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 […]
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 […]
November 9, 2011

ANNOUNCING SUPER SATURDAYS AT CPPR

Are you curious, innovative and a person with social drive determined to change the society for the better?? Then CPPR will provide you with the perfect platform to launch yourself. We are the Centre for Public Policy Research, a think […]
October 27, 2011

Mobility Hub Society – what is the future

Debate continues on what is the role of Mobility hub society and KSRTC in deciding the transport routes and operations in Cochin city.  Mobility Hub is an international concept envisaged and customised for Cochin in 2009 as a solution to […]
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 […]
August 29, 2011

All Documents Related to Kochi Metro shall be in the Public Domain

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR), a kochi based research organistion urged Kerala Government and other authorities to publish all the documents including study reports, rationalisation and budget estimates; that lead to the feasibility of such a project in Kochi. […]
August 15, 2011

Seminar on New Trends in Urban Development

“Environmentalists should not hinder development”, says Dr.Gopinath Panangad, Founder Director, Kerala State Literacy Mission. “It is unfortunate that some of the activists are in the habit of attacking any scheme without going into the merit of the project or its […]
July 15, 2011

Parking Study in Chennai

Civitas Urban Solutions in association with Chennai City Connect and supported by Sakthi Foundation, Delhi, is conducting a study on parking in Chennai. Parking has been an important facet of various transport and road policies across the world. It is […]