July 1, 2012

Government should help Civic Bodies: Mayor & City Development-Seminar Saturday 30th of June 2012

July 1, 2012

Public Should Directly Elect mayor

July 1, 2012

Corporations are in Deep Crisis

July 1, 2012

Development Possible if Mayor’s Power are Used Well

June 28, 2012

Programme on the ‘Role of the Mayor in Development of the City’

Cochin is fast emerging as the industrial and corporate hub of Kerala and such economic change results in increasing urbanization. The population of Cochin as at 2006 was recorded as 14.9 lakh, and is expected to grow to an astounding […]
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. […]
May 28, 2012

CPPR-ACE Summer School – A Great Success

The month long CPPR – ACE Summer School 2012 was envisaged as an attempt to introduce innovative methods of doing research. It sought to equip public policy researchers with new-age skills and groundbreaking practices that focused on grassroots-oriented, structured and […]
April 24, 2012

Inauguration of CPPR-ACE Summer School

The CPPR – ACE Summer School 2012 in Research Methodology for Public Policy Researchers, jointly conducted by the Centre for Public Policy Research, Cochin, and the Asia Centre for Enterprise, was inaugurated by Shri. Devi Prasad IES, (Director, the Fiscal […]
April 4, 2012

News in Malayala Manorama on 04-04-2012 , Wednesday 04th of April 2012

March 30, 2012

An Air India Saga… A journey unforgettable !!!

Date: Middle of October, 2011 Time: Evening Purpose:  Buy air tickets from Cochin to Delhi. I went in search of the cheaper tickets. I wanted to be in Delhi during the first week of November. When I checked different travel […]
March 27, 2012

Visit by Canadian High Commissioner

High Commissioner for Canada in India, Mr Stewart Beck visited Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) on April 3, 2012. The visit was to understand the work of a policy think tank in Kerala and analyse the development patterns of […]
March 23, 2012

CPPR-ACE Summer School: Public Policy Research Methods

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) and Asia Centre for Enterprise (ACE) is proud to launch the ‘CPPR-ACE Summer School: Public Policy Research Methods’ in 2012. The first program of the Summer School will be a month-long training on Public Policy […]
March 23, 2012

Time to Reveal

By Dinsa Sachan Cabinet clears policy that makes it mandatory for departments to share data; civil society sceptical Want to know how funds under the rural job guarantee scheme were used in a remote district of Rajasthan or Gujarat, or […]
February 7, 2012

Smart MobiPrize

<”>SMART of University of Michigan has partnered with Centre for Public Policy Research launching MobiPrize. SMART MobiPrize is an award honouring entrepreneurship that changes the world and improves the quality of life through sustainable transportation. Percentage of the world now […]
January 28, 2012

Talk on ‘Arbitration of Commercial Disputes’

ADR Centre is joining hands with Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mattanchery (http://www.iccicochin.com/) to host a talk on ‘Arbitration of Commercial Disputes’. Adv. Aravind Minocha , expert arbitrator and Advocate, Supreme Court of India will be the main speaker […]
January 28, 2012

Talk on ‘Arbitration of Commercial Disputes’ by Adv. Arvind Minocha

ADR Centre, the dispute resolution wing of Civitas Legal Solutions along with Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mattanchery organized a seminar on ‘Arbitration of Commercial Disputes’ on 28th Januray,2012. Adv. Aravind Minocha, expert arbitrator and Advocate, Supreme Court of […]
January 17, 2012

Seniornet Launched

Centre for Public Policy Research has announced the formation of an internet portal “seniornet” exclusively for senior citizens to exchange useful interpersonal information. This portal is envisaged to assist the senior citizens with the relevant information like government notifications, various […]
January 6, 2012

Metro Round Table – Open Discussion

The Metro Round Table organised by CPPR along with Kerala Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Cochin on January 6th was attended by political leaders, bureaucrats, urban experts, industry representatives and civil society organisations. The forum actively discussed about the viability […]
December 7, 2011

‘Nambuthiri Varayude Kulapathi’ – Documentary Released

A documentary on artist Namboothiri directed by Binuraj Kalapeedhom  released in Kochi on 2011 December 7. Historian M. G. S. Narayanan received the first copy of the documentary from the famouse painter M.V. Devan in a function, which was held […]
December 7, 2011

Documentary Screening – Artist Nambuthiri

Documentary on Artist Namboothiri will be released on December 7, 2011. Hon.Mayor of Cochin, Shri Tony Chammani, Dr M G S Narayanan, Shri Shaji N Karun, Shri M V Devan and Shri Nedumudi Venu will be present on the occasion. […]
November 25, 2011

ipolicy for Journalists (Certificate in Public Policy for Journalists)

In order to secure freedom, prosperity, and good government, a democratic society requires a high level of ethical and informed reporting.  A clearer understanding of public policy—its nature, formation, and how to evaluate its impact on citizens—can enable media professionals […]