CPPR in the News

April 1, 2013

Patrons desert KSRTC’s ladies’ only service in Kochi, The Hindu

  The Hindu 01 Apr 2013 Even as the Union government thinks over introducing a bus services exclusively for women in major cities, a sole ladies’ only service being operated by the KSRTC has become a liability to it. The […]
March 27, 2013

Jurisdictional and Immunity Issues in the Story of Enrica Lexie :A case of Shoot & Scoot turns around!

By Harisankar K S* The Enrica Lexie incident has caused ripples not only in the political and diplomatic circles but also generated debates in the international legal community. The following discussion tries to bring in certain important developments in the […]
March 27, 2013

A welfare statement called Kerala Budget 2013

By D.Dhanuraj These days, budget discussions are one of the media favourites, especially for the visual media because of its ability for creating a buzz easily across the various segments of the society. Kerala Budget 2013 is the latest one […]
March 23, 2013

CPPR Invites Applications for Introductory Course on Social Science Research Methods

   Any person who is concerned about changing the existing system or willing to bring about new discoveries or inventions can make research as a tool to attain their target. Research is not all about gathering information & not necessarily […]
March 22, 2013

Prof Madhav Gadgil to speak at CPPR Quarterly Lecture Series

Prof Madhav Gadgil, noted Scientist who prepared Report on Western Ghats for the Central Government on the environmental health of the ecologically sensitive Western Ghats range will be delivering the next CPPR Quarterly lecture. Prof Gadgil will speak on “Science, Democracy […]
March 20, 2013

D.Dhanuraj, Chairman, CPPR to speak at Post Budget Discussion on Kerala Budget 2013

D.Dhanuraj, Chairman of CPPR will be speaking at the Post Budget Discussion on Kerala Budget 2013. The Hon’ble Finance Minister, Shri K.M Mani and Former Finance Minister Shri Thomas Issac will be the key speakers of the Discussion which is […]
March 14, 2013

US Students given a lesson on Elephants, dragons, Times of India

Times of India, 12/03/2013 Malayala Manorama, 12/03/2013 Mathrubhumi, 12/03/2013
February 14, 2013

Water Transport facing slow death, Times of India, February 14

Times of India, February 14 Madhaymam, February 14
February 14, 2013

Study on Inland Water Transportation in Kochi City Region

The following research work conducted by Yogi Joseph of CEPT, Ahmedabad for CPPR aims to highlight the problems ailing the water transportation sector in Kochi. It relied upon extensive review of secondary data, people’s observations about the ferry system recorded […]
January 24, 2013

China unlikely to attack India, says US expert, The Hindu, Jan 20

Reproduction of Article from The Hindu on January 20, 2013 China is unlikely to go in for a violent conflict with India in the near future over the border disputes in Arunachal Pradesh and other regions, according to Alexander T.J. […]
November 3, 2012

Para transit system in India- A case study of Chennai

By Madhu.S Para transit systems across the world catered to different segments of the population and have been considered an informal means of transit. In a country with a billion population share autos, share taxis, maxi cabs etc has been […]
October 31, 2012

Impact of Urbanization in Retail Sector

Impact of Urbanization in Retail Sector– a case study of Textile Shops in  Kochi   The purpose of the study is to quantify the changes contributing to the evolution of textile shops, assessing it against the backdrop of the changes […]
October 11, 2012

Mobility Hub Feasibility study report

  Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) developed the feasibility report of this Mobility hub at the behest of the Confederation of Indian industry (CII) and Ernakulam District Administration. CPPR provided inputs that were futuristic and technology driven, ensuring the […]
September 1, 2012

The Kochi Metro-The Commuter’s Perspective

A Metro rail is being mooted as the solution to congestion on the roads as well as pollution in Kochi. However there are doubts arising as to the utility of a metro- especially in Kochi, to be able to solve […]
August 27, 2012

In harmony with Auto rickshaws in Cochin

For the last one fortnight, most of the media in Cochin discusses the plight of the commuters traveling by Auto rickshaws and the police actions to discipline the auto rickshaw drivers in Cochin. While the columns after columns are dedicated […]