CPPR in the News

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 […]
November 1, 2023

Ban on e-cigarettes may have denied tobacco users safer alternatives, says CPPR White Paper

CPPR said the paper seeks regulations for responsible product usage by imposing conditions such as geo-tagging, age verification and purchase limits. Kochi: The government’s ban on e-cigarettes, without exploring their potential as a harm reduction tool, may have denied tobacco […]
October 16, 2023

India must switch gears, support Sri Lanka’s people-oriented blue economy and SMEs

D Dhanuraj, CPPR Chairman, comments on the news ‘India must switch gears, support Sri Lanka’s people-oriented blue economy and SMEs‘. The news was published in India Narrative on 13th October, 2023. India, which has been providing critical assistance to the […]
October 10, 2023

Road To 2024 | Election Special | D Dhanuraj | CPPR | Manorama News

D Dhanuraj, Chairman, CPPR, went live on Manorama News for a discussion on upcoming assembley elections in India
October 4, 2023

As Bay of Bengal Becomes Centre of Geopolitical Wrangling, India Must Push for a Robust BIMSTEC

D Dhanuraj, CPPR Chairman, comments on the news ‘As Bay of Bengal becomes centre of geopolitical wrangling, India must push for a robust BIMSTEC‘. The news was published in India Narrative on 26th September, 2023. At a time when countries […]
October 4, 2023

Can Maldives’ pro-China President-elect afford to move away from India?

D Dhanuraj, CPPR Chairman, comments on the news ‘Can Maldives’ pro-China President-elect afford to move away from India?‘. The news was published in India Narrative on 4th October, 2023. Maldives’ President-elect Mohamed Muizzu, who is set to take charge officially […]