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December 17, 2021

CPPR TOWNHALL on The COVID 19 Pandemic: The Growing Debate of Inequality and Migration #CPPRTOWNHALL

Centre for Public Policy Research hosted 6th edition of CPPR TOWNHALL on the topic “The COVID 19 Pandemic: The Growing Debate of Inequality and Migration” on Thursday, 16 December 2021. The speaker for session was Dr Sumeeta M Economist and […]
December 13, 2021

Urban Local Bodies Need Financial Autonomy

With the country facing the brunt of COVID-19 second wave, the administrative fault lines are once again evident and an efficient grass root level governance seems to be the need of the hour. Amidst the raging daily caseload and the […]
December 9, 2021

How an Intelligent Local Tech-Ecosystem Can Overcome Developmental Constraints: A Grab Super App Case Study

In Brief:  India’s developmental goals and its global warming related developmental constraints can both be met through a citizen-centric tech ecosystem approach, along the lines of the hugely successful Grab super app. Despite being at the forefront of the technological […]
December 1, 2021

End of windfall from Kerala emigrants as foreign remittances reduce to historic low

For the past several decades, Kerala had been the largest recipient of migrant remittances in India THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: For the past several decades, Kerala had been the largest recipient of migrant remittances in India. The state was fortunate to reap the fruits […]
December 1, 2021

Vaccine exports from India pick up again as Omicron variant of the coronavirus spreads

NEW DELHI – Covid-19 vaccine exports from India – home to the world’s largest vaccine-manufacturing industry – are gathering pace amid concerns over the spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus. Bharat Biotech announced on Monday (Nov 29) that it […]
November 26, 2021

Vietnam and Japan Commit to Partnership for Peace and Prosperity

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has returned home after a very productive meeting with his Japanese counterpart Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. It was his first visit to Japan and likewise, he was also the first foreign visitor that Kashida received […]
November 24, 2021

CPPR Book Discussion on Liberalism And The Free Society In 2021

Click here to read the event report. Brad Lips (Author), CEO, Atlas Network D Dhanuraj (PhD), Chairman, Centre for Public Policy Research, Kochi About The Book: Liberalism And The Free Society In 2021 Liberalism and the Free Society in 2021 takes […]
November 17, 2021

COVID-19 & Women Labour Force Participation Paradox in India

Introduction The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic is an unparalleled tragedy in human history which has already killed more than 3.7 million people and brought economies world over to near recession.  Covid-19 saw India’s GDP per capita taking a nosedive as unemployment […]
November 16, 2021

COVID-19: A Hidden Opportunity to BRIDGE THE BRICS’ Gender Gap?

2021 marks the 13th anniversary of BRICS, a group of five developing nations across three continents that were expected to emerge as an attractive investment market and growth engine against a G-7 dominated world order. BRICS members are at different […]
November 3, 2021

Accelerating a green ‘drive’ for Kochi

Cochin International Airport Limited is all set to venture into the manufacturing of hydrogen-powered buses in Kochi. KOCHI: A developed country is not a place where the poor have cars. It’s where the rich use public transportation,” Gustavo Petro, a former […]
October 19, 2021

COVID-19 pandemic: A test for Indian Federalism

Introduction In 1946, during the Constituent Assembly Debates, one of the central questions was whether the states should be given autonomy to promote decentralisation or it should come from a firm central authority. The pro-strong center supporters were well aware […]
October 19, 2021

‘BIG THREE’ in the Covid era

The raging coronavirus pandemic has necessitated concentrated efforts to contain the spread of the virus, leading to ‘covidisation’ of the health system.  The diagnostic repurposing and redirection of funding, human resources, and infrastructure has led to neglect of other diseases. […]
September 29, 2021

G20’s leadership for global health security and pandemic preparedness

The Group of 20 (G20), often referred to as the ‘economic steering committee’ for the world, has been credited to provide coordinated responses to economic and financial crises since its inception in 1999. The grouping was also successful in steering […]
September 15, 2021

China’s Vaccine Diplomacy Requires Sophistication

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2019, and through the period of the development of vaccines, China has made numerous commitments to provide vaccine to developing countries across the globe. According to “China COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker”, as on […]
June 22, 2021

China’s vaccine diplomacy, the Health Silk Road and a global pledge

China has been severely criticised for being the origin of the corona virus and for not informing the world about the development of such a virus, that quickly metamorphosed into a pandemic that has gripped the world for over a […]