September 14, 2020

Public transport usage to dwindle post-pandemic: survey

The number of people using public transport is likely to come down post-pandemic restrictions, as they feel it may not be safe, according to a survey conducted by Centre for Public Policy Research here. Before the pandemic, six out of […]
September 14, 2020

Kochi’s traffic jams could be a thing of the past

“Congestion can be reduced and vehicles redirected — ITMS collates the same on an intelligent model. But, over a period of time, ideally, a database must be built comprising details regarding locations which are prone to traffic congestion and the […]
September 14, 2020

ഫാഷൻ ഗോൾഡ് നിക്ഷേപത്തട്ടിപ്പ്: ഇനിയെങ്കിലും വേണം ഈ തിരിച്ചറിവ്

വൻനേട്ടം കിട്ടുമെന്നു കരുതി നിക്ഷേപിക്കുന്ന രംഗത്തെക്കുറിച്ച് യാതൊന്നും അറിയാതെ ആരോടെങ്കിലുമുള്ള അമിത വിശ്വാസത്തിൽ നിക്ഷേപം നടത്തുന്നത് നിർത്താം.പ്രത്യേകിച്ച് മഹാമാരി പടരുന്ന ഇക്കാലത്ത്. അപ്പോൾ ഉയരുന്ന ചോദ്യം സമ്പാദ്യത്തിന്റെ സുരക്ഷിത താവളങ്ങൾ ഏതൊക്കെയെന്നതാണ്. ഇവിടെ നിക്ഷേപത്തോട് കരുതലും സൂക്ഷ്മതയുമാണ് വേണ്ടത്. ഇത് രണ്ടുമുള്ള സമ്പാദ്യ മാർഗങ്ങൾ ഏതൊക്കെയാണെന്ന് പരിശോധിക്കാം.  സ്ഥിര  നിക്ഷേപം   ഒരു പ്രത്യേക കാലയളവിലേക്കായി നിക്ഷേപിക്കുന്ന […]
September 9, 2020

COVID-19 Impact Survey

This news report is on the COVID-19 Impact Survey conducted by CPPR published in the Malayala Manorama on September 9, 2020.
September 9, 2020

Kerala is Super; says Survey

This news report is on the COVID-19 Impact Survey conducted by CPPR published in the Deshabhimani on September 9, 2020.
September 9, 2020

കോവിഡ് പ്രതിരോധത്തിൽ കേരളീയര്‍ ഏറെ സംതൃപ്തര്‍

കൊച്ചി ആസ്ഥാനമായി പ്രവർത്തിക്കുന്ന സെന്റർ ഫോർ പബ്ലിക് പോളിസി റിസർച്ച് ഇന്ത്യയിലെ പ്രധാന സംസ്‌ഥാനങ്ങളെ ഉൾപ്പെടുത്തി നടത്തിയ ‘കോവിഡ്-19 സ്വാധീന സർവ്വേ’ യിൽ മഹാമാരിക്കെതിരെ സംസ്ഥാന സർക്കാരുകൾ സ്വീകരിച്ച പ്രതിരോധ നടപടികളിൽ കേരളത്തിൽ നിന്നുള്ളവർ വലിയ സംതൃപ്തി പ്രകടിപ്പിച്ചതായി കണ്ടെത്തി. കോവിഡ്-19ന്‍റെ പശ്ചാത്തലത്തിൽ ജനങ്ങളുടെ തയ്യാറെടുപ്പുകളെക്കുറിച്ചും, പ്രതിസന്ധിയെ ഗവൺമെന്റ് എങ്ങനെ നേരിടുന്നു എന്ന അവരുടെ കാഴ്ചപ്പാടുകൾ […]
September 9, 2020

INDIA’S NEW PUBLIC TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE IS LESS THAN WATERTIGHT

“Waterlogging is a legacy issue for Kochi and flood-like situations are not new. However, there has been uptick in this in recent years due to unplanned development and haphazard construction, which has interfered with the city’s open canal drainage system,” […]
September 9, 2020

Keralites happy with govt’s response to the pandemic

Keralites were happier with their state government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic among all the major states in India, according to a Covid-19 impact survey conducted by the Kochi-based Centre for Public Policy Research.The report spotlighted Covid-19-related perceptions, precautionary behaviours, […]
September 9, 2020

Keralites happy with state govt’s Covid efforts: Survey

The Covid-19 impact survey conducted by the Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) found that the respondents from Kerala expressed the highest degree of satisfaction with their state government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic, among all the major states in […]
September 8, 2020

It won’t be a smooth ride for Kochi Metro. Here’s why

“The metro wasn’t a sustainable option before Covid-19; now passengers are fewer. They continue to have the same or higher operational costs. Ensuring last-mile connectivity in the current scenario is a massive challenge and requires administrative debate,” comments CPPR Chairman […]
September 7, 2020

Experts cheer inclusion of KMTA in Kerala government’s 100-day action plan

“An institution alone is not enough. It must be manned by experts who have sound domain knowledge and the capacity to execute legislation or decisions. For this, an effective framework is required to coordinate among different stakeholders,” comments CPPR Chairman […]
September 7, 2020

Autos, taxis hope to revive business as Kochi Metro set to resume

“Issues of traffic snarls and parking woes can be addressed by improving public transport facilities,” comments CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj in a news report published in The Times of India As Kochi Metro resumes operations on Monday, the autorickshaw drivers […]
September 7, 2020

Illegal parking on rise, Kochi chokes

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments in a article published in The New Indian Express on the rise in number of illegal parking in the city. He comments “Streamlining parking is a challenging process. Kochi doesn’t have parking spaces for […]
September 7, 2020

CPPR COVID-19 Impact Survey

“The adverse impact of the pandemic on the economy is widely perceived to be more severe than its impact as a health crisis.”, reveals COVID-19 Impact Survey conducted by the Centre for Public Policy Research, a public policy think tank […]
September 7, 2020

“COVID- 19 seen as a more serious threat to the economy than to health”, CPPR COVID-19 Impact Survey

“The adverse impact of the pandemic on the economy is widely perceived to be more severe than its impact as a health crisis.”, reveals COVID-19 Impact Survey conducted by the Centre for Public Policy Research, a public policy think tank based […]
September 7, 2020

Threat to economy due to COVID-19 more serious than impact on health: Pan-India survey report

The threat to the economy due to COVID-19 is more serious compared to its impact as a health crisis, as per a survey conducted by the Centre for Public Policy Research. Nine out of ten respondents said the COVID-19’s threat […]
September 7, 2020

Covid-19 seen as more serious threat to economy than to health: Survey

People perceive the threat to the economy caused due to the Covid-19 pandemic to be more serious in nature compared to its impact as a health crisis, according to a survey by a think-tank Centre for Public Policy Research. According […]
August 21, 2020

Is the right to privacy being compromised in fight against Coronavirus?

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhnauraj comments in a news report published in The Times of India Authorities are taking on the COVID-19 pandemic through stringent containment measures and contact tracing through technological solutions. Among these, is the use of apps […]
August 21, 2020

Private buses slam brakes in Kochi amid COVID-19 pandemic

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments in a article published in The New Indian Express. The city may be inching back to normal but it will take  more time for private buses to start plying. While over 800 buses conducted […]
August 8, 2020

Crowded Villages Show Why Virus Cases Are Surging in Rural India

CPPR Senior Fellow Rijo M John comments in a news article published in bloomberg on COVID-19 As India passes the grim milestone of two million virus cases and new hotspots emerge in villages, experts are worried infections will now rise […]