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September 29, 2020

Survey foresees low patronage for public transport in future

There will be a drastic reduction in demand for travel, triggered by changes like reduced job opportunities and work-from-home practices during the COVID times, finds a “Survey on the effects of COVID 19 on transportation: What the experts say”, conducted […]
September 28, 2020

THE CURIOUS CASE OF H1-B VISA: Is COVID-19 the end of the American Dream?

It goes without saying how far-reaching and sweeping the effects of Corona virus have been, tacitly having seeped into nearly every aspect of our lives. Amidst this pandemic-pandemonium, Donald Trump’s latest decision to temporarily ban all non-immigrant visas hits hard. […]
September 25, 2020

കോവിഡ് കാലഘട്ടത്തിൽ പൊതുഗതാഗത ഉപയോക്താക്കളുടെ എണ്ണം കുത്തനെ കുറയും: സി‌പി‌പി‌ആർ ഗതാഗത സർവ്വേ

തൊഴിലവസരങ്ങൾ കുറഞ്ഞതും, പലരും വീട്ടിൽ ഇരുന്ന് ജോലി ചെയ്യുന്ന രീതി അവലംബിച്ചതും കോവിഡ് സമയത്ത് യാത്രാ ആവശ്യങ്ങളിൽ ഗണ്യമായ കുറവുണ്ടാക്കുമെന്നും, പൊതുഗതാഗത ഉപയോഗം കുത്തനെ കുറയുമെന്നും സെന്‍റർ ഫോർ പബ്ലിക് പോളിസി റിസർച്ച് (സിപിപിആർ) നടത്തിയ സർവ്വേ വെളിപ്പെടുത്തുന്നു. ഇനി മുതൽ യാത്രക്ക് ഏതു രീതി തിരഞ്ഞെടുക്കണമെന്ന തീരുമാനത്തിന് അടിസ്ഥാനമാകുക സുരക്ഷാ ആശങ്കകളായിരിക്കും. പൊതുഗതാഗതത്തെ ആശ്രയിക്കാതെയുള്ള […]
September 25, 2020

Covid may have reduced the demand for public transport: Study

“There will be a drastic reduction in travel demand triggered by changes like reduced job opportunities and work from home practices during the Covid times,” cites the “Survey on the effects of Covid-19 on transportation: What the experts say” conducted […]
September 24, 2020

Effects of COVID-19 on Transportation: What the Experts Say

Transportation is one of the major sectors, which has been severely affected by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. A survey was conducted by the Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) from June to July 2020, among experts from the […]
September 22, 2020

“India and Sri Lanka: Changing Dynamics in the Indian Ocean Region”

The Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) organised a webinar on “India and Sri Lanka: Changing Dynamics in the Indian Ocean Region” on September 17, 2020. The webinar featured Professor Jayadeva Uyangoda, Emeritus Professor of Political Science and Public Policy […]
September 22, 2020

Middle East Peace Plan: Emerging Political Dynamics and Implications

This issue brief tries to employ different lenses in order to understand the evolving US-Israel-Palestine relations in the light of the recently formulated Middle East Peace Plan steered by the US Diplomat Jared Kushner. The highlight of this plan has […]
September 22, 2020

“Kerala Dhanakaryam”- Virtual Book Launch and Panel Discussion

The Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) conducted a virtual launch and panel discussion on the book “Kerala Dhanakaryam”, authored by Dr Jose Sebastian, Senior Fellow (Finance) at CPPR, and a former faculty of Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation, […]
September 21, 2020

Webinar held on relations between India & Sri Lanka

The Sri Lanka government had been able to foster a new strand of Tamil nationalism which advocates for economic and developmental rights as opposed to their political rights, said Sri Lankan political scientist and expert professor Jayadeva Uyangoda. He was […]
September 17, 2020

#CPPRWebinar ‘India and Sri Lanka- Changing Dynamics in the Indian Ocean Region’

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) hosted a Webinar on the topic ‘India and Sri Lanka- Changing Dynamics in the Indian Ocean Region’ on September 17, 2020. The speakers of the webinar were Prof Jayadeva Uyangoda, Emeritus Professor of Political […]
September 16, 2020

‘Better strategies could revive Kochi’s public transport system’

“There must be some urgent intervention from policy makers regarding revival of public transport systems. The state of public transport is a clear indicator of a crashing economy. Better strategies and more policies could revive the sinking system and attract […]
September 15, 2020

Changing political contours in India’s neighborhood | CPPR Global High Tea

In the backdrop of the recent India- China Standoff, this episode of CPPR Global High Tea looks into how the changing political climate and looming China factor is affecting India’s neighborhood relations?
September 14, 2020

Public transport usage to dwindle post-pandemic: survey

The number of people using public transport is likely to come down post-pandemic restrictions, as they feel it may not be safe, according to a survey conducted by Centre for Public Policy Research here. Before the pandemic, six out of […]
September 14, 2020

Kochi’s traffic jams could be a thing of the past

“Congestion can be reduced and vehicles redirected — ITMS collates the same on an intelligent model. But, over a period of time, ideally, a database must be built comprising details regarding locations which are prone to traffic congestion and the […]
September 10, 2020

CPPR Virtual Launch and Discussion on the Book, “Kerala Dhanakaryam” by Dr Jose Sebastian

Centre for Public Policy Research hosted Virtual Launch and Discussion on the Book, “Kerala Dhanakaryam” on September 10, 2020 at 6:00PM.The speakers for the session were Dr Jose Sebastian, Senior Fellow (Finance), CPPR and Dr Martin Patrick, Chief Economist, CPPR. […]
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