CPPR in the News

November 8, 2012

An obstacle path for pedestrians

Pedestrians risk their life and cross the Vytilla Junction in Kochi. Photo: Thulasi Kakkat VYTTILA WOES: The only solace for pedestrians is the policemen who take the extra effort to help them cross the road. The biggest junction in the […]
November 8, 2012

Vocational Training in India

By Madhu . S   There are currently 2,133 government run Industrial Training Institutes or commonly referred to as ITI’s in India with can accommodate 4,32,006 students (DGET, 2010). These cater to the vocational training requirements of the huge country. […]
November 3, 2012

Para transit system in India- A case study of Chennai

By Madhu.S Para transit systems across the world catered to different segments of the population and have been considered an informal means of transit. In a country with a billion population share autos, share taxis, maxi cabs etc has been […]
November 2, 2012

Clinical Establishments- Role of government and Healthcare Market

Prepared by Madhu.S, Team Lead, Centre for Public Policy Research (project@cppr.in) The Kerala Clinical Establishments (Registration, Accreditation and Regulation) Bill, 2009 which was in the news recently has invited the fury of Medical practitioners, clinical institutions, labs, pharmacies, scanning centres […]
October 31, 2012

Impact of Urbanization in Retail Sector

Impact of Urbanization in Retail Sector– a case study of Textile Shops in  Kochi   The purpose of the study is to quantify the changes contributing to the evolution of textile shops, assessing it against the backdrop of the changes […]
October 22, 2012

Metro rail row evokes mixed response – The Times of India

October 12, 2012

CPPR-ACE Winter School 2013

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) and Asia Centre for Enterprise (ACE) are proud to launch the CPPR-ACE Winter School 2013. The first program of this series, Summer School 2012 was a huge success with participants from Europe, Central and […]
October 11, 2012

Applications are invited for CPPR-ACE Winter School 2013

September 26, 2012

‘After the Welfare State’ – Download the book

After The Welfare State The welfare state is bankrupt. It’s not just the ballooning government debt. It’s the unfunded liabilities – trillions and trillions and trillions of dollars. It’s the crumbling currencies of governments intent on “stimulating” their way to […]
September 19, 2012

Do not Support the Arrest of Aseem Trivedi : Shashi Tharoor

<”><”><”> <”> For more details about the program >> https://www.cppr.in/inauguration-by-tharoor/ and https://www.cppr.in/tharoor-calls-for-caution-in-freedom-of-expression/ <”>
September 18, 2012

Tharoor calls for caution in freedom of expression

The necessity for freedom of expression has evolved over time. With avenues of expressing our views and opinions having amplified multifold via digital media such as social networking sites, mobile phones, and Youtube, there is practically no end to freedom […]
September 18, 2012

Emerging Kerala – Critical Perspective

India’s performance in London Olympics resulted in high TRP rates for Non-Crickers in the recent times. Many argued that India’s medal tally will be doubled and the country will be reckoned as a sporting power by next Olympics. While analyzing […]
September 11, 2012

Lecture Series – Inaugural Lecture by Dr. ShashiTharoor, MP.

ShashiTharoor, Honorable Member of Parliament,Former Minister of State for External Affairs, and Former UN Under Secretary General for Communications and Public Information, inaugurated CPPR’s Quarterly Lecture Series Programme with an inspiring talk on “Freedom of Expression in the Internet Era”. […]
September 4, 2012

Associations and Organisations in Film Industry- A case Study of Malayalam Film Industry

The Malayalam film industry is smaller than its Tamil and Telugu counterparts. However, the industry is unique in the sense that Malayalam films are based on more artistic values. Not all films are made for commercial value; aesthetic and cultural […]
September 3, 2012

Talk on ‘Freedom of Expression in the Internet Era’

It is with great pleasure that we inform you about our quarterly lecture series which aim at provoking thoughts and inspiring ideas through talks, debates and discussions on contemporary social, political and legal matters. .  We expect this will be […]