Centre for Comparative Studies

April 23, 2016

State Urged to Simplify Land Laws, The New Indian Express, April 21, 2016

    State Urged to Simplify Land Laws KOCHI: Fort Kochi Sub Collector S Suhas on Wednesday made a strong pitch for simplifying the state’s land laws as well as updating the existing system, while pointing out that the need […]
April 23, 2016

CPPR hosts round table with experts on the role of State in Kerala’s Economy

The Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) on 22nd April, Friday hosted a Round Table discussion on The Role of the State in Kerala’s Economy, a topic that is very relevant given the impending elections. Revamp and reengineering  An introduction to the discussion […]
April 20, 2016

“We need more governance and less governments”: IAS Suhas S

“Land laws need to be simplified and systems need to be updated,” said Suhas S, IAS, Sub Collector, Revenue Divisional Officer, Fort Kochi. He was speaking at an interactive lecture by him organized by Kochi-based think tank the Centre for […]
April 18, 2016

“Why are we afraid of privately-run higher educational institutes in Kerala?” : A case for private institutes in Kerala

“I feel private universities must be allowed in Kerala,” said TP Sreenivasan, Vice-Chancellor, Kerala Higher Education Council. He was speaking at a panel discussion session recently held in Kochi titled Opening up Higher Education Sector in Kerala: A Way Forward, […]
April 4, 2016

Talk on ‘Issues of Land Laws in Kerala’

Suhas.S IAS, Sub Collector, Revenue Divisional Office, Fort Kochi; will deliver a talk on ‘Issues of Land Laws in Kerala’, on  19th April 2016 at 5 pm onwards. The talk is organised by CPPR- Centre for Comparative Studies. Date: 19th April, 2016 Time: 5 pm […]
March 31, 2016

Green Rules Need to be Simplified: Kerala Industries Principal Secretary

Green Rules Need to be Simplified: Kerala Industries Principal Secretary By Express News Service Published: 13th March 2016 04:36 AM Last Updated: 13th March 2016 04:36 AM KOCHI:  The rules pertaining to environmental clearance for facilitating industrial projects have been […]
March 31, 2016

Human Resources reform for India’s Industry and Business

With the world’s fourth largest economy and with the strongest potential to be the third largest over the next decades, India is poised to take a leadership role in international business. In fact, with an impressive 7.4 per cent[1] economic […]
March 23, 2016

Opening up Higher Education Sector in Kerala: A Way Forward

  Date: 22/03/2016, Tuesday Venue: BTH,Kochi   “I feel private universities must be allowed in Kerala,” says TP Sreenivasan, Vice-Chancellor, Kerala Higher Education Council. He was speaking at a panel discussion session titled Opening up Higher Education Sector in Kerala: A […]
March 19, 2016

Seminar on Opening up Higher Education Sector in Kerala: Way Forward

Centre for Public Policy Research and Centre for Economy, Development and Law will be conducting a Seminar on Opening up Higher Education Sector in Kerala: Way Forward. This event is organised as a part of the Centre’s initiative known as […]
March 19, 2016

Breaking Business Barriers: South India Conclave day 2

Date: March 12 Organizers: Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR); British High Commission (BHC); and the Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC) Venue: Radisson Blu, Kochi Kochi: “Kerala’s LSG’s are the most powerful in the country,” claimed PH Kurian, Principal […]
March 15, 2016

Ease of Doing Business in Education sector in India

Ever since the World Bank came out with it’s ‘Ease of Doing Business’ Index, several low ranked countries were left red faced. The index positioned countries based on several parameters such as  the ease in setting up a business, time […]
March 7, 2016

Breaking Business Barriers: South India Conclave

The Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR), Kochi, under the aegis of the British High Commission, New Delhi, and in partnership with the Kerala State  Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC) is hosting a two-day conclave titled: Breaking Business Barriers: South India […]
February 29, 2016

Post Budget Analysis

Chairman of CPPR Dr D Dhanuraj is part of  Mathurbhumi News channel’s post-Budget panel discussion comprising experts from various fields.  Telecast starts at 14:00 pm, today (29th February). Don’t forget to tune in.
February 23, 2016

Roundtables on Ease of Doing Business in India: an initiative of the Centre for Public Policy Research (CPRR), Kochi

  The ability to conduct business seamlessly is a subject that is assuming greater importance and dominating the economic, financial and business discourse in India at a time when it is looking to position itself as an attractive investment destination. […]
February 20, 2016

The burgeoning number of NPAs: A cause of worry for the Indian banking system

Bankers agree that Non-performing (NPAs) [1] and restructured assets are the bane of their existence. And in the current context of NPAs ballooning and outpacing credit growth the situation looks rather grim going forward. The latest Reserve bank of India […]