of CPPR Centre for Urban Studies

Ms Susan Zielinski,  will launch CPPR Focus Study Centre in the arena of Mobility and Urban Studies on August 26th, 2013. Ms Susan is the Managing Director of SMART of Michigan University. She is an active proponent of smart mobility for […]
August 1, 2013

Launch of CPPR Centre for Strategic Studies

    CPPR will be launching its Focus Study Centre in the realm of Security and Strategy; The Centre for Strategic Studies on August 16th in Kochi. The launch will be marked by a lecture entitled, ‘Prospects of ASEAN in […]
July 23, 2013

The National Investigation Agency and the Enrica Lexie case

by Ravishankar. M* The National Investigation Agency (NIA) was established by the NIA Act which was passed by the Indian Parliament in 2008. It is envisaged as an agency “to investigate and prosecute offences affecting the sovereignty, security and integrity […]
July 17, 2013

Dr Chandra Ranade,Virginia International University to launch CPPR Centre for Comparative Studies in India

Dr Chandra Ranade,Virginia International University will launch The “CPPR Centre for Comparative Studies in India“ at Kochi on September 6th, 2013 at 4 pm at Bharat Hotel (BTH), Kochi, Kerala. He will also deliver lecture on “Various Indicators of Economic Development at State Level […]
July 16, 2013

Transport still a problem for IT hub, Times of India

  Times of India, 16th July 2013 KOCHI: Despite the efforts of various agencies, alternative transport initiatives like carpooling and Bus Day have failed due to certain shortcomings and coordination issues. Both ideas were promoted to encourage public transport and […]
June 27, 2013

Call for Applications for CPPR-ATLAS Winter School 2014

CPPR has closed applications for its prestigious global programme, the CPPR-ATLAS Winter School on Public Policy Research Methods scheduled in the month of January 2014.   CPPR-Atlas Winter School 2014 is a unique global programme aimed at researchers exposing them […]
June 10, 2013

Can Inflation Index Bonds replace gold as a safe investment….???

India is the world’s largest consumer of gold, accounting for some 20 percent of the world’s demand. In India gold is historically and culturally tied to the concepts of wealth and prosperity. The demand for gold has been increasing drastically in […]
June 4, 2013

Right to Education – Impact in its current form and way forward

The Study is undertaken In light of the much debated Right to Education Act (RTE),  to understand the implications of RTE in its current structure through a mix of secondary research and primary interviews and subsequently do a comparative analysis […]
June 4, 2013

Right to Food, Food Security & Women: Rural-Urban Contrast

The paper series ‘Right to Food, Food Security & Women: Rural Urban Contrast’ will engage with the way the policies of food security are theorized, implemented and it will analyze the effects of the policies on women. By a comparative […]
June 4, 2013

Role of technology in language,communication improvement of students

This research is aimed at studying how tools of e-learning are helping in developing language and communication skills of students in government and private schools in Delhi. The study will be carried out in a series based on primary sources […]
May 31, 2013

CPPR Introductory Course on Social Science Research Methods

Good researchers at all times can impact upon the decision making bodies and one can be proud in bringing changes in society with their researches! To initiate this change, vibrant 14 participants from various parts of India, specifically from Kerala […]
May 29, 2013

Social Stock Exchange: A Market Oriented Technology Based Solution for Social Impact Investment

By Rosemary Abraham, IES This paper explores the possibility of setting up a social stock exchange (SSE) in India for raising funds for political or social causes in a transparent manner. The SSE, as this author visualises, is a stock […]
May 21, 2013

Once again a Scam !!

By Sneha Baby, Intern at CPPR   Saradha scam in West Bengal which came out on April 23rd  lead to the loss of small savings of the poor people and a full stop to the life of many agents who worked […]