CPPR in the News

February 1, 2024

Union Budget prioritizes women | Union Budget 2024 | Channel Discussion | Anu Maria Francis

Anu Maria Francis, Senior Associate at CPPR, participates in the Janam TV debate on the Union Budget 2024. Views expressed by the author are personal and need not reflect or represent the views of the Centre for Public Policy Research.
January 31, 2024

Govt panel wants 60% of Ekm dist to be given ‘urban area’ tag

CPPR Chairman D Dhanuraj commented in the news published on Times of India (31 January, 2024) KOCHI: The consultation committee, set up by state as per a HC order to form the Metropolitan Planning Committee (MPC) for systematic urban planning […]
January 29, 2024

Kerala’s population begins to decline, How will migration change the future of Kerala?

A majority of Kerala youths who prefer popular destinations, including UK, Canada, Germany, USA, and Australia, to migrate for studies are from families earning less than Rs 5 lakh annually. Despite financial challenges, migration is feasible for many, largely owing […]
January 22, 2024

Youth Likes UK, Is This a New Migration Chapter?

A majority of Kerala youths who prefer popular destinations, including UK, Canada, Germany, USA, and Australia, to migrate for studies are from families earning less than Rs 5 lakh annually. Despite financial challenges, migration is feasible for many, largely owing […]
January 19, 2024

Sardar K M Panikkar Memorial Talk

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR), Kochi, in partnership with Cochin Shipyard Limited, organised a memorial talk titled ‘The Maritime Legacy of Sardar K M Panikkar and India’s Maritime Identity.’ The event commemorated the legacy of Sardar K M Panikkar, reminisce […]
January 10, 2024

What’s up, Kochi?: 2023 was quite a year in terms of development in the city

The operations on other routes will commence after Cochin Shipyard Limited delivers the next batch of ferries. What’s up, Kochi?: 2023 was quite a year in terms of development in the city Great expectationsThe corporation’s draft master plan includes proposals such […]
December 12, 2023

Against the national trend, total fertility rate high among educated women in Kerala

Rate of fertility is 0.2 among illiterates compared to 1.5 among ‘literate’ women in State Though educated women have fewer children than uneducated women in the country as a whole, Kerala paints a different picture, where the total fertility rate […]
December 11, 2023

Kochi has failed to recognise waste as a business opportunity, claims Dr. M Ramachandran

News Published on APN News and Pelikken Media Kochi, Kerala: The Kochi Corporation failed to recognise waste as a business opportunity. It is  our responsibility as waste producers to understand what happens to our waste and where it ends up. Cities […]
December 11, 2023

Marks, financial status no bar for overseas higher studies, finds survey

38% of students who opted for foreign studies from Kerala had marks below 75%; significant rise in number of girl students pursuing overseas education Student migration from Kerala to overseas destinations is not a new trend considering the migration history […]
December 11, 2023

‘Kochi has failed to recognise waste treatment as a business opportunity’

The Kochi Corporation has failed to recognise waste treatment as a business opportunity. It must take a cue from cities like Indore on waste management, former Union Urban Development Secretary M. Ramachandran said here on Saturday. As producers of waste, […]
December 4, 2023

Majority of Kerala youths seeking foreign education come from families earning below Rs 5 lakh, Says CPPR Study

A majority of Kerala youths who prefer popular destinations, including UK, Canada, Germany, USA, and Australia, to migrate for studies are from families earning less than Rs 5 lakh annually.Despite financial challenges, migration is feasible for many, largely owing to […]
December 4, 2023

Assembly Election Results | D Dhanuraj | CPPR | Manorama News

D Dhanuraj, Chairman, CPPR, went live on Manorama News for a discussion on assembly election results. “State election results reiterate that the BJP is a formidable political force in the Indian elections scenario that cannot be easily challenged or done […]
December 4, 2023

Study: Pathanamthitta town lacks adequate recreational spaces for residents

Pathanamthitta town, the capital city of Pathanamthitta district, faces a growing concern. The town visibly lacks adequate recreational spaces for its residents,” says a study conducted by Kochi based Centre for Public Policy Research. The study was conducted by Roshin […]
November 29, 2023

Notification on Vypeen buses

The Times of India examines the Notification regarding the entry of private buses from Vypeen to the City Notification on Vypeen buses a blunder: GCDW Kochi: A day after the government issued a notification regarding the entry of private buses […]
November 29, 2023

വെൻഡിംഗ് സോൺ വേണ്ടെന്ന് പനമ്പിള്ളി നഗറിലെ ഭക്ഷണവ്യാപാരികൾ

കൊച്ചി: പനമ്പള്ളിനഗറിലെ തെരുവോരഭക്ഷണ കച്ചവടക്കാർക്കായി ടൗൺ വെൻഡിംഗ് കമ്മിറ്റി നിയോഗിച്ച പുതിയ വ്യാപാരമേഖലയിലേയ്ക്ക് മാറാൻ കച്ചവടക്കാർക്ക് താത്പര്യമില്ല. നഗരമദ്ധ്യത്തിൽ നിന്ന് അകലെയാണെന്നതും സ്ഥിരം ഉപഭോക്താക്കളെ നഷ്ടമാകുമോയെന്ന ആശങ്കയുമാണ് കാരണം. മാറിയേ തീരൂവെന്ന നിലപാടിലാണ് കോർപ്പറേഷൻ. സെന്റർ ഫോർ പബ്ളിക് പോളിസി റിസർച്ചിന്റെ (സി.പി.പി.ആർ) യൂത്ത് ലീഡ‌ർഷിപ്പ് ഫെലോഷിപ്പിന്റെ ഭാഗമായി ദീപപ്രഭ നടത്തിയ സർവേയിലാണ് കണ്ടെത്തൽ.പനമ്പിള്ളിനഗറിൽ രണ്ട് […]