Centre for Urban Studies

February 11, 2019

Roadblock hits Kerala Metro expansion

*The news story published on The New Indian Express, where CPPR’s Chairman, Dr. D. Dhanuraj points out the concerns regarding the KMTA bill. Lack of clarity in the role of the authority is the biggest roadblock, experts point out. “Though […]
February 6, 2019

CPPR Brief: Kerala Metropolitan Transport Authority Bill 2018

As a policy research organization, the CPPR-Centre for Urban Studies with expertise in urban mobility and transport has been researching and working on the various issues and challenges in the urban transport space. CPPR presents here a brief on the […]
February 3, 2019

Video: Analysis of Union Interim Budget 2019

The Government of India presented the Interim Budget for 2019. And on the whole, the budget looks very populist with the aim of pleasing the voters before the general elections due this year. #CPPRIndia‘s Deepthi Mary Mathew gives a short […]
February 3, 2019

Union, State Budgets 2019: Hopes & Prospects | Money News | Mathrubhumi News

In the wake of the declaration of elections results in five states of India, the expert panel deliberates over Assembly Elections 2018. CPPR Chairman D. Dhanuraj along with other experts analyse the election results in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana, Mizoram […]
February 2, 2019

CPPR is now hiring – Social Media Assistant

  Post – Social Media Assistant Location – Kochi Skills Required – Social Media Marketing Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Email Marketing Experience or functional knowledge in Photoshop, Illustrator, Corel Draw and PageMaker. Good typing skills in […]
February 2, 2019

Kerala Budget 2019: Amaravati model township proposal whimsical: experts

*The news story published on The Hindu, where CPPR’s Chairman, Dr. D. Dhanuraj’s gives his viewpoint on the need for policy decisions entailing to areas like land acquisition and land ownership. Projects like Amaravati should not have been announced in […]
February 2, 2019

Budget expectations 2019: Skill development may be the big focus in the Union Budget

*Since they have started to assess the results of the education and skill-based programmes they introduced in the last quarter, they will feel the need to up their game, says D Dhanuraj (Photo Courtesy – The New Indian Express) The […]
February 2, 2019

Kerala Budget 2019: Hopes soar ahead of Kerala state budget

*Expectations from Kerala Budget 2019. Instead of big ticket announcements, government should concentrate on ensuring quality of existing infrastructure. Dr D Dhanuraj shares his thoughts with The New Indian Express.  Kerala’s commercial capital has always reared to grow beyond its boundaries, […]
January 30, 2019

Budget expectations 2019: Skill development may be the big focus in the Union Budget

*”Since they have started to assess the results of the education and skill-based programmes they introduced in the last quarter, they will feel the need to up their game,” says D Dhanuraj (Photo Courtesy – Business Standard) The most important […]
January 27, 2019

ഇടിയുന്ന എന്‍ഡിഎയുടെ സാധ്യതാഗ്രാഫ്; ദേശീയ രാഷ്ട്രീയത്തിലെ കാറ്റ് എങ്ങോട്ട്? | Dr Dhanuraj on Counterpoint | Manorama News

ഇടിയുന്ന എന്‍ഡിഎയുടെ സാധ്യതാഗ്രാഫ്; ദേശീയ രാഷ്ട്രീയത്തിലെ കാറ്റ് എങ്ങോട്ട്? | Is Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity failing? Will NDA come back to power in New Delhi after the 2019 General Elections? Dr Dhanuraj on Counterpoint (Malayalam)| Manorama News| Election Analysis  
January 15, 2019

Public Transport Day observed in Kochi

(Photo Courtesy: The New Indian Express) KOCHI: Public Transport Day (KPTD), an initiative by Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) to promote the usage of the public transport system, was observed at St Teresa’s College on Monday. KPTD is observed monthly […]
January 12, 2019

Kochi Public Transport Day on Monday

*The January edition of the Kochi Public Transport Day (KPTD) will be held at St Teresa’s College on Monday. (Photo Courtesy – The New Indian Express) KOCHI: The January edition of the Kochi Public Transport Day (KPTD) will be held […]
December 12, 2018

Election Results Declared in Five States| അഞ്ചു സംസ്ഥാനങ്ങളിലെ തിരഞ്ഞെടുപ്പ് ഫലം പ്രഖ്യാപിച്ചു

In the wake of the declaration of elections results in five states of India, the expert panel deliberates over Assembly Elections 2018. CPPR Chairman D. Dhanuraj along with other experts analyse the election results in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana, Mizoram […]
November 30, 2018

‘Move may hit last-mile connectivity’

*The news story published on The Times of India, quoting CPPR Chairman, Dr. D. Dhanuraj’s comment on Motor Vehicles Department’s decision to stop issuing new permits for diesel and petrol autorickshaws and promote CNG-powered vehicles. KOCHI: The decision to stop […]
November 26, 2018

Economic costs of diseases and deaths attributable to bidi smoking in India, 2017

Abstract Objective To estimate the economic burden of diseases and deaths attributable to bidi smoking in India for persons aged 30–69 years. Objective To estimate the economic burden of diseases and deaths attributable to bidi smoking in India for persons aged 30–69 […]