CPPR in the News

April 1, 2013

Patrons desert KSRTC’s ladies’ only service in Kochi, The Hindu

  The Hindu 01 Apr 2013 Even as the Union government thinks over introducing a bus services exclusively for women in major cities, a sole ladies’ only service being operated by the KSRTC has become a liability to it. The […]
March 28, 2013

French Intervention in Mali: Emerging trends in France’s Africa policy!

By Chacko Philip* “France will stay in Mali as long as necessary” declared French President Francois Hollande on 2 February 2013 at Bamako, capital of Mali, during his one-day visit to the country. He arrived here after the French-led military […]
March 27, 2013

Jurisdictional and Immunity Issues in the Story of Enrica Lexie :A case of Shoot & Scoot turns around!

By Harisankar K S* The Enrica Lexie incident has caused ripples not only in the political and diplomatic circles but also generated debates in the international legal community. The following discussion tries to bring in certain important developments in the […]
March 23, 2013

CPPR Invites Applications for Introductory Course on Social Science Research Methods

   Any person who is concerned about changing the existing system or willing to bring about new discoveries or inventions can make research as a tool to attain their target. Research is not all about gathering information & not necessarily […]
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 16, 2013

University of Michigan SMART initiative invites application for SMART MobiPrize 2013

SMART Mobility Enterprize (the “Mobi”) is an award honoring entrepreneurial ventures that are changing the world – helping to improve the quality of life and revitalize the environment and economy of communities and regions through sustainable transportation (New Mobility). It […]
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

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 8, 2013

Kerala Budget 2013 – An Open Letter to FM

Dear Minister, History reckons with you for the most number of Budget presented in the world. You are an experienced craftsman presenting the budget in a mercurial way. Your experience in politics and administration are un parallel and presents a […]
March 8, 2013

Watch T.P Sreenivasan, Former Ambassador speak at Winter School 2013

Watch T.P Sreenivasan, Former Ambassador speak at Winter School 2013 http://www.youtube.com/user/CPPRIndia#play/uploads/4/zgbH8eHoX1M Mr T P Sreenivasan, Vice Chairman of Kerala Higher Education Council and Advisor to CPPR inaugurated Winter School 2013: Public Policy Research Methods. Mr Sreenivasan was delivering the key […]
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 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 […]