Centre for Strategic Studies

January 8, 2020

The Assassination of Qasem Soleimani: Possible Ramification | CPPR Global High Tea

In this edition of CPPR Global High Tea, Gazi Hassan, Senior Research Associate, CPPR-Centre for Strategic Studies, talks about US-Iran tensions post-General Soleimani’s assassination its implications for the region. He also talks about the nature of conflict if it escalates […]
January 8, 2020

Kochi Metro to observe Public Transport day on every Friday

With the aims to promote uses of public transport and curb vehicular pollution in the city, the Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) has planned to observe Public Transport Day on every Friday of the week starting from January 3, 2020. […]
January 6, 2020

Where to park? Ask Kochiites

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comment in a article published in The New Indian Express on the parking woes in the city. He comments ” The ideal solution would be to deploy hop-on and hop-off services like autorickshaws and mini-vans […]
December 31, 2019

The need for Chief of Defence Staff and unified command

Outgoing Army chief General Bipin Rawat was appointed as India’s first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).He will head India’s first unified command. CPPR Senior Fellow @KV Thomas was part of the panel on Right Side Programme in News 18 today […]
December 30, 2019

Interstate Bus Service: Opportunities and Challenges

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) is conducting a study to identify the issues and challenges in interstate bus services, which hinder economic freedom and ease of doing business in the public transport sector. The study will culminate in a conference, which […]
December 30, 2019

Preparation of a Mobility Improvement Plan along North-South Railway Station corridor in Kochi

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) is the local consultant for the project Preparation of a Mobility Improvement Plan along North-South Railway Station corridor in Kochi, in collaboration with Suez Consulting. The project aims at improving the connectivity between Ernakulam […]
December 23, 2019

Manorama News: Discussion on Jharkhand Assembly Election 2019 Result

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj was part of the panel discussion analysing the Jharkhand Assembly Election 2019 results. This discussion was aired on the Manorama News Channel on December 23, 2019.
December 23, 2019

An impact assessment to understand the impact of the National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL)

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) is conducting an impact assessment to understand the impact of the National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) among its stakeholders from the institutions enrolled as Local Chapters in India. This project is executed on […]
December 22, 2019

An Exploratory Study on the State of Health insurance Schemes in Kerala

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) is assisting the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi on an exploratory study on the state of health insurance schemes in Kerala. The study intends to understand the status and operations […]
December 21, 2019

Jharakhand elections 2019: A curtain call for all parties involved

This episode of #DecodingThePolls delves into Jharkhand elections were the last phase of polling concluded yesterday . This election is a battle of prestige for the JMM considering their waning fortunes since 2014. With 3 phases of the election happening […]
December 11, 2019

Gauging the political pulse during these turbulent times | CPPR Political Observatory |

Amidst a dismal economic climate, crisis of governance at the states level and a waning democratic culture, is the contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill indicative of the emergence of a new and self serving political narrative?
December 11, 2019

Afghan Peace Process: Geo Politics and India’s Approach | CPPR Global High Tea |

We are back with another episode of CPPR Global High Tea. US – Taliban peace talks are back on track. China and Russia are eagerly engaging Taliban. In such a situation does clinging on to a “wait and watch attitude” […]
December 9, 2019

Australian Vice-Consul visits CPPR

Mr Andrew Collister, the Vice-Consul at the Australian Consulate- General in Chennai visited CPPR office for an in-house interaction with the team on the growing Indo-Australian relations. In his introductory remarks, Dr Dhanuraj spoke about the common ground between India […]
December 4, 2019

Needed: Route numbers for buses

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments, “the numbering system can be introduced only after route rationalisation. The latter includes identifying existing routes, new roads and the public transport traversing through new routes.” in a article published in the New Indian […]
December 3, 2019

Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019

Tansgender is defined as a person whose gender does not match with the gender assigned to that person at the time of his/her birth. Tansgender includes trans man or trans woman, a person with intersex variations, queer and a person […]

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