May 20, 2024


According to UN Women, gender-based violence refers to “harmful acts directed at an individual or a group of individuals based on their gender. It is rooted in gender inequality, the abuse of power and harmful norms”. In 2021, the World […]
May 9, 2024

Workshop on Public Policy and Role of Markets

April 11, 2024


Decoding Indian National and State Elections 2024 “Decoding the Polls” is an enlightening endeavour crafted by the Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) to provide a holistic understanding of the Indian electoral process.  From in-depth articles to thought-provoking podcasts and […]
February 16, 2024

Girl Student Migration from Kerala: Beyond Academic and Economic Opportunities

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR), Kochi, has developed a survey questionnaire as part of an academic research project on the topic “Girl Student Migration from Kerala: Beyond Academic and Economic Opportunities.” The study primarily aims to fill the gap in […]
November 10, 2023

Easing Liquor Regulations for Homestays in Kerala

Homestays in Kerala Kerala is one of the major tourist destinations in India, with tourism constituting more than 10% of the state’s total GDP. In 2022, Kerala witnessed an inflow of 1.88 crore domestic tourists and 3.45 lakh foreign tourists. […]
September 26, 2023

Australia-India Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative Partnership (AIIPOIP) Taskforce for Indo-Pacific Economy, Security and Sustainability

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) and Monash University, Melbourne, have decided to pool their academic-policy research capacities relating to the Indo-Pacific region and build upon their intellectual capitals to build a robust research agenda on the Indo-Pacific. Pooling our […]
September 20, 2023


“The CPPR Idea Lab is poised to become a global leader in policymaking by incorporating  the best of science, the humanities, and technology.” An interdisciplinary lab that harnesses the potential of digital technologies, the application of physical sciences, and an […]
September 14, 2023

Concerns raised over KSRTC terminal plan at Vyttila Mobility Hub

D Dhanuraj, Chairman of CPPR, comments on the news ‘Concerns raised over KSRTC terminal plan at Vyttila mobility hub’. The news was published in Times of India (06-09-2023) Kochi: Experts have raised concerns over the plan to set up a […]
September 13, 2023

Decriminalisation of Doing Business in Kerala

August 26, 2023

The SCO’s Expansion Through Iran’s Membership

In a significant move aimed at further enhancing its scope and influence, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) has extended its membership to accommodate a new entrant. Iran, a long-standing observer of the organisation since 2005, has now crossed a significant […]
August 9, 2023

The Unsolved Questions in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code

Since its enactment seven years ago, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016 has encountered several unresolved issues that have impacted its effectiveness in achieving the intended objectives. The primary aim of introducing the IBC in 2016 was to streamline the […]
May 31, 2023


CPPR WEBINAR SERIES AND INITIATIVES ON INTRODUCTION & BACKGROUND The Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) proposes a series of webinars/ online interactions on ‘Energy’ with the scientific community, industry experts, academia, and think tank professionals, to come up with […]
May 10, 2023


March 1, 2023

#EndEmploymentBias | Women & Jobs in Kerala’s Hospitality Industry: End Employment Bias

Due to the fact that the tourism and hospitality sector contributes 1.5 million jobs to Kerala, legal barriers that prevent women from working in the sector have an adverse effect on their economic freedom and right to equal status and […]
October 13, 2022

Event Report | CPPR Webinar on Chinese Communist Party: 20th National Congress and its Implications

About the Event: On Thursday the 6th of October 2022 at 6pm,  CPPR held the webinar about the “Chinese Communist Party 20th National Congress and its implications” on Zoom. The session covered the leadership of Xi Jinping, the structure and […]