December 20, 2012

CPPR Quarterly Lecture by Dr Alexander Lennon, Editor, Washington Quarterly

“The Real China Challenge”   Dr Alexander T J Lennon (Editor in Chief, The Washington Quarterly)   Chaired by P.K Hormis Tharakan, Adjunct Professor, Department of Geopolitics and International Relations, Manipal University, Manipal   China’s economic model (authoritarian capitalism or “capitalism […]
December 7, 2012

Winter School 2013 Selected Candidates

  Selected Candidates for Winter School 2013 Aigerim Kassymova Kazakhstan Andrew Humphries South Africa Bugra Kalkan Turkey Ding Mingshuai China Feyisayo Folashade Ajayi Nigeria Ieva Pakarklyte Lithuania Janani Sreedharan India Marek Tatala Poland Marlen Belgibayev Kazakhstan Pramod Rijal Nepal Relve […]
December 5, 2012

CPPR Hosting Students from Virginia University- Semester at Sea

CPPR will be hosting 15 students from Virginia University, USA in March 11, 2013. The team headed by Tao Xie, a professor of political science from Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing, China will tour India and Kerala to understand and […]
November 30, 2012

T.P Sreenivasan, Advisor to CPPR writes on India’s soft state image

Shed image of a soft state By T P Sreenivasan. This is a reproduction of his article appeared in The New Indian Exprees on 29th November 2012 The meticulous planners of Ajmal Kasab’s execution took care of every detail and […]
November 27, 2012

Workshop Discusses CPPR’s Kochi UMTA Proposal

Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority, UMTA, an authority to integrate the roles and responsibilities of various entities involved in transport planning was the subject matter of discussion in the Workshop on UMTA hosted by Corporation of Kochi on November 26,2012. The […]
November 27, 2012

CPPR’s Proposal to Setup Kochi UMTA Discussed – Mathrubhumi

Mathrubhumi                                                                    27-11-2012 
November 21, 2012

Prof KC Abraham(Academic Director,CPPR) Debates on American Election

Prof K.C Abraham, Academic Director of CPPR talks on American Election and its impact on India. He was participating in a live debate in leading Malayalam News Channel, Manorama News along with other experts. With Barrack Obama renewing his term […]
November 14, 2012

How to cut corners – The Times of India

 The Times of India ,  Nov 14, 2012 KOCHI: Cutting down on family expenditure and borrowing could be two strategies that are likely to be adopted by families to cope with rising prices. Nutrition, healthcare and education could be the prime […]
November 14, 2012

Interaction with Institute for Transnational Studies, Germany

The representatives of CPPR had an interaction with Prof Dr Klaus Lange and Prof Dr Klara Knapp of Institute for Transnational Studies based in Germany. ITS is an academic organisation which conducts studies on Transnational issues related to Security and […]
November 8, 2012

Vocational Training in India

By Madhu . S   There are currently 2,133 government run Industrial Training Institutes or commonly referred to as ITI’s in India with can accommodate 4,32,006 students (DGET, 2010). These cater to the vocational training requirements of the huge country. […]
November 3, 2012

Para transit system in India- A case study of Chennai

By Madhu.S Para transit systems across the world catered to different segments of the population and have been considered an informal means of transit. In a country with a billion population share autos, share taxis, maxi cabs etc has been […]
November 2, 2012

Clinical Establishments- Role of government and Healthcare Market

Prepared by Madhu.S, Team Lead, Centre for Public Policy Research (project@cppr.in) The Kerala Clinical Establishments (Registration, Accreditation and Regulation) Bill, 2009 which was in the news recently has invited the fury of Medical practitioners, clinical institutions, labs, pharmacies, scanning centres […]
October 22, 2012

Metro rail row evokes mixed response – The Times of India

October 11, 2012

Applications are invited for CPPR-ACE Winter School 2013

October 7, 2012

Power Of Inspiration

Making Policy Work It was during a fellowship programme at the Indian Institute of Science that the penny dropped. It dawned upon D Dhanuraj that to understand global, political and social dynamics.  
September 26, 2012

‘After the Welfare State’ – Download the book

After The Welfare State The welfare state is bankrupt. It’s not just the ballooning government debt. It’s the unfunded liabilities – trillions and trillions and trillions of dollars. It’s the crumbling currencies of governments intent on “stimulating” their way to […]
September 19, 2012

Do not Support the Arrest of Aseem Trivedi : Shashi Tharoor

<”><”><”> <”> For more details about the program >> https://www.cppr.in/inauguration-by-tharoor/ and https://www.cppr.in/tharoor-calls-for-caution-in-freedom-of-expression/ <”>
September 18, 2012

Emerging Kerala – Critical Perspective

India’s performance in London Olympics resulted in high TRP rates for Non-Crickers in the recent times. Many argued that India’s medal tally will be doubled and the country will be reckoned as a sporting power by next Olympics. While analyzing […]
September 4, 2012

Associations and Organisations in Film Industry- A case Study of Malayalam Film Industry

The Malayalam film industry is smaller than its Tamil and Telugu counterparts. However, the industry is unique in the sense that Malayalam films are based on more artistic values. Not all films are made for commercial value; aesthetic and cultural […]
August 27, 2012

From Under-Developed Areas to World Class Economies, the Ascension

The term “under-development” appeared after the Second World War in 1949, and was pronounced in public by former US president Georges Truman. He said:      “We must embark on a bold new program for making the benefits of our […]
August 27, 2012

Let surprises live, not certainty of complacency

Can history ever move backwards? Can it be called the trajectory of progress into “the civilized violence”? It is a polemic to start with. Theories of progress and civilization are intimated to the myth of linear regulation of violence through […]