CPPR in the News

November 8, 2012

An obstacle path for pedestrians

Pedestrians risk their life and cross the Vytilla Junction in Kochi. Photo: Thulasi Kakkat VYTTILA WOES: The only solace for pedestrians is the policemen who take the extra effort to help them cross the road. The biggest junction in the […]
November 8, 2012

Vocational Training in India

By Madhu . S   There are currently 2,133 government run Industrial Training Institutes or commonly referred to as ITI’s in India with can accommodate 4,32,006 students (DGET, 2010). These cater to the vocational training requirements of the huge country. […]
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 12, 2012

CPPR-ACE Winter School 2013

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) and Asia Centre for Enterprise (ACE) are proud to launch the CPPR-ACE Winter School 2013. The first program of this series, Summer School 2012 was a huge success with participants from Europe, Central and […]
October 11, 2012

Pedestrian Friendly Shopping Plaza at M.G. Road, Kochi, June 2009

By J.Rekha Kammath The study attempts to suggest a traffic free model for M.G. Road, for the stretch from Medical Trust Hospital up to Madhawa Pharmacy. This stretch has numerous shopping centres and eateries and entertainment centres on either sides […]
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 11, 2012

Lecture Series – Inaugural Lecture by Dr. ShashiTharoor, MP.

ShashiTharoor, Honorable Member of Parliament,Former Minister of State for External Affairs, and Former UN Under Secretary General for Communications and Public Information, inaugurated CPPR’s Quarterly Lecture Series Programme with an inspiring talk on “Freedom of Expression in the Internet Era”. […]
September 3, 2012

Talk on ‘Freedom of Expression in the Internet Era’

It is with great pleasure that we inform you about our quarterly lecture series which aim at provoking thoughts and inspiring ideas through talks, debates and discussions on contemporary social, political and legal matters. .  We expect this will be […]
July 1, 2012

Corps in State in Deep Crisis: Mayor and City Development: Seminar ,Saturday 30th of June 2012

July 1, 2012

Working of Civic Bodies are not Efficient: Mayor and City Development: Seminar Saturday 30th of June 2012

July 1, 2012

News in Madhyamam: Mayor and City Development: Seminar ,Saturday 30th of June 2012

July 1, 2012

Public Should Directly Elect mayor

July 1, 2012

Corporations are in Deep Crisis

June 28, 2012

Programme on the ‘Role of the Mayor in Development of the City’

Cochin is fast emerging as the industrial and corporate hub of Kerala and such economic change results in increasing urbanization. The population of Cochin as at 2006 was recorded as 14.9 lakh, and is expected to grow to an astounding […]
April 24, 2012

Inauguration of CPPR-ACE Summer School

The CPPR – ACE Summer School 2012 in Research Methodology for Public Policy Researchers, jointly conducted by the Centre for Public Policy Research, Cochin, and the Asia Centre for Enterprise, was inaugurated by Shri. Devi Prasad IES, (Director, the Fiscal […]