April 11, 2024


Decoding Indian National and State Elections 2024 “Decoding the Polls” is an enlightening endeavour crafted by the Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) to provide a holistic understanding of the Indian electoral process.  From in-depth articles to thought-provoking podcasts and […]
February 16, 2024

Girl Student Migration from Kerala: Beyond Academic and Economic Opportunities

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR), Kochi, has developed a survey questionnaire as part of an academic research project on the topic “Girl Student Migration from Kerala: Beyond Academic and Economic Opportunities.” The study primarily aims to fill the gap in […]
January 4, 2024

Call for Expression of Interest in Conducting Commuter Surveys

Centre for Public Policy Research, Kochi, invites qualified and experienced survey agencies and interested parties to express their interest in providing survey services for our ongoing national urban transport project. This study focuses on five Indian cities: Hubli Dharwad, Indore, […]
November 10, 2023

Easing Liquor Regulations for Homestays in Kerala

Homestays in Kerala Kerala is one of the major tourist destinations in India, with tourism constituting more than 10% of the state’s total GDP. In 2022, Kerala witnessed an inflow of 1.88 crore domestic tourists and 3.45 lakh foreign tourists. […]
September 26, 2023

Australia-India Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative Partnership (AIIPOIP) Taskforce for Indo-Pacific Economy, Security and Sustainability

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) and Monash University, Melbourne, have decided to pool their academic-policy research capacities relating to the Indo-Pacific region and build upon their intellectual capitals to build a robust research agenda on the Indo-Pacific. Pooling our […]
September 20, 2023


“The CPPR Idea Lab is poised to become a global leader in policymaking by incorporating  the best of science, the humanities, and technology.” An interdisciplinary lab that harnesses the potential of digital technologies, the application of physical sciences, and an […]
September 15, 2023

Decriminalisation of Doing Business in Kerala

May 31, 2023


CPPR WEBINAR SERIES AND INITIATIVES ON INTRODUCTION & BACKGROUND The Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) proposes a series of webinars/ online interactions on ‘Energy’ with the scientific community, industry experts, academia, and think tank professionals, to come up with […]
May 10, 2023


March 1, 2023

#EndEmploymentBias | Women & Jobs in Kerala’s Hospitality Industry: End Employment Bias

Due to the fact that the tourism and hospitality sector contributes 1.5 million jobs to Kerala, legal barriers that prevent women from working in the sector have an adverse effect on their economic freedom and right to equal status and […]
July 1, 2022

Workshop for Educators on Market and Liberal Economy

CPPR with the support of FNF South Asia is conducting a two-day residential workshop for the faculty members of Kerala’s institutions, colleges and universities on Market and Liberal Economy. The workshop will be an intensive training and knowledge dissemination program […]
May 10, 2022

Tech Camp Kochi 2022: A Wave of Change

CPPR has undertaken a project titled, “Tech Camp: Navigating Coastal India’s Water Woes” with the support of the US Consulate General, Chennai. The technology camp will provide an avenue for sharing transformative technologies—Artificial Intelligence (AI), bioengineering, automation, digitization, blockchain, Internet […]
March 1, 2022

The Vikasarth Conversations 2022

“The Vikasarth Conversations” was jointly envisioned by the Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR), India and the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), New York as a platform that brings together a small and curated group of persons involved in legal, economic, and public policy […]
February 1, 2022

Institutionalizing and Implementing Street Vending Policies

Street vending depicts one of the visible forms of informal economy. In many countries, it is considered as an illegal activity. However, it is a growing economic activity, both in developed and developing nations, and is an important source of […]
November 30, 2021

#EndEmploymentBias | Easing Barriers for Women to get Employed in Factories of Kerala

India fares poorly in terms of the female workforce participation rate, ranking 145th in the world. For Kerala, the southernmost federal state, the anachronistic labour laws including the Factories Act, 1948, and the Kerala Factories Rules, 1957, contain archaic provisions, […]