Centre for Urban Studies

November 21, 2013

Report on Nationalization of Inland Water Navigation

This paper deals with the Nationalization of Inland Water Transportation in Kerala. It takes a look into the major policy issues which have hampered the involvement of the private investors to participate in this sector. In Kerala however, the major […]
October 25, 2013

New set of don’ts too might fail motorists in Kochi, The Hindu, October 24th, 2013

The latest move to set additional restrictions for digging up freshly laid roads is unlikely to improve the condition of roads in the district if the effectiveness of prevailing mechanisms is anything to go by. The decision to set new […]
October 7, 2013

J.M Lyngdoh delivers 4th CPPR Quarterly Lecture on “Decriminalisation of Indian Electoral System”

The CPPR 4th Quarterly Lecture Series was organized by Centre for Public Policy Research, supported by South Indian Bank on Friday, 4th of October at Grand Hotel, M.G. Road, Kochi. The keynote address on the topic “Decriminalisation of Indian Electoral […]
September 12, 2013

Study on Autorickshaws and Paratransit systems in Chennai

The Study on Autorikshaw and Para-transit system in Chennai was conducted by M/s Civitas Urban Solutions for City Connect Foundation, Chennai. CPPR provided research input for the study.
September 12, 2013

Time to Step Up, I Lead India, Times of India

    Times of India, I Lead India, September 11th, 2013  
September 9, 2013

CPPR Centre for Comparative Studies in India launched

Dr Chandra Ranade, Adjunct Faculty of Virginia International University launched the CPPR Centre for Comparative Studies in India (CIS) in Kochi on September 6th. On the occasion of the formal launch of CPPR-Centre for Comparative Studies in India, the keynote […]
September 4, 2013

Ms Susan Zielinski, MD, SMART, Michigan University launches CPPR Urban Centre

Ms Susan Zielinski, MD, SMART, Michigan University launches CPPR Centre for Urban Studies  on September 2nd, 2013 in Kochi, Kerala. Through the focus study centre, CPPR offers to provide a strong solution base with a key emphasize on the mobility that influences […]
August 30, 2013

Public transport system calls for a new roadmap, The Hindu

Public transport system calls for a new roadmap, The Hindu, 28th August 2013   As the district gears up to observe yet another edition of Bus Day on Thursday, debate is on as to how far these ritualistic observations go […]
August 29, 2013

CPPR partner’s with Jeevika, Livelihood Documentary Film Festival

CPPR is the supporting partner of Jeevika, Livelihood Documentary Film Festival 2013 to be held in Delhi at Indian Habitat Centre from 29th August to September 1st. For more details click on to http://jeevika.org/festival/partner/ Organised by Centre for Civil Society (CCS) aims, […]
August 20, 2013

CPPR Centre for Strategic Studies launched

CPPR Centre for Strategic Studies was launched on 16th August 2013 by Prof K.C Abraham, Academic Director, CPPR. During the launch, Dr D. Dhanuraj, Chairman, CPPR mentioned the need for a focused research approach so as to identify and resolve […]
August 19, 2013

‘U.S.-ASEAN ties crucial’, The Hindu

‘U.S.-ASEAN ties crucial’, The Hindu, 19th, August, 2013 http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-kerala/usasean-ties-crucial/article5037088.ece Ernest Bower, Senior Advisor and Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies, Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Washington D.C., spoke about pitfalls in U.S.A’s post-Cold War strategies and more at […]
August 9, 2013

Sovereignty and Counter-terrorism

By Ms Elizabeth Dominic* Maintenance of the Sovereignty of a nation and the measures implemented to combat terrorism, in today’s scenario, are often getting into the way of each other. With the advent of the nuclear weapons that can destroy […]
August 1, 2013

Launch of CPPR Centre for Strategic Studies

    CPPR will be launching its Focus Study Centre in the realm of Security and Strategy; The Centre for Strategic Studies on August 16th in Kochi. The launch will be marked by a lecture entitled, ‘Prospects of ASEAN in […]
July 12, 2013

How to Plan a City – Lessons learnt from Jane Jacobs

* By Merin Peter “Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.” Planning and developing a city can be a tedious task.  There are different ways to plan a […]
June 27, 2013

AFSPA: A struggle worth living for?

 By Sonakshi Gupta*  Having refused food and water for over 500 weeks now, Irom C. Sharmila is currently under trial for attempt to suicide.  Being tried for a crime that was never committed, even though every fiber of Sharmila’s being […]