July 22, 2024

CPPR 20th Anniversary Programmes

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, […]
May 24, 2024


This study on anti-competitive practices in India’s affordable housing focuses on the effects of such practices in the construction industry on safe and affordable housing for the disadvantaged. It explores viable, market-driven solutions and advocates for more robust competition policies […]
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

May 2, 2024

Homestays and Abkari Policy 2023-24 in Kerala

Kerala ranks among the top 10 states in India, accounting for 4.02% of foreign tourist arrivals nationwide (Tourism Statistics 2022, Govt. of India). Tourism has been a significant contributor to Kerala’s economy for decades, generating revenue of Rs. 35,168.42 crore […]
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 […]
March 28, 2024

Policy Recommendations to Key Issues in Kerala’s Urbanisation

Urban spaces are essential elements of contemporary cities. As urban populations continue to grow, projections indicate a significant increase in the demand for urban spaces in the coming years. As per the UN projections, over two-thirds of the global population […]
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 9, 2024


The issue brief on Waste Management in Aluva Municipality delves into the pressing challenges faced by this urban administrative unit situated in Kerala. Through a combination of qualitative and quantitative research methods, the brief provides an insightful analysis of the […]
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 […]
January 23, 2024


This policy brief by CPPR’s Urban Fellows, Uma N. P. and Merlin Pattath, sheds light on the lack of menstrual health awareness among students. It stresses the responsibility of schools to provide education and support. Additionally, the study underscores the […]
January 12, 2024

Dimming Progress: Addressing Non-Functioning Streetlights in Nedumkandam Panchayat, Idukki, Kerala

The issue brief explores the challenges surrounding the inoperative street lights in Nedumkandam along Munnar – Kumily State Highway 19, spanning 600 metres from the VHSS junction to Casa Resto. The document delves into the implementation history, identifies the root […]