Centre for Comparative Studies

October 5, 2012

A Study on the Implementation of Vishaka Guidelines in Universities in Kerala, July 2008

By Vishishta Sam This study explores the interpretation and implementation of the Vishaka Guidelines by the universities in Kerala and also examines and suggests possible changes within the current frame work of the University towards effective implementation of the Vishakha […]
October 4, 2012

Pragmatic Paradigm of Setting up Schools- Kerala Experience, June 2007

By Madhu S and D. Dhanuraj This paper seeks to analyse how the Kerala Education Rules, framed on the sidelines of the Act of 1957, helps in reality for the setting up of schools in Kerala which helped the establishment […]
August 24, 2012

Nehru Trophy Boat Race: An Outsider’s Perspective

It’ s been in my wish list for a long time; To have a glimpse of the Annual Nehru Trophy Boat Race in Alappuzha, not in television, instead live from the pavilion. Like any other Keralite, I have seen the […]
August 17, 2012

Polio Eradication in India

In India, while no cases have been reported since 13 th January 2011 (last case from West Bengal), eradication activities are continuing strongly to secure the gains achieved. Large-scale immunization activities were conducted in March, and active surveillance for acute […]
August 14, 2012
Notes from a surveyor’s diary
“Athu pinney, njangal randu-moonu perkkayittu boat odikkunnathu athra labhakaramavillalo (It wouldn’t be economical to operate boat services for just two or three of us)” retorted Mary, a native of Vypeen island when asked about her thoughts on the frequency of […]
July 31, 2012

Why our Olympic dream run is flawed?

Is it the problem with the shoes? No, we had made it even without shoes in the London Olympics in 1958. Then is it an issue with our physique? No, if not for that, we would never have competed in […]
May 30, 2012

The Role Of Youth In Strengthening Civil Society In India

India is a young nation going by the Census Report, 2011 were youth (between ages 10-24) constitute 34 percent of the total population with 75 percent under age group of 35 growing at a rate of 2 percent from 2009. […]
April 15, 2012

Reinventing Cochin Cycle Rally, December 2009

By Reinventing Cochin Team Reinventing Cochin, one of the leading initiatives of CPPR working on areas of urban research, development and reforms, in pursuance of the same, sought to organize a campaign unlike any other – a Cycle Rally, to […]
March 6, 2012

A Study On The Effectiveness of Remedies Available for Banks

By  Mukund P Unny The practice of lending and borrowing is millenniums old. The concept of banking was incepted ever since humans started engaging in economic transactions of any kind. The banking system has evolved since then. We have well-established […]
March 2, 2012

Law, Liberty and Livelihood (L3)

Law, Liberty and Livelihood Project (L3) is a research project aimed at documenting the livelihood regulations and entry level barriers governing the informal sectors in the 63 Indian cities identified for Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) intended to […]
November 22, 2011

Feeder Shared Service

Shared service transport systems like share autos, share taxis or buses which feeds commuters to other modes of transport. Primarily they are small vehicles accommodating 5-8 passengers which can travel through narrow roads. They are flexible as they can commute […]
October 19, 2011

Compendium on Campus Democracy and Student Politics

CPPR undertook study for Civitas Consultancies and Liberal Youth Forum (LYF) in identifying the role of campus democracy in India by assessing campus politics in various colleges and universities in India. The Study was conducted in 78 colleges across India […]
March 12, 2011

Access Audit Report on Subash Bose Park, Ernakulam, August 2009

By Sona Jose Subash Bose Park at Ernakulam is a place where a lot of people come to spend their time relaxing from the busy schedules of life. An access audit of Subash Bose Park was conducted in which the […]

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