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January 13, 2020

How Does Critical Thinking Promote Creativity?

When one hears the word ‘critical thinking’, the first thing that comes to the mind may be the negative connotations attached to it. This is because the focus is on the word and one assumes that thinking critically must be […]
January 8, 2020

RTE Access to Poor Students: Challenges Faced by the States

This article, first part of a series, written by B Chandrasekaran, Research Fellow, CPPR, discusses the challenges faced by some of the state governments in implementing the RTE Act and analyses how they have failed to prioritise the needs of primary education […]
January 2, 2020

Child safety in schools: Whose responsibility is it?

Education is one of the most important building blocks of one’s life. A child spends nearly 13-15 years of his/her life in school. Along with providing quality education, ensuring a safe environment should be one of the top priorities for […]
January 2, 2020

RERA and IBC: The real solutions for real estate

Recent announcements by the FM involving financial stimulus for the revival of the real estate sector are nothing but a reaffirmation of the importance of the sector. Estimates by the NITI Aayog show that the sector has a size of […]
December 23, 2019

Manorama News: Discussion on Jharkhand Assembly Election 2019 Result

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj was part of the panel discussion analysing the Jharkhand Assembly Election 2019 results. This discussion was aired on the Manorama News Channel on December 23, 2019.
December 23, 2019

An impact assessment to understand the impact of the National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL)

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) is conducting an impact assessment to understand the impact of the National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) among its stakeholders from the institutions enrolled as Local Chapters in India. This project is executed on […]
December 22, 2019

An Exploratory Study on the State of Health insurance Schemes in Kerala

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) is assisting the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi on an exploratory study on the state of health insurance schemes in Kerala. The study intends to understand the status and operations […]
December 21, 2019

Jharakhand elections 2019: A curtain call for all parties involved

This episode of #DecodingThePolls delves into Jharkhand elections were the last phase of polling concluded yesterday . This election is a battle of prestige for the JMM considering their waning fortunes since 2014. With 3 phases of the election happening […]
December 11, 2019

Gauging the political pulse during these turbulent times | CPPR Political Observatory |

Amidst a dismal economic climate, crisis of governance at the states level and a waning democratic culture, is the contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill indicative of the emergence of a new and self serving political narrative?
December 3, 2019

Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019

Tansgender is defined as a person whose gender does not match with the gender assigned to that person at the time of his/her birth. Tansgender includes trans man or trans woman, a person with intersex variations, queer and a person […]
November 17, 2019

Event Report: America with Kerala Kozhikode Workshop

The Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR), Kochi, with the support from the U.S. Consulate General in Chennai and the Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) organized a three-day workshop in Kozhikode from October 22–24, 2019. A two-day workshop on […]
November 13, 2019

Post Ayodhya Verdict: It is a void and vaccum but also an opportunity for a new political narrative |CPPR Political Observatory

In this part of CPPR Political Observatory we discuss the unfolding political dynamics post Maharashtra Elections, RCEP Exit and Ayodhya Verdict. The Indian politics is fast changing. There is a void created now in the political discourse on the topics […]
November 8, 2019

Disaster Communication: The Role of Media | Panel Discussion | America with Kerala

Panel Discussion on Disaster Communication: The Role of Media at ‘America with Kerala’ workshop organised by the US Consulate General in Chennai and Centre for Public Policy Research, Kochi, in association with the Kerala State Disaster Management Authority at Kozhikode […]
November 1, 2019

America with Kerala Kozhikode Media Citations

Media Citation of America with Kerala workshop held on October 22-24 at Kozhikode
October 30, 2019

Fractured Mandate in Maharashtra and Haryana: Are we seeing the dawn of BJPs coalition experiment?

This part of CPPR’s Election analysis series, ‘Decoding the Polls’, Dr D Dhanuraj, Chairman, CPPR analyse the outcome of the Maharashtra and Haryana election results