CPPR in the News

June 20, 2023

City entry of Vypin buses: Draft notification against public interest

Media Coverage of CPPR’s Press Release CPPR had issued a press note stating that the draft notification issued by the Transport Department regarding the entry of Vypin buses entry into the city was against the public interest, a couple of […]
June 19, 2023

KMTA’s fate hangs in the balance

D Dhanuraj, Chairman of CPPR, comments on the news “KMTA’s fate hangs in the balance“. The news was published in The Hindu on 17th June 2023. The Kochi Metropolitan Transport Authority (KMTA), the first such body in India having legislative […]
June 13, 2023

Are our new transport services tempting enough to make people ditch cars and take sustainable options?

D Dhanuraj, Chairman of CPPR, comments on the news “Are our new transport services tempting enough to make people ditch cars and take sustainable options?“. The news was published in Times of India on 12th June 2023. The Vande Bharat […]
June 2, 2023

Draft notification may play spoilsport with city entry of Goshree buses, feel stakeholders

D Dhanuraj, Chairman of CPPR, comments on the news “Draft notification may play spoilsport with city entry of Goshree buses, feel stakeholders“. The news was published in The Hindu on 1st June 2023. The notification was just the opposite of […]
June 1, 2023

Time To Move From Odour To Order

D Dhanuraj, Chairman of CPPR, comments on the news ‘Time To Move From Odour To Order’. The news was published in The New Indian Express on 01st June 2023. We should be consistent in whatever we are doing… Cities like […]
May 29, 2023

Sale Of EVs In Kerala Takes to The Fast-Lane

D Dhanuraj, Chairman of CPPR, comments on the news ‘Sale Of EVs In Kerala Takes to The Fast-Lane’. The news was published in The New Indian Express on 29th May 2023. D Dhanuraj, the founder chairman of CPPR, a Kochi- […]
May 19, 2023

‘ROB’bing kaloor-kadavnthra road renovation work of desired impact

D Dhanuraj, Chairman of CPPR, comments on the news ‘ROB’bing kaloor-kadavnthra road renovation work of desired impact. The news was published in The New Indian Express on 19th May 2023. However, D Dhanuraj, chair- man of CPPR, a Kochi-based think […]
May 17, 2023

KMRL mulls extending Metro line to GIFT City

D Dhanuraj, Chairman of CPPR, comments on the news “KMRL mulls extending Metro line to GIFT City“. The news was published in The Times of India on 17th May 2023. The government should conduct a detailed study on the necessity […]
May 16, 2023

Sounds Like a Plan

Natpac submits proposal to redesign 10 major junctions in the city as part of the ‘Accident-Free Kochi’ project ‘GIVE DUE IMPORTANCE TO PEDESTRIAN MOVEMENT’ Commenting on the importance of redesigning junctions, D Dhanuraj, Chairman of the Centre for Public Policy […]
April 27, 2023

Modi’s visit | BJP is customising itself for Kerala

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Kerala is seen as a strategic attempt to expand the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s presence in the state, which has been historically a hard carapace to crack for the national party. Modi’s two-day visit […]
April 26, 2023

Kochi Water Metro begins operation, at long last

An efficent Water metro network in and around Kochi can make a huge difference to the public transport requirements. The Water Metro is nothing but a revival of ferry services that existed in Kochi decades ago, with modern vessels. How […]
April 11, 2023

G20 agenda for digital futures on sustainable development

April 4, 2023

At Vyttila Mobility Hub, a harrowing experience for commuters

March 28, 2023

Kerala has a ghost houses problem, but the state just doesn’t want to get into it

Dr Dhanuraj, Founder-Chairman of CPPR, comments on the article "Kerala has a ghost houses problem, but the state just doesn’t want to get into it". The article was first published in THE PRINT on March 21, 2023. House No. 20 […]
March 28, 2023

Why more and more Indian students are going abroad

Dr Dhanuraj, Founder-Chairman of CPPR, comments on the article "Why more and more Indian students are going abroad". The article was first published in THE WEEK on 19th March 2023. Do you dream of studying in Moldova? Er… not really. […]