CPPR in the News

August 28, 2018

Thumbs up for salary challenge| The way forward to rebuild a new Kerala

The expert panel discusses on Kerala Government’s Salary Challenge initiative for supporting the flood victims in the state.  CPPR Chairman D. Dhanuraj along with other experts in the panel reflects on the way forward to rebuild a new Kerala. Watch […]
August 21, 2018

Kerala Civil Supplies Corporation failing in its objective to sell subsidised commodities

Even the quantity of coconut oil, which is the most sold and preferred item at Supplyco outlets, distributed through 1,406 outlets across Kerala contributes only 2.52 per cent of Kerala’s total consumption demand. Similarly, for other most-sold items, the majority […]
August 14, 2018

IPTs in an Integrated Urban Transport System

In a populous country like India, integration of Intermediate Public Transport (IPT) with the mass transit systems is essential considering the steep rise in demand and the haphazard growth of the urban transport sector in India. Read more on ‘IPTs […]
August 13, 2018

Rural, Private Clinics Big Contributors to Health care

75 per cent of the population in Kerala goes to private medical institutions for treatment. Three-fourths of people rely on small clinics, nursing homes and hospitals. These play a major role, especially in rural areas,” comments Sara John, CPPR Senior […]
August 2, 2018

The Curious Case of the Missing Feeder Systems

With the rapidly changing service industries inculcating innovation and flexibility, a crucial segment that has been sidelined, almost rendered invisible by policy makers has been the feeder services sector. Read more on ‘The Curious Case of the Missing Feeder Systems‘, […]
July 30, 2018

Working women in Kerala need beneficial laws

Though the amended Shops and Commercial Establishments Act is a welcome move for working women in Kerala, there are teething problems that still need to be resolved at the earliest. To know more read CPPR Senior Project Associate, Sara John’s […]
July 26, 2018

Congress’s ‘Hug Diplomacy & Eye Wink’ move: In the wake of 2019 General Elections

In the wake of 2019 General Elections,  the expert panel discusses Congress’s ‘Hug diplomacy&  Eye-wink’ move in  Parliament Monsoon session 2018. CPPR Chairman D. Dhanuraj along with other experts in the panel makes the prognosis on Congress- BJP political scenario in next […]
July 23, 2018

Potholes & traffic make driving in the city a torment

A news story on The New Indian Express, quoting CPPR’s study which pinpointed the uneconomical vehicle speeds caused by the bad condition of roads in the city. Click on the link to read the detailed news story:  Potholes & traffic make driving in the city […]
July 13, 2018

Amendments in the Kerala Shops & Commercial Establishments Act,1960 seems favorable for women, but it can be counterproductive to their employment opportunities.

“The amended act seems favorable for women, but it can be counterproductive to their employment opportunities.”, comments Sara John, Senior Project Associate, CPPR on the recent amendments to the Kerala Shops & Commercial Establishments Act,1960. Read more at the article […]
July 11, 2018

CPPR Media Mention: Proposed Amendments to the Kerala Shops & Commercial Establishments Act,1960

Media mention on CPPR’s draft of proposed Amendments to the Kerala Shops & Commercial Establishments ,published in The New Indian Express, Kochi Edition on 11th July 2018. In the story titled “Shopping after 8? Wait…” CPPR Chairman Dr. D Dhanuraj […]
July 6, 2018

India-Pakistan Relations| Dr. Happymon Jacob shares his perspectives

Dr. Happymon Jacob, Associate Professor of Disarmament and Diplomacy at the Jawaharlal Nehru University(JNU), Delhi shares his perspectives on India -Pakistan Relations in a talk organized at CPPR Office. Watch the video here:
July 4, 2018

ANALYSIS OF CONNECTIVITY FROM KAKKANAD BOAT TERMINAL

The Vyttila- Kakkanad ferry service is a relief from the traffic congestion on the roads for the public commuters between Vyttila and Kakkanad mainly consisting of Infopark employees, staff and students of Rajagiri educational institute and commuters to the civil station […]
June 27, 2018

Nimish Sany , CPPR Research Assistant critiques on the financial performance of PSEs in Kerala

In the news story titled ‘Among PSEs, Bevco alone contributes 97.3 per cent to Kerala’s coffers’  published by The New Indian Express on 26th June, CPPR Research Assistant Nimish Sany comments on the reality of PSE’s in Kerala.  Nimish , critiques […]
June 22, 2018

Will Kerala’s Draft Labour Policy be beneficial for the State or will it turn out to be counterproductive; കരട് തൊഴില്‍ നയത്തില്‍ തൊഴിലാളികള്‍ക്ക് അമിത പ്രാധാന്യം; ഇത് കേരളത്തിനു ഗുണകരമോ?

The state government has cleared the draft Labour Policy of 2017 which aims to build a healthy employer-employee relation ensuring the prosperity of the labourers, business community and the overall development of the state. Will the proposals of the policy […]
June 7, 2018

E book – The Morality of Capitalism (Malayalam Translation)

  ‘Muthalalitha Vyavasthithiyude Dhaarmikatha’ an e-book published by CPPR is the first Malayalam translation of  “The Morality of Capitalism: What Your Professors Won’t Tell You”, edited by  Tom G. Palmer The second in the “What Your Professors Won’t Tell You” […]