Articles

August 17, 2012

Polio Eradication in India

In India, while no cases have been reported since 13 th January 2011 (last case from West Bengal), eradication activities are continuing strongly to secure the gains achieved. Large-scale immunization activities were conducted in March, and active surveillance for acute […]
August 14, 2012
Notes from a surveyor’s diary
“Athu pinney, njangal randu-moonu perkkayittu boat odikkunnathu athra labhakaramavillalo (It wouldn’t be economical to operate boat services for just two or three of us)” retorted Mary, a native of Vypeen island when asked about her thoughts on the frequency of […]
July 31, 2012

Why our Olympic dream run is flawed?

Is it the problem with the shoes? No, we had made it even without shoes in the London Olympics in 1958. Then is it an issue with our physique? No, if not for that, we would never have competed in […]
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. […]
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 […]
March 2, 2012

Law, Liberty and Livelihood (L3)

Law, Liberty and Livelihood Project (L3) is a research project aimed at documenting the livelihood regulations and entry level barriers governing the informal sectors in the 63 Indian cities identified for Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) intended to […]
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 […]
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 […]