CPPR in the News

July 15, 2019

Notification of RERA must for protecting flat buyers

Dr D Dhanuraj, Chairman, CPPR, quoted in The Times of India. The plight of the flat owners in the four apartment complexes in Maradu, which were ordered to be demolished, have exposed the loopholes in the system, which punishes innocent […]
July 13, 2019

Structural Reforms or over dependence on the budget; the road ahead for Kerala?

Dr Dhanuraj, Chairman, CPPR writes in Azhimukham regarding Budget 2019’s impact on Kerala. He stressed on the need for structural reforms in Kerala economy.  Click here to read
July 12, 2019

Post Budget Analysis 2019-2020 #BudgetWithCPPR

Centre for Public Policy Research hosted a Post Budget Analysis on July 9, 2019. Researchers from team CPPR analysed the budget allocation for different sectors in the Union Budget 2019-2020. The session was moderated by CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj. […]
July 11, 2019

Homestays in Kochi to come under GST, service providers upset

“According to CPPR study, around 50% of homestays have closed due to excessive regulation.” Dr Dhanuraj quoted in The Times of India article on imposition of GST on homestays.  KOCHI: The state goods and service tax department on Monday issued […]
July 11, 2019

‘Time for GCDA to widen its horizons’

Dr D Dhanuraj, Chairman, CPPR, quoted in The New Indian Express.Talking about the Greater Cochin Development Authority, he stresses on the need to prevent fragmentation of powers b/w developmental agencies & need to empower elected local bodies. KOCHI: Greater Cochin Development […]
July 8, 2019

Event Report: America with Kerala Thiruvananthapuram Workshop

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR), Kochi with support from the U.S. Consulate General in Chennai and the Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) organized a three-day event in Thiruvananthapuram on June 24–26, 2019. The first set of events included […]
July 8, 2019

TRIPS Agreement: India Stuck in a Transition Mode?

The post TRIPS (Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights) Indian economy was thought to have lesser investments and an “anti-competitive effect in the market”. However, an increased amount of investments in Research and Development sector and the entry of […]
July 6, 2019

Jobs, but they don’t deliver the goods

Anupama Ghosh, Senior Research Associate, CPPR comments in a news story published in Live Mint on the Union Budget 2019 During the one-hour drive along the winding mountain pass connecting Kerala’s Wayanad to the rest of India, Jithin Raj, 25, […]
July 5, 2019

India at G20 Osaka Summit

The G20 Osaka summit, hosted in Japan on June 28-29, was in the shadow of a climate of increasing trade hostility. This article ponders over the relevance of the G20 in today’s multipolar world of numerous multilateral organisations and the […]
July 4, 2019

A Chinese solution for tourism woes?

News story published in The Times of India based on the research paper ‘A Chinese Solution to Kerala’s Tourism Sector Woes’ by Muraleedharan Nair, Senior Fellow, CPPR Providing a ‘A Chinese Solution to Kerala’s Tourism Sector Woes’, a research paper […]
July 4, 2019

India’s SCO Outreach: A Step Closer to Global Positioning

India’s membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) could be considered as a chance to gain recognition in the global platform. In order to make this happen, India must be able to balance ties with China, the US and Russia […]
July 3, 2019

India at G20 Summit 2019 | CPPR Global High Tea |

In this edition of CPPR Global High Tea, Gazi Hassan, Senior Research Associate, CPPR Centre for Strategic Studies, talks about India’s outreach at G20 summit at Osaka, Japan 2019.
July 2, 2019

India-Hong Kong Relations in Quagmire?

India and Hong Kong have maintained cordial relations since the British era. But with the recent protests against the extradition bill boiling across Hong Kong, things are not quite easy for India. India will be severely affected economically, especially since […]
July 1, 2019

Artificial Intelligence and Its Use in Governance

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the simulation of human intelligence processes by machines, especially computer systems. These processes include learning (the acquisition of information and rules for using the information), reasoning (using rules to reach approximate or definite conclusions) and self-correction. […]
July 1, 2019

Equity and Alternative Capital Mobilisation by SMEs in 21st century

By Ragavi R Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) provide about 60 per cent of the overall employment globally and contribute about 50 per cent to the Gross Value Added. An effective funding environment is necessary for the growth of these […]

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