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September 25, 2019

Gold Financing Giant Loses Sheen As Strike At Muthoot’s Kerala Outlets Enters 2nd Month

“Grievances are natural and should be addressed amicably, but the company is not known for labour unrest. While employees lose work, Muthoot is also losing its share in the market in terms of assets. Digitisation and GST changed the nature […]
September 24, 2019

The Week: KL-Smartcity

News report on the Smart Cities Workshop Sustainable Urban Development published in The Week on September 20, 2019.
September 24, 2019

Workshop focuses on smart urban development

News report on the Smart Cities Workshop Sustainable Urban Development published in The Times of India on September 21, 2019.
September 24, 2019

Need to Transform India’s Smart City Mission into a Citizen-Centric System

News report on the Smart Cities Workshop Sustainable Urban Development published in The New Indian Express on September 21, 2019.
September 24, 2019

Make Smart Cities Mission citizen-centric

News report on the Smart Cities Workshop Sustainable Urban Development published in the The Hindu on September 21, 2019.
September 24, 2019

Smart Cities need Smart Citizens- Dr M Ramachandran

News report on the Smart Cities Workshop Sustainable Urban Development published in the Mathrubhumi on September 21, 2019.
September 24, 2019

Smart Citizens are the strength of Smart City Mission

News report on the Smart Cities Workshop Sustainable Urban Development published in the Marunadan Malayali on September 21, 2019.
September 24, 2019

The need of the hour is Smart Citizens

News report on the Smart Cities Workshop Sustainable Urban Development published in the Malayala Manorama on September 21, 2019.
September 24, 2019

Smart Citizens are the strength of the Smart City Mission

News report on the Smart Cities Workshop Sustainable Urban Development published in the Madhyamam on September 21, 2019
September 24, 2019

Smart Cities need Smart Citizens- Dr M Ramachandran

News report on the Smart Cities Workshop Sustainable Urban Development published in the Kerala Kaumudi on September 21, 2019.
September 24, 2019

Need to make smart city mission citizen-centric felt

News report on the Smart Cities Workshop Sustainable Urban Development published in the Devdiscourse on September 21, 2019.
September 24, 2019

Smart cities need smart people to run them

News report on the Smart Cities Workshop Sustainable Urban Development published in the Deccan Chronicle on September 21, 2019.
September 24, 2019

The role of reinsurance companies in building resilience

India in the recent past has seen extreme weather events triggered by climate change. With rapid human advancements and escalating climate change, studies show that natural disasters are going to be a frequent phenomenon than ever. Economic losses due to […]
September 23, 2019

Kerala Bypolls 2019: Will the numbers support the fronts?

Kerala gets ready for the next phase of bypolls to 5 legislative assemby seats. Dr D Dhanuraj, Chairman CPPR discusses the the prospects of the Fronts as well of BJP in this elections. This discussion was aired on the Manorama […]
September 19, 2019

Cabinet approves ban on e-cigarettes

“Healthcare cost of beedi smoking to nation is Rs 80,550 crore as per the Centre for Public Policy Research (Kerala) whereas e-cigarette impact is unknown since it is a new category,” study done by CPPR quoted in a news article published in […]
September 19, 2019

These are the reasons behind Modi govt’s ban on e-cigarettes

“Healthcare cost of beedi smoking to nation is Rs 80,550 crore as per the Centre for Public Policy Research (Kerala) whereas e-cigarette impact is unknown since it is a new category,” study done by CPPR quoted in a news article published in […]
September 19, 2019

Palarivattom flyover reconstruction: Traffic, environmental concerns ahead for Kochi

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments in an article published in The News Minute on the reconstruction of the Palarivattom flyover. What does the reconstruction of the flyover mean for the motorists of Kochi who are already suffering because of […]
September 17, 2019

A bus corridor on the anvil for Kochi

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments “Getting a space exclusively for buses may not be easy due to space issues in Kochi”, in news article published in The New Indian Express on the proposed bus priority corridor with IoT (Internet […]
September 16, 2019

Needed hefty fine and better infrastructure: Road safety experts

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments the government should create awareness among public before imposing the hiked penalty in a news article published in The Times of India related to Motor Vehicles (amendment) Act 2019 As the state government is […]
September 16, 2019

Free cycles? No thanks, not in Kochi

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments in a news article published in The Times of India on challenges cycle share scheme will face due to the lack of cycling ecosystem in Kochi Kochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMRL), which opened an […]
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