Projects

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, […]
November 30, 2021

Australia-India Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative

The Monash University, Melbourne, and CPPR with support from the Department of Foreign Trade (DFAT), Australia, will work on a year-long project to explore maritime cooperation in the Indo–Pacific region. The project focuses on three thematic areas: Trade Connectivity and […]
November 30, 2021

Strategic Futures: Regional Maritime Security Complexes

In the third decade of this century, three contiguous regions in maritime Asia and beyond have gained immense and critical strategic significance:  Western Pacific Rim of the Indo–Pacific;  Western Indian Ocean–Southern Ocean; and  Arabian Sea Littoral encompassing the India–Persian Gulf […]
November 18, 2021

India – U.S. Relations: Change, Continuity and Transformation

The project comprises a series of webinars culminating in a two-day conference on the theme, “India–US Relations: Change, Continuity and Transformation.” It is supported by the US Consulate General in Chennai. The project aims to create an inclusive and conducive […]
November 18, 2021

Short Exploratory Study on Business Opportunity for KTDFC in Transport Finance

CPPR was commissioned to do a short exploratory research on the business opportunity for Kerala Transport Development Financial Corporation (KTDFC) in transport finance. This study attempts to assess the past performance of KTDFC to suggest suitable changes in the organisational thinking […]
April 8, 2021

Connecting the Global to the Local: #UnlockKhadi

CPPR has initiated a programme to liberate and truly globalize the Khadi and village industries sector in India. We aim for ‘Connecting the Global to the Local.’ This initiative backed with extensive and rigorous evidence-based research enunciates ‘How Global E-Commerce […]
March 11, 2020

Elaboration of a Sustainable Public Transport and IPT Scenario for Puducherry Agglomeration

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) is a consultant for the study on “Elaboration of a Sustainable Public Transport and IPT Scenario for Puducherry Agglomeration”. The project is initiated by the Transport Department of Puducherry Government with the support of AFD […]
December 30, 2019

Interstate Bus Service: Opportunities and Challenges

The Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) is conducting a study to identify the issues and challenges in interstate bus services, which hinder economic freedom and ease of doing business in the public transport sector. The study will culminate in […]
December 30, 2019

Preparation of a Mobility Improvement Plan along North-South Railway Station corridor in Kochi

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) is the local consultant for the project Preparation of a Mobility Improvement Plan along North-South Railway Station corridor in Kochi, in collaboration with Suez Consulting. The project aims at improving the connectivity between Ernakulam […]
December 23, 2019

An impact assessment to understand the impact of the National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL)

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) is conducting an impact assessment to understand the impact of the National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) among its stakeholders from the institutions enrolled as Local Chapters in India. This project is executed on […]
December 22, 2019

An Exploratory Study on the State of Health insurance Schemes in Kerala

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) is assisting the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi on an exploratory study on the state of health insurance schemes in Kerala. The study intends to understand the status and operations […]