CPPR Academy

June 21, 2016

Brief note on Presentation by United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF), Chennai

CPPR was privileged to host Ms Lalitha Nageswari , Program Manager – USIEF and Ms Suranjana Das , Public Relations Officer- USIEF at CPPR office on June 16, 2016. The interactive session was attended by students and academicians from city […]
June 17, 2016

CPPR imparts training for Councillors on Effective Decentralised Governance through Participatory Engagement

A Workshop for Councillors of Cochin Corporation was organised by Centre for Public Policy Research on “Effective Decentralised governance through participatory approach” on 14th June 2016, Tuesday at Town Hall. The aim of the workshop was to orient the councillors […]
June 16, 2016

Interaction with Deepa M Ollapally, Research Professor of International Affairs, George Washington University

Interaction with Deepa M Ollapally , Research Professor of International Affairs and the Associate Director of the Sigur Center for Asian Studies at the Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University at CPPR office Date:June 17, 2016, Friday; 12:00 pm onward […]
June 8, 2016

Presentation by United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF), Chennai

USIEF member will be presenting on the various Fulbright grant categories, eligibility criterion, requirements of the grants and the application process. The fellowships for 2017-18 will be offered in the following disciplines: Agricultural Sciences (including fisheries and veterinary sciences); Bioengineering; […]
June 3, 2016

Workshop on Effective Decentralised Governance Through Participatory Engagement

Decentralisation of governance has been mooted through the 73 rd and 74 th Amendment which empowers the Local Self Government in India to conduct and manage local communities or Wards as constitutionally defined. Municipal Corporations, Municipalities and Panchayaths have a […]
May 28, 2016

CPPR- ALA Public Policy Research Methods School 2016

CPPR in collaboration with Atlas Leadership Academy has successfully conducted four editions of Policy School that have won the acclaim of participants from 32 countries. The programme has been instrumental in shaping the research skills of think tank professionals, and […]
May 19, 2016

‘Role of Government and other regulatory frameworks adopted to reduce poverty and ensure inclusive development’ Workshop by Dr D Dhanuraj

Dr D Dhanuraj, Chairman  will be conducting a workshop  for  15 Senior Bureaucrats  from Nigeria on the ‘ Role of  Government and other regulatory frameworks adopted to reduce poverty and ensure inclusive development’. The workshop will be held in Delhi […]
May 17, 2016

Post Election Analysis

  Chairman of CPPR Dr D Dhanuraj is part of  Manorama News channel’s post-election analysis of the Kerala Assembly Election 2016.  Telecast starts live at 3:00 pm, on 19th May 2016. Don’t forget to tune in.
May 9, 2016

Award Ceremony : CPPR – ATLAS Public Policy Challenge 2015

The CPPR – ATLAS Public Policy Challenge 2015 winners Ranjeet Rane and Mathew John were honoured at the award ceremony held on April 30 at Kochi. First runner up Ranjeet Rane was awarded Rs 30,000/- cash prize and second runner […]
May 5, 2016

Google Hangout with Senator Curtis Bramble (Republican) from Utah and Representative Jay Kaufman (Democrat) from Massachusetts

CPPR in  association  with The U.S.Consulate Chennai will be hosting a Google Hangout with Senator Curtis Bramble (Republican)  from Utah and  Representative Jay Kaufman (Democrat)  from Massachusetts. They  will be discussing the ongoing US Presidential elections 2016. The session is […]
April 25, 2016

Winning Policy Briefs of Public Policy Challenge 

CPPR once again congratulates the winners of the CPPR-Atlas Public Policy Challenge 2015. The winners of the CPPR Policy Challenge, Ranjeet Rane and Mathew John, competed against 68 other participants from across India. The 10 top participants were shortlisted for a training workshop […]
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 5, 2016

‘Logic of the Urban Contemporary: Geographies in the making (Kochi)’ talk by Dr. Mathew A. Varghese

Dr. Varghese, who has a PhD in social anthropology from the University of Bergen, Norway, spoke on the logic of urbanization that governs city planning in Kerala. He started the talk by defining the key terms used in the title […]