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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 15, 2013

Report on University Hub in India

CPPR/Civitas has been assigned the task of preparing report on conceptualising University Hub in India. University Hub is a one-stop destination for educational institutions who can offer different courses and degree programmes from a single location. The client, a leading […]
March 14, 2013

Future of State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) in Kerala

by D.Dhanuraj Kerala State Road Transport Corporation in the news again! This time, many believe that KSRTC will be grounded like Kingfisher airlines. Media reports that it incurs a loss of 8 lakhs rupees every day. The reason they cite […]
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
March 12, 2013

Semester at Sea Visits CPPR- Talk on Elephant vs. Dragon

  CPPR hosted Semester at Sea students for the third time. Semester at Sea is a unique programme which offers academic courses in a Ship. The Floating campus attracts students from various countries who get to experience the reality through […]
March 11, 2013

Same Old Centralized Planning

B.Chandrasekaran*   Being a believer of principles of liberalism and for the perspective of the twenty-first century, it makes compelled to pen down few thoughts on India’s centralized planning process which has been in practice for more than six decades. […]
March 4, 2013

CPPR to host Semester at Sea students

Semester at Sea is a multiple country study abroad program founded in 1963 open to students of all majors emphasizing comparative academic examination, hands-on field experiences, and meaningful engagement in the global community managed by the Institute for Shipboard Education […]
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 […]
February 13, 2013

WINNING OVER FAKE LOTTERY SMS AND CALLS

Madhu.S and Nichu Willington* “YOUR MOBILE NUMBER HAS WON 750,000 POUNDS FOR ONGOING ICC WORLD CUP T20 AWARD. TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE, (SEND YOUR NAME, ADDRESS AND MOBILE#) VIA Email :[email protected]”. This tempting SMS has been received by millions of […]
February 6, 2013

D.Dhanuraj, Chairman, CPPR to speak at the National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Infrastructure Development

D.Dhanuraj, Chairman of CPPR will give lecture on ‘Emerging Trends in Infrastructure Development – Concepts, Challenges and Promises’ at the National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Infrastructure Development being held at Government College, Chalakudy, Kerala on 6th February. The National […]
February 4, 2013

D.Dhanuraj, Chairman speaks on “Researching Reality” at Asia Liberty Forum Training Programme, Delhi- NCR, India

D.Dhanuraj, Chairman of CPPR will speak on “Researching Reality” at the Asia Liberty Forum Training Programme to be held on February 5th in Delhi-NCR India. Asia Centre for Enterprise (ACE) which will organise the two-day residential training is an introductory […]
February 4, 2013

Key note address by Christy Fernandez on Winter School 2013 Valedictory Dinner

Winter School 2013 draw to a close on 31st January with the Valedictory Dinner Hosted by CPPR for Winter School participants from 14 countries. Winter School has been a wonderful journey for the 16 researchers helping them in their pursuit […]
January 31, 2013

Christy Fernandez , Former Secretary to the President of India to be Chief Guest for Winter School Farewell Dinner

Christy Fernandez , Former Secretary to the President of India to be Chief Guest for Winter School Farewell Dinner. Christy Fernandez belongs to the 1973 batch of the IAS Gujarat cadre. He has also served as joint secretary in the […]
January 25, 2013

Prof. (Dr.) Gopakumar speaks on Psephology- Study of Elections and Votes in Winter School 2013

Prof. (Dr.) G Gopakumar,  Former Dean and Head of Social Sciences, Kerala University and currently UGC-Emeritus Fellow will speak on Psephology studies, study on elections and voting at the CPPR Winter School 2013. He is also advisor to CPPR and […]