Policy Briefs

February 6, 2019

CPPR Brief: Kerala Metropolitan Transport Authority Bill 2018

As a policy research organization, the CPPR-Centre for Urban Studies with expertise in urban mobility and transport has been researching and working on the various issues and challenges in the urban transport space. CPPR presents here a brief on the […]
November 8, 2018

Rebuild Kerala| CPPR’s Policy Brief Presented to Government of Kerala

In August 2018, Kerala witnessed the worst natural calamity in a decade causing a stress on the economy that has been in the doldrums for a considerable period of time.  Immediate evaluation and rethink on the policy actions for rebuilding […]
April 25, 2016

‘Store in India’ – National Data Infrastructure Policy (N-DIP)

The exponential growth of data-enabled services in India over the past decade has bought in its wake concerns that occupy a wide spectrum extending from user data theft to data sovereignty concerns arising out of sensitive data residing on data […]
April 25, 2016

The NDPS Act: Room for greater reform

  Drug policy reform in India is a principled and necessary step to enable us to address the underlying issues of marginalization and freedom of choice. This document seeks to point out the pitfalls in the current policy and recommends […]
February 5, 2015

Indian Railway Re-Organization

Indian Railway Today, Indian Railways is the third largest railway network in the world. It transports 23 million passengers every day and 2.65 million tonnes of freight traffic. The vision of Indian Railway is to provide safe, efficient, affordable, customer […]
December 30, 2014

E-Rickshaw in India

  E-Rickshaws are the latest entry in the Indian road and transport system. A flexible, non-polluting and affordable system, they have been playing a significant role in solving the last mile connectivity issue.  Due to the absence of rules and […]
December 30, 2014

Intermediate Para Transit (IPT) Sector in India

Intermediate Para Transit (IPT) is a system to facilitate flexible passenger transportation that does not necessarily follow fixed routes and schedules under the public domain. They provide two types of services: one involving trips along a more or less defined […]
October 18, 2013

Policy Brief on National Urban Transport Policy (NUTP)

 Policy Brief on National Urban Transport Policy (NUTP) prepared by CPPR for the Mayor of Cochin, Kerala, India Forming city specific Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) with stakeholders. Guidelines and structure to be clearly laid out for the State Government and […]