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July 13, 2019

Structural Reforms or over dependence on the budget; the road ahead for Kerala?

Dr Dhanuraj, Chairman, CPPR writes in Azhimukham regarding Budget 2019’s impact on Kerala. He stressed on the need for structural reforms in Kerala economy.  Click here to read
July 11, 2019

Homestays in Kochi to come under GST, service providers upset

“According to CPPR study, around 50% of homestays have closed due to excessive regulation.” Dr Dhanuraj quoted in The Times of India article on imposition of GST on homestays.  KOCHI: The state goods and service tax department on Monday issued […]
July 11, 2019

‘Time for GCDA to widen its horizons’

Dr D Dhanuraj, Chairman, CPPR, quoted in The New Indian Express.Talking about the Greater Cochin Development Authority, he stresses on the need to prevent fragmentation of powers b/w developmental agencies & need to empower elected local bodies. KOCHI: Greater Cochin Development […]
July 6, 2019

Jobs, but they don’t deliver the goods

Anupama Ghosh, Senior Research Associate, CPPR comments in a news story published in Live Mint on the Union Budget 2019 During the one-hour drive along the winding mountain pass connecting Kerala’s Wayanad to the rest of India, Jithin Raj, 25, […]
July 5, 2019

For the infrastructure sector, it reads more like a vision statement

The Budget did give out a positive statement. It lacks a clear road map as to how to achieve certain targets proposed. Infrastructure is one of the major focus areas of the Union government in the Budget presented by Finance […]
July 4, 2019

A Chinese solution for tourism woes?

News story published in The Times of India based on the research paper ‘A Chinese Solution to Kerala’s Tourism Sector Woes’ by Muraleedharan Nair, Senior Fellow, CPPR Providing a ‘A Chinese Solution to Kerala’s Tourism Sector Woes’, a research paper […]
June 28, 2019

US, Kerala join hands to share expertise on disaster mgmt

News report on America with Kerala Thiruvananthapuram workshop published in The New Indian Express on 25 June, 2019
June 28, 2019

Disaster Management Should be a Curriculum | Malayala Manorama

News report on America with Kerala Thiruvananthapuram workshop published in  Malayala Manorama on 25 June 2019
June 28, 2019

‘America with Kerala’ Disaster Management Workshop

News report on America with Kerala Thiruvananthapuram workshop published in Deccan Chronicle on 25 June 2019
June 28, 2019

Tackling disaster: Need for a common framework stressed

News report on America with Kerala Thiruvananthapuram workshop published in The Hindu on 25 June 2019
June 28, 2019

‘America with Kerala’ workshop to rebuild Kerala

News report on America with Kerala Thiruvananthapuram workshop published in Kerala Kaumudi on 26 June 2019
June 28, 2019

Disaster Management Should be a Curriculum | Mathrubhumi

News report on America with Kerala Thiruvananthapuram workshop published in Mathrubhumi on 25 June 2019
June 28, 2019

Disaster Management Should be a Curriculum | Deshabhimani

News report on America with Kerala Thiruvananthapuram workshop published in Deshabhimani 25 June, 2019
June 28, 2019

Disaster Management Should be a Curriculum | Metro Vartha

News report on America with Kerala Thiruvananthapuram workshop published in Metro Vartha 25 June 2019
June 28, 2019

Disaster Management Should be a part of Curriculum in Higher Education | Janayugam

News report on America with Kerala Thiruvananthapuram workshop published in Janayugam 25 June 2019
June 28, 2019

Workshop on Disaster Management

News report on America with Kerala Thiruvananthapuram workshop published in  The Times of India on 25 June 2019
June 28, 2019

Workshop on Disaster Management

News report on America with Kerala Thiruvananthapuram workshop published in  The Times of India on 23 June 2019
June 28, 2019

Disaster Management Should be a Curriculum | Nautical Times

News report on America with Kerala Thiruvananthapuram workshop published in Nautical Times on 25 June 2019
June 28, 2019

America with Kerala Workshop on Disaster Management Comes to a Close

News report on America with Kerala Thiruvananthapuram workshop published in BLive online portal on June 25, 2019 Click here to read
June 27, 2019

Governance challenges for Modi 2.0

Even though there may be no stated ‘allocation for better governance’ in the budget outlay, the intent and spirit of the budget speech for structural reforms will send the right signals to the electorate as well as to the markets. […]