From the blog

January 21, 2013

Nitin Pai, Founder, Takshashila Foundation speaks on Defence and External Affairs Policy

  Nitin Pai is founder & fellow for geopolitics at the Takshashila Institution, an independent networked think tank and editor of Pragati – The Indian National Interest Review, a publication on strategic affairs, public policy and governance. Nitin would be covering […]
January 18, 2013

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

The Second Quarterly Lecture Series of Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) had Dr Alexander Lennon, Chief Editor of Washington Quarterly speak on “The Real China Challenge”. The Lecture was chaired by Mr P.K Hormis Tharakan, IPS, Former RAW Chief […]
January 16, 2013

Inauguration of Winter School 2013

Mr T P Sreenivasan, Vice Chairman of Kerala Higher Education Council and Advisor to CPPR inaugurated Winter School 2013: Public Policy Research Methods. Mr Sreenivasan delivered the key note address on the occasion.  He discussed the various challenges in the […]
January 9, 2013

Winter School 2013 to be inaugurated

T.P Sreenivasan Mr T P Sreenivasan, the Vice Chairman of Kerala Higher Education Council and Former Ambassador of India, will deliver the key note address of the International Winter School at Kochi on 13th January, 2013. The CPPR-ACE Winter School […]
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 […]