July 18, 2024

Easing the Regulatory Ecosystem of School Education in India

In India, education is a subject in the concurrent list of the seventh schedule of the Indian Constitution and thus, school education falls under the jurisdiction of both the Union and State governments. At the central level, the Right to […]
July 18, 2024

MobiliseHER: Empowering Gender-Responsive Mobility Systems in Indian Cities

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR), Kochi, in its efforts to implement gender responsive mobility, has locally partnered with Centre for Heritage, Environment and Development (C-HED), Kochi, for the project ‘MobiliseHER’, funded by EuropeAid and implemented by the Urban Electric […]
July 18, 2024

Indian Coastal Think Tank Network: Addressing Traditional and Non-traditional Challenges in the Indian Ocean Region from Regional and National Perspectives

The Indian Ocean Region (IOR) is an arena of great geopolitical and geoeconomic importance for India and the rest of the nations in the Indo-Pacific. This region boasts the presence of many regional organisations, such as the QUAD, AUKUS, IORA, […]
June 7, 2024

All is not lost for the BJP: Lotus Bloom in Kerala

While the BJP suffered an unexpected setback in the Hindi heartland, notably in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar, and Haryana, they succeeded in making an inroad into the south Indian state of Kerala, where it failed miserably in opening an account […]
June 5, 2024

India General Election 2024: Key Takeaways and Way Ahead

The 2024 Lok Sabha Election was nothing short of a Bollywood film, filled with emotional dramas, exchange of strong rhetoric on both sides, and blame-gaming, among others. Shortly before the commencement of the general election, the opposition joined hands to […]
June 3, 2024

2024 Lok Sabha Elections in Northeast India: Unravelling the Nuances of Assam, Manipur, Tripura, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland

As the ballots are cast and the counting commences, the political landscape of Northeast India unfolds with a tapestry of complexities, alliances, and electoral dynamics. The 2024 Lok Sabha elections in this region offer a captivating narrative of democratic fervour, […]
May 20, 2024

Strengthening Institutional Mechanisms Combating Gender Based Violence

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 27, 2024

Kerala General Elections 2024 – Low Turnout: Implications and Analysis

The highly anticipated Kerala General Elections of 2024 culminated in a surprising turn of events, with a notably low voter turnout across the state. Despite the fervent campaigning by the political parties, the actual polling figures fell short of expectations, […]
April 11, 2024

 CPPR Decoding the Polls

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 […]
February 5, 2024

പരിഷ്കരണ നടപടികൾ ഊർജിതമാക്കാൻ കേരളവും

News Published on Kerala Kaumudi Newspaper കൊച്ചി: കേരളത്തെ വളർച്ചയുടെ പുതിയ ഉയരങ്ങളിലേക്ക് നയിക്കാനായി സാമ്പത്തിക പരിഷ്കരണ നടപടികൾ ഇന്ന് ധനമന്ത്രി കെ.എൻ ബാലഗോപാൽ അവതരിപ്പിക്കുന്ന ബഡ്‌ജറ്റിൽ ഉണ്ടാകുമെന്നാണ് ധനകാര്യ വിദഗ്ദ്ധർ പ്രതീക്ഷിക്കുന്നത്. കടുത്ത സാമ്പത്തിക വിഷമതകളിലൂടെ നീങ്ങുന്ന സംസ്ഥാനത്തെ മികച്ച വളർച്ചയിലേക്ക് മടക്കികൊണ്ടുവരാൻ വിവിധ മേഖലകളിൽ ഘടനാപരമായ മാറ്റങ്ങൾ വരുത്താൻ ഇന്ന് ധനമന്ത്രി അവതരിപ്പിക്കുന്ന […]
December 4, 2023

Study: Pathanamthitta town lacks adequate recreational spaces for residents

Pathanamthitta town, the capital city of Pathanamthitta district, faces a growing concern. The town visibly lacks adequate recreational spaces for its residents,” says a study conducted by Kochi based Centre for Public Policy Research. The study was conducted by Roshin […]
November 29, 2023

വെൻഡിംഗ് സോൺ വേണ്ടെന്ന് പനമ്പിള്ളി നഗറിലെ ഭക്ഷണവ്യാപാരികൾ

കൊച്ചി: പനമ്പള്ളിനഗറിലെ തെരുവോരഭക്ഷണ കച്ചവടക്കാർക്കായി ടൗൺ വെൻഡിംഗ് കമ്മിറ്റി നിയോഗിച്ച പുതിയ വ്യാപാരമേഖലയിലേയ്ക്ക് മാറാൻ കച്ചവടക്കാർക്ക് താത്പര്യമില്ല. നഗരമദ്ധ്യത്തിൽ നിന്ന് അകലെയാണെന്നതും സ്ഥിരം ഉപഭോക്താക്കളെ നഷ്ടമാകുമോയെന്ന ആശങ്കയുമാണ് കാരണം. മാറിയേ തീരൂവെന്ന നിലപാടിലാണ് കോർപ്പറേഷൻ. സെന്റർ ഫോർ പബ്ളിക് പോളിസി റിസർച്ചിന്റെ (സി.പി.പി.ആർ) യൂത്ത് ലീഡ‌ർഷിപ്പ് ഫെലോഷിപ്പിന്റെ ഭാഗമായി ദീപപ്രഭ നടത്തിയ സർവേയിലാണ് കണ്ടെത്തൽ.പനമ്പിള്ളിനഗറിൽ രണ്ട് […]
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. […]