Centre for Urban Studies

October 12, 2012

The Pedestrian and the Road, February 2010

By Parijata Bharadwaj Road accidents have become a common occurrence and it is predicted that soon they will become the leading killers in today’s motorized world overtaking AIDS and Tuberculosis. The worst hit by these accidents are the pedestrians. This […]
October 12, 2012

A Report on the Market for Law Firms in Kochi, August 2010

By Harshita S With rapid growth in the Indian economy, the need for lawyers and law firms is felt all the more. Kochi has been attracting quite a lot of business lately, and this it has been felt that there […]
October 12, 2012

Waste Regulation in India: An Overview, November 2010

By Bernard Galea The purpose behind this report is to analyse the major provisions of the main legislation concerning waste in India. It is an examination of the provisions that would be relevant to companies and enterprises engaged in activities […]
October 11, 2012

Study on Muncipal Solid Waste Management in Kochi, October 2008

By Ajay Justin O This is a study on the waste management process carried out for the city by the Corporation of Cochin. The Study examines the existing waste management system in the Cochin City, critically study it, bring out […]
October 11, 2012

Efficient Waste Management in Schools, June 2009

By Nabila Haniph The problem with garbage is that it’s a sum zero game. Garbage has to go somewhere but nobody wants it in their backyard. It’s as if trash is deposited in the garbage can and somehow it’s supposed […]
October 11, 2012

A study of Corporation System of Cochin, June 2010

By Vinod Dharmarajan Corporation of Cochin is the municipal corporation that manages the Kochi. The City is divided into 71 administrative wards from which the members of the Council are elected. The Council headed by the Mayor manages the affairs […]
October 11, 2012

Pedestrian Friendly Shopping Plaza at M.G. Road, Kochi, June 2009

By J.Rekha Kammath The study attempts to suggest a traffic free model for M.G. Road, for the stretch from Medical Trust Hospital up to Madhawa Pharmacy. This stretch has numerous shopping centres and eateries and entertainment centres on either sides […]
October 11, 2012

Mobility Hub Feasibility study report

  Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) developed the feasibility report of this Mobility hub at the behest of the Confederation of Indian industry (CII) and Ernakulam District Administration. CPPR provided inputs that were futuristic and technology driven, ensuring the […]
October 6, 2012

The Impact of NREGA on Rural-Urban Migration: Field survey of Villupuram District, Tamil Nadu, June 2008

By Naomi Jacob This paper studies whether the National Rural Employement Guarantee Act can have an impact on rural urban migration, if implemented as per the criteria mentioned above, what is the impact of the decrease in such migration and […]
October 6, 2012

Public-Private Partnership for Sustainable Urbanization of Cochin, September 2008

By Yashad Dongol This paper explores the importance of Public Private partnership in bringing about a sustainable urban development to the city of Kochi. There is lack of a proper strategy in implementing PPPs across the Kerala due to which […]
October 6, 2012

Pedestrian Audit Report, September 2008

A Pedestrian Audit is a species of the genus known as a Road Safety Audit; an initiative usually undertaken by governmental authorities to estimate the safety needs of the roads. It’s more than just a plain analysis. It seeks to […]
October 5, 2012

Our Common Future: South Asia, November 2008

Published by CPPR for Liberal Youth South Asia LYSA released, “Our Common Future: South Asia,” released on 24th November, 2008 at the South Asia Youth Summit held in the Constitution Club New Delhi. Young scholars from the region and other […]
October 5, 2012

A Study on Floor Scale Index in Chennai, May 2008

By Renjini Rajagopal Cities grow at an alarming rate, trying to accommodate the teaming millions within its urban embrace as the same millions clamor at its gates for salvation from the twin evils of impoverishment and unemployment. But, land has […]
October 5, 2012

The PDS System in Kerala:A Review, June 2008

By Shruthi Cyriac, Vishishta Sam & Naomi Jacob The paper is an attempt to study the PDS system in Kerala-often referred to as the ‘Kerala Model’ of implementation of the food security programme which subsidises consumers and procures grain from […]
October 5, 2012

The Micro credit and Rural Micro enterprise scenario in Kerala: A study on Kudumbashree’, July 2008

By Shruthi Cyriac The activities of ‘NUTRIMIX’ PRODUCTION and GOAT REARING are studied in this paper. Nutrimix is a baby food supplement and Kudumbashree women are actively involved in the production and supply of this commodity to the ‘anganwadis’ (government […]

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