Policy Briefs

April 25, 2022

Transformational Technologies and U.S. India Science and Technology Cooperation

The Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) is conducting a 10-month long project on US – India Relations: Change, Continuity and Transformation. This project is supported by the US Consulate General, Chennai, Public Affairs Section, and aims to study the […]
January 20, 2022

US-India Trade Relations: To the Next Level

The Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) is conducting a 10-month long project on US – India Relations: Change, Continuity and Transformation. This project is supported by the US Consulate General Chennai, Public Affairs Section. The project aims at studying […]
October 22, 2021

US-India Indo-Pacific Strategy – Reimagining the maritime outlook

The Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) is conducting a 10-month long project on US – India Relations: Change, Continuity and Transformation. This project is supported by the US Consulate General Chennai, Public Affairs Section. The project aims at studying […]
August 12, 2021

US and India as Partners in Climate Action: A Clean Energy Agenda

The Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) is conducting a 10-month long project on US – India Relations: Change, Continuity and Transformation. This project is supported by the US Consulate General Chennai, Public Affairs Section. The project aims at studying […]
June 25, 2021

Is India’s Vehicle Scrapping Policy The Answer?

It was during the 2021-22 budget speech that the Finance Minister announced the voluntary VehicleScrapping Policy. Since then, it has been the talking point in the automobile circles, manufacturers,present and future vehicle owners, environmentalists and media to name a few. […]
June 22, 2021

China’s vaccine diplomacy, the Health Silk Road and a global pledge

China has been severely criticised for being the origin of the corona virus and for not informing the world about the development of such a virus, that quickly metamorphosed into a pandemic that has gripped the world for over a […]
May 31, 2021

BLOCKCHAIN DATABASE: RESOLVING FARMERS’ ISSUES IN THE DISRUPTIVE ERA

Introduction The three recent Farm Bills that materialised from the grounds of conflict and debate, continue to attract attention and confusion post-enactment. Although the protest movement has died down, the government has failed to cease the eroding trust of Indian […]
May 28, 2021

PREDICTIVE JUSTICE: USING AI FOR JUSTICE

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY  The advancement in the field of predictive justice provides a number of benefits for the efficient working of the justice administration. Deployment of predictive algorithmic models can provide legal certainty by nudging judges to align their decisions with […]
April 29, 2021

G20: The Economic Steering Committee for the World

The G20 (Group of Twenty) is the premier international forum for global economic and financial issues. It comprises of 19 countries and the European Union (EU). Its members account for more than 80% of world GDP, 75% of global trade […]
December 24, 2020

Presidential Election 2020: Charting the Future of India-US Ties

Founded on the shared commitment to freedom, democratic principles, equality, human rights and rule of law, India-America relationship has undergone a transformative change over time from 1947 to 2020. Along with convergence of interests and democratic values, America is one […]
November 25, 2020

Changes to the Kerala Road Transport Service scheme: Is a complete nationalisation of bus routes the agenda?

The Government of Kerala had published a notification (No. B1/13/2016/Tran) on September 14, 2020  on Proposed Modification to Kerala Road Transport Service Scheme. This proposed scheme is a take back on the idea of incorporating private players in public transport. Private buses […]
November 9, 2020

A Study of Artificial Islands

Artificial island construction is a phenomenon that is seen on a rising scale in modern times. This paper evaluates the reasons for the construction of artificial islands along with stating the various dimensions of the impact they pose including economic, […]
October 29, 2020

North Korean Nuclear Ambitions: A Study

North Korea is a peculiar example of a rogue state in a global system which does not thrive on mutual respect and rule of law. A country governed by its own regressive laws does not uphold the notions of internationalism. This paper […]
October 19, 2020

India and Sri Lanka: Changing Dynamics in the Indian Ocean Region

The Indian Ocean Region is one of the most strategically important areas for trade, security and diplomacy. When it comes to the economic importance of the Indian Ocean, approximately 30% of world trade is handled in the ports of the […]
September 28, 2020

THE CURIOUS CASE OF H1-B VISA: Is COVID-19 the end of the American Dream?

It goes without saying how far-reaching and sweeping the effects of Corona virus have been, tacitly having seeped into nearly every aspect of our lives. Amidst this pandemic-pandemonium, Donald Trump’s latest decision to temporarily ban all non-immigrant visas hits hard. […]