December 20, 2010

Kochi ‘Bus Day’ on December 18

The Kochi district administration and the Motor Vehicles Department, with the support of the Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR),  observed December 18 as ‘Bus Day’. Joining in the event are Transport Minister Jose Thettayil, actors Dileep, Sidique, Remya Nambeesan […]
December 7, 2010

Anna Nagar Cycle Track Project

According to a Wilbur Smith report, 52 per cent of Chennai trips cover less than 5 km and most of these are made on foot or by motorised transport. This has proven to create needless chaos and pollution, which is […]
November 18, 2010

CPPR to launch Senior Citizens Action Forum

“Remember the days of old, consider the years of many generations: ask your father, and he will show you; your elders, and they will tell you.” This proverb explains aptly the wisdom of the elderly; the experiences learnt and taught. […]
November 18, 2010

CPPR launches ‘Paripakam’ – Senior Citizens Action Forum

To tap the expertise of the city’s senior citizens, the Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) launched ‘Paripakam’ at CPPR’s Elamkulam office on November 18. The forum was inaugurated by MLA Dominic Presentation and chaired by Deputy Mayor Bhadra Satheesh. […]
November 1, 2010

Chennai Auto Study

For anyone commuting in Chennai, the buzz of autorickshaws is a common sight. Research shows that while the ownership of private vehicles has grown 108 per cent in the last one decade, the dependency on autorickshaws has not come down. […]
October 16, 2010

Campus Democracy

Campus Democracy is an enlivening concept which empowers the youth in contributing to the society. It acts as a precursor for change in the socio-political system of the country, through the active involvement of youth in the democratic process. Student […]
September 10, 2010

Finishing School for Law students a great success

The second edition of Finishing School for Law Students was held from September 10-12, 2010, at Ashir Bhavan, Kochi. The three-day residential course that was attended by 18 law students from across the country was conducted by ADR Centre. The […]
September 8, 2010

Redefining Admiralty Jurisdiction in India

Centre for Public Policy Research and Civitas Legal Solutions jointly organized the seminar on “ Redefining Admiralty Jurisdiction in India” at Plenary Hall, Indian Law Institute New Delhi on 8 September 2010. The seminar stressed on the importance of updating […]
August 4, 2010

Revisiting Campus Democracy

Research to cover 100 colleges and universities across the country The Lyngdoh Committee report that prescribed guidelines for students’ union elections in colleges and universities caused quite a stir when it was released by the Central Government in 2006. Although […]
July 8, 2010

Resolving Disputes for a better Maritime Business

Cochin Chamber of Commerce and ADR Centre jointly organized the seminar on the topic “Resolving disputes for a better maritime business” on 8th July 2010 at Cochin Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The seminar was to give the maritime professionals […]
June 7, 2010

Foundation stone laid for Mobility Hub, Vytilla

The foundation stone for Mobility Hub in Vytilla was laid by Hon’ Chief Minister of Kerala V.S Achuthanandan on 7 June 2010. Speaking on the ceremony, he sought the support of all sections of society for the successful implementation of […]
June 1, 2010

National Highways to be 45m and not 30m

“The total number of families affected by road accidents each year in the state is three times that of the number of families affected by land acquisition for current National Highway development”. This is one of the shocking findings of […]
June 1, 2010

ADR Centre organises Finishing School for Law Students

Every year, hundreds of law students graduate from colleges and schools in India. But, how many of them are really equipped to become excellent lawyers? Do they have those specific skills that ensure their success? As an attempt to answer […]
May 9, 2010

Arvind Kejriwal inaugurates Federation of RTI activists in Kerala

Arvind Kejriwal, the leading right-to-information (RTI) campaigner and Magsaysay award winner inaugurated the Federation of RTI activists in Kerala on Sunday 9 May 2010 at Chavara Cultural Centre. In his address to the RTI activists from various districts of Kerala, […]
March 22, 2010

Competitiveness of Lok Sabha Constituencies in India

Civitas Consultancies Pvt Ltd has engaged CPPR to study and rank the competitiveness of Lok Sabha Constituencies in India. The project features GIS, IRS images, competitiveness index etc. The project envisages better governance by reflecting on potential growth of a […]
March 16, 2010

Semester at Sea Students at CPPR

 The students coming from different parts of the world culminated to be a part of the unique course. The interactive session with the students emphasized on the Kerala’s development over the years commencing from  late 19th century.  Kerala is conceived […]
February 18, 2010

Digital RTI Mission Website Inauguration

The information technology has broadened in a way that the common man can avail information from the government authorities in an easier and transparent manner. Shri N.Sreenath, Press Club Secretary gave the presidential address. He indicated the website as a […]
January 30, 2010

ADR Centre- Rajagiri Outreach programmes

ADR Centre has formally tied up with Rajagiri Legal Aid Cell and Rajagiri Outreach Initiative for providing awareness about ADR mechanisms especially Mediation in various grassroot level centres. Rajagiri has a good network at the village and Panchayath level consisting […]
December 29, 2009

THIRD WHEEL – Third Eye for the Auto Rickshaw Transportation

The state wide auto-taxi strike was coincided with the documentary screening and the panel discussion of Third Wheel which emphasized on deregulation of the auto rickshaw transport. The documentary screening & Panel discussion was organized by Centre for Public Policy […]
December 5, 2009

Reinventing Cochin Cycle Rally’ 09

  Reinventing Cochin C ycle Rally  on 5th Dec was an occasion to revolutionize  to a new mode of transportation in the city. 350 pedal pushers hit the road for re-inventing the city.  Minister for Transport Jose Thettayil inaugurated the […]
October 16, 2009

Digital RTI Mission

The project aims at creating a Wiki RTI platform where everyone can access information, a consolidated front that can offer information on specific Government programmes, user friendly and readymade analysis on Government schemes built on powerful software’s.. It is commonly […]