Dr D Dhanuraj, Chairman, CPPR comments in a news story publish in The Times of India on the recent incident where Supreme Court had ordered demolition of four apartment complexes in the city citing violation of CRZ norms Properties developed […]
*The news story published in Malayala Manoramma on the two year MA in Public Policy and Governance introduced by The Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth in collaboration with the Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) at its Kochi campus.
Dr D Dhanuraj, Chairman, CPPR comments in a news story publish in The New Indian Express on the high number of voting in the city KOCHI: Kochi showed the way for other big cities in south India with a huge voter […]
Kerala witnessed high number of voters turnout, will this create a wave in the Lok Sabha Election results? CPPR Chairman D. Dhanuraj along with other experts discuss about this in the Manoramma News channel’s Counter Point.
CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments in a news story published in the Deccan Herald on the issue related to water crisis in the country is yet to find a headway in the elections. In a way, an election to […]
The heroes, sadly unsung, of Kerala’s recent flood relief operations were the fishermen. Kerala’s state-run fishermen’s cooperatives, however, have not been able to make much difference to the industry. Kerala has struggled through one of the worst floods confronted by […]
*The news story published in The Times of India, quoting CPPR Chairman, Dr. D. Dhanuraj’s comment on how desalination plants are capital intensive and we will have to mobilize huge funds for setting up such plants. KOCHI: At a time […]
The summer of 2019 is not only heated up by the intense general election campaign but also by the above average temperature forecasted in many parts of India. Even though the agrarian distress has been a major campaign issue, the […]
Dr Martin Patrick, Chief Economist, CPPR talks about the need for transparency in electoral funding on Cover Story in Asianet News Channel. He highlights that the funding details of political parties are clear pointers to their political agendas and economic […]
Cutting non-plan expenditure can solve fiscal crisis’ There is an urgent need to turn around Kerala’s loss-making Public Sector Undertakings by strengthening them with a qualified board of directors and through hard budget restrictions. Public-private partnership could be a way […]
According to a 2016 report by the Centre for Public Policy Research, titled ‘Government Role in India’s Ailing Cold Storage Sector’, 18 per cent of the country’s fruit and vegetable produce perishes in the absence of proper storage facilities. Just […]
The black money trail in election campaigns has been a widely discussed topic in India over the decades. The Election Commission of India (ECI) has shared its concerns about the role played by big corporate houses, anonymous donors and foreign […]
Western theorists, especially economists, argue that certain corrupt, rent-seeking activities can be labelled ‘productive activities’ and need not be condemned. Political parties have been the original source of corruption and responsible for the highest amount of corruption. In India, political […]
KOCHI: Experts called for a sustainable and practical way for fund mobilization in the aftermath of the August deluge that ravaged the state. The demand was put forth at the two-day international round table ‘Vikasarth’ on ‘Rebuilding Kerala economy: Time […]
KOCHI: The two-day ‘Vikasarth Roundtable’ discussing ‘Rebuilding the Kerala Economy: Time for a paradigm shift?’ concluded in Kochi on Saturday. The roundtable was organised by the Centre for Public Policy Research, Kochi in collaboration with the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), […]