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June 8, 2020

“Positive Steps towards Revival of Economy in the COVID-19 Era”

The South Asia Students For Liberty (SASFL) in association with the Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) hosted a live webinar on “Positive Steps towards Revival of Economy in the COVID-19 Era” on May 29, 2020. The panellists were Ms […]
June 8, 2020

Why the One-Sided Evaluation Against WHO Will Undermine Science and Evidence

This article was originally published on The Wire Science on May 25, 2020. Click here to read Nithin Ramakrishnan The assembly hall of the Palace of Nations, Geneva, where the World Health Assembly usually meets. Photo: Tom Page/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA […]
June 6, 2020

Trends and Projections of COVID19 in India: What to Expect in Coming Days | Policy Beyond Politics

In this part of Policy Beyond Politics video series CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj discuss with Senior Fellow of CPPR, Dr Rijo M John, on the Trends and Projections of the COVID-19 in India and what can we expect in […]
June 6, 2020

Trends and Projections of COVID19 in India: What to Expect in Coming Days | Policy Beyond Politics EP 02

In this part of Policy Beyond Politics video series CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj discuss with Senior Fellow of CPPR, Dr Rijo M John, on the Trends and Projections of the COVID-19 in India and what can we expect in […]
June 4, 2020

Impacts of Drop in Investments in New Assets in Oil & Gas and Associated Sectors

Dr Madhu Pillai Though the global graph of COVID-19 is generally flattened and is trending to slope down in most parts of the world, it is still impacting everyday life. This has caused a severe economic disruption globally and the […]
June 4, 2020

‘Chandigarh fifth in Covid-19 deaths per million’

News article published in The Times of India on the COVID projections made by Dr Rijo M John, Senior Fellow at CPPR The city is fifth in the country for Covid-19 deaths per million till June 1, according to calculations […]
June 2, 2020

Rethinking Kerala Model of Development

With 59% of the state revenue dependent on just 4 items (petrol, alcohol, lottery and motor vehicles), Kerala is a dismal failure in public resource mobilization. In this article published in Madhyamam weekly, Senior Fellow Dr Jose Sebastian takes a […]
June 1, 2020

Need to Rope in Private Sector Hospitals in the Fight against COVID

Unprecedentedly, the world humanity has been at peril since the spread of the Coronavirus, which emerged first in Wuhan, China in December 2019, and it reminds us about the two World Wars and a host of plagues of the past. […]
May 29, 2020

Watch Live Streaming of: “Positive Steps Towards Revival of Economy in the COVID-19 Era”

Watch Live Streaming of: “Positive Steps Towards Revival of Economy in the COVID-19 Era” hosted by South Asia Students For Liberty & Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) on the 29th May (Friday) 2020 at 1:30 pm IST. Speakers: 1. Li […]
May 29, 2020

Nothing called safe travel in Covid times

CPPR Senior Fellow Dr Rijo M John comments in news article published in The New Indian Express on the concerns of travelling during COVID times. He says “Social distancing is the key to safety while travelling, as the risk is […]
May 28, 2020

“One sixth of the State’s gross domestic product has been due to the remittances” Dr D Dhanuraj

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj was part of a webinar on “Indian Migrants in the Gulf: Coping with the Double Blow of Oil Price Collapse and COVID-19” hosted by the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA) and the Centre for […]
May 28, 2020

Some COVID Thoughts

A PDS Discussion (May 23)One could see long queues these days not only in front of the BEVCO outlets but also in front of the Ration Shops (PDS). As a public policy researcher, I was curious to understand the reasons […]
May 27, 2020

Economic Package or COVID Budget?

The lockdown in India has impacted the movement of goods and people across districts and states. It has adversely affected their income, particularly of the poor, and thereby their purchasing power. The announcement of the 20 lakh crore package made […]
May 27, 2020

Indian Migrants in the Gulf: Coping with the Double Blow of Oil Price Collapse and COVID-19

CPPR-ICWA hosted a Webinar on ‘Indian Migrants in the Gulf: Coping with the Double Blow of Oil Price Collapse and COVID-19’ on May 14, 2020. The session was moderated by Amb. Navdeep Suri (Distinguished Fellow and Director of the Center […]
May 26, 2020

Structural Challenges in Reaping Demographic Dividends of India

As India is fighting the COVID pandemic and going through an unprecedented economic situation, the Prime Minister has envisioned to focus on five pillars for rebuilding the country. India’s youth is said to be the fourth pillar in rebuilding the […]

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