Reports & Papers

October 5, 2012

A Study on Floor Scale Index in Chennai, May 2008

By Renjini Rajagopal Cities grow at an alarming rate, trying to accommodate the teaming millions within its urban embrace as the same millions clamor at its gates for salvation from the twin evils of impoverishment and unemployment. But, land has […]
October 5, 2012

The PDS System in Kerala:A Review, June 2008

By Shruthi Cyriac, Vishishta Sam & Naomi Jacob The paper is an attempt to study the PDS system in Kerala-often referred to as the ‘Kerala Model’ of implementation of the food security programme which subsidises consumers and procures grain from […]
October 5, 2012

The Micro credit and Rural Micro enterprise scenario in Kerala: A study on Kudumbashree’, July 2008

By Shruthi Cyriac The activities of ‘NUTRIMIX’ PRODUCTION and GOAT REARING are studied in this paper. Nutrimix is a baby food supplement and Kudumbashree women are actively involved in the production and supply of this commodity to the ‘anganwadis’ (government […]
October 5, 2012

A Study on the Implementation of Vishaka Guidelines in Universities in Kerala, July 2008

By Vishishta Sam This study explores the interpretation and implementation of the Vishaka Guidelines by the universities in Kerala and also examines and suggests possible changes within the current frame work of the University towards effective implementation of the Vishakha […]
October 4, 2012

Uneconomic schools of Kerala

By D. Dhanuraj This is a study which brings out the condition of governement and aided schools in Kerala and explores the reasons behind the increase in the number of ‘uneconomic schools’ as defined by the Government. To View the […]
October 4, 2012

Traditional Fishermen Folk In Kerala & Their Livelihood Issues

By D. Dhanuraj The God’s own country is known for her ravishing beauty and hospitality nature. The potential in the tourism segment has been emphasised over the years. Lakes, rivers, ponds and lagoons supplement this argument along with the food […]
October 4, 2012

Pragmatic Paradigm of Setting up Schools- Kerala Experience, June 2007

By Madhu S and D. Dhanuraj This paper seeks to analyse how the Kerala Education Rules, framed on the sidelines of the Act of 1957, helps in reality for the setting up of schools in Kerala which helped the establishment […]
October 4, 2012

Entry Level Barriers to start a Private School in Tamil Nadu, June 2007

D. Dhanuraj This study is on the The Tamil Nadu Recognized Private school regulations Act, 1973 which regulates establishment, management and control of private schools. To View the File >> Click Here 
October 4, 2012

Drinking Water Utilisation- Olavanna shows the way, October 2005

By D. Dhanuraj This study follows the successful efforts of the villagers of Olavanna Gram Panchayat in Kozhikode district, Kerala in effective drinking water utilisation and tackling water scarcity. As a result, 60 small, water supply schemes are operational in […]
October 4, 2012

Vana Samrakshna Samithi- a study on Thenmala and Palaruvi, January 2006

By D. Dhanuraj This study examines the concept of Vana Samrakshana Samiti (VSS) and its implementation through two case studies from Kerala. It explores the opportunities avilable to make VSS more potent and effective in the conservation of natural resource. […]
October 4, 2012

Conservation of Fishery Resources in Pulicat Lake, February 2006

By D. Dhanuraj This is an interesting study on community management of fishery resources in Pulicat Lake in India. Pulicat Lake is the second largest backwater lake in India.It lies almost parallel to the Bay of Bengal and covers an […]
October 4, 2012

Conservation of Natural Springs in Western Ghats, March 2006

By D. Dhanuraj This study is on the initiative of the Pazhakulam Service Society (PASSS) for the conservation of natural springs in order to use it as a source of safe drinking water. PASS situated at Pazhakulam near to Adoor, […]
October 4, 2012

Story of 1957 Education Bill in Kerala, May 2006

By D. Dhanuraj This paper traces the history and the scenario in which the Education Bill of 1957 was passed in Kerala and how the act was one of the reasons which led the to fall of the first democraticaly […]
October 3, 2012

Coconut Development Board

By D. Dhanuraj Coconut is grown in 92 countries in the world. Global production of coconut is 51 billion nuts from an area of 12 million hectares. The four major players; India, Indonesia, Philippines and Sri Lanka contribute 78% of […]
April 15, 2012

Reinventing Cochin Cycle Rally, December 2009

By Reinventing Cochin Team Reinventing Cochin, one of the leading initiatives of CPPR working on areas of urban research, development and reforms, in pursuance of the same, sought to organize a campaign unlike any other – a Cycle Rally, to […]