From the blog

July 22, 2019

Analysing Investment Trends in India

Private investment plays a significant role in a capitalist economy. Capitalist economies that are growing are really concerned about the amount of investment that flows in. India with its stunning growth rates after embracing the global order saw a rise […]
July 20, 2019

Media One: Discussion on Karnataka Political Scenario

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj was part of the panel discussion on the present political scenario in Karnataka. This discussion was aired on the Media One News Channel on July 19, 2019.
July 18, 2019

Launch of Book titled ‘A Vision for Higher Education Reform’.

The book titled ‘A Vision for Higher Education Reform’ edited by Dr D Dhanuraj and Rahul V Kumar will be launched on July 17, 2019 at 5:30pm at Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology,Kakkanad. Mr. M.P.Joseph, IAS (retd) Former Advisor […]
July 18, 2019

Market Opportunities and Investments in the Domain of SDGs

By Namrita Shankar, Evolution of Sustainable Development Goals The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of global development targets adopted by the member countries of the United Nations (UN) in September 2015. The SDGs aim to guide the global […]
July 17, 2019

Cryptocurrency and India’s Reluctance to Adopt it

In the last few weeks, Bitcoin has burst back into the public discourse, following a huge surge in its price. The price, which began the year at under $4000 per bitcoin, reached $12,000 in June 2019. This has led many […]
July 16, 2019

Framework for Skill Development in AI-Adopted Job Markets

Remember those sci-fi movies in which machines take over the world, and all those times when we thought it was impossible? Well, it is time to think again. Once called the future of computer science, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has evolved […]
July 15, 2019

Masters in Public policy and Governance

MA Public Policy and Governance Programme in the Education and Employment News section of Mathrubhumi Thozhil Vartha
July 15, 2019

Kerala must woo Chinese tourists, says think tank

News story published in The New Indian Express based on the research paper ‘A Chinese Solution to Kerala’s Tourism Sector Woes’ by Muraleedharan Nair, Senior Fellow, CPPR The Chinese literature, movies, martial arts and even products have influenced the lives […]
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 […]