Videos

October 21, 2021

CPPR Webinar on Afghanistan Political Crisis: Regional & Global Implications

Event Details: Organised by: Centre for Public Policy Research, Kochi. Date & Time: October 19, 2021 at 05:00 PM Webinar: Afghanistan Political Crisis: Regional & Global implications Proceedings Report Speakers: Dr. C. Christine Fair, Professor, Peace, and Security Studies Program […]
October 14, 2021

Citizen Centricity through E-Governance Initiatives

Goutham K A (Project Associate), Praseeda Mukundan (Senior Associate, Research) – CPPR Krishnakumar Thiagarajan (VP- Special Projects), P R Krishnamoorthy (VP- Delivery) – eGovernments Foundation Through the historic win in the Kerala Assembly elections, the LDF government is all set […]
October 7, 2021

UP Population (Control, Stabilization, and Welfare) Bill, 2021- a better or a bitter pill to swallow!

This article is co-authored by CPPR Intern Yashasvi Pandit. The Law Commission of the state of Uttar Pradesh has come up with the highly debated and contentious draft of the Uttar Pradesh (Control, Stabilization, and Welfare) Bill, 2021.[1] The Bill […]
September 24, 2021

Will the ‘semi-cadre’ structure help the Congress in Kerala?

The adage that failures can teach many lessons seems quite true for the Congress party in Kerala. After facing a massive defeat in the assembly elections in April, the state unit took some time to come out of shock. But […]
September 13, 2021

Implementing NEP: Charting Kerala’s Educational Goals 2025

In our latest podcast, CPPR Special Advisor, Dr Shakila Shamsu talks about the New Education Policy and Charting Kerala’s Educational Goals . Dr Shakila Shamsu is a  former OSD (New Education Policy) in the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of […]
July 8, 2021

Kitex controversy is a sign Kerala is yet to shake off its anti-industry image

The apathy towards business and investments in Kerala is once again in the limelight with the recent remarks by Sabu M Jacob, Chairman of Kitex Garments. Kitex is a leading garments manufacturer with a significant export market share in the […]
June 25, 2021

Envisioning Kerala’s Knowledge Economy

In this episode of CPPR’s Policy Beyond Politics Podcast, Akanksha Borawake, Associate, Research at CPPR and Dr. Shakila Shamsu, formerly OSD (New Education Policy) in the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education (MoE), discuss Kerala Government’s Knowledge Economy mission. […]
June 8, 2021

Himalayan tasks in a post-pandemic Kerala

When we talk about the kind of challenges that Kerala is going to face post -pandemic, it can be differentiated into health, economic, and social. Vaccinating the entire population of Kerala is bound to be a major hurdle. Now, Kerala […]
April 25, 2021

What Oxygen Surplus Kerala Tells Us

Kerala government has been hailed time and again for its various policies during COVID pandemic. The latest instance is for being the only state with a surplus of oxygen compared to other Indian states. The medical oxygen stock in Kerala […]
December 4, 2020

Private Buses: A Major Mode of Public Transportation in Kerala

Private buses have played a very crucial role in the social and economic development of Kerala. The State had, in the past, a unique and enterprising model in providing public transport services. But unfavourable policy decisions taken by the government […]
October 22, 2020

A Model to Understand State Action and Individual Responses during COVID-19 Pandemic

A major learning from the spread of COVID-19 in Kerala has been that the State restrictions have only ‘delayed’ the spread of the disease but were unable to ‘stop’ its spread. Was there a single best response scenario which would […]
July 15, 2020

The Bullion Bust: A Baggage too Heavy?

Gazi Hassan Last week, a consignment addressed to the UAE Consulate in Thiruvananthapuram came under suspicion and was stopped by the Customs officials of the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport and seized 30 kg of gold being smuggled from the UAE. The […]
June 26, 2020

Private Bus Operations in Kerala: Challenges and Way Ahead

The Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) hosted a live discussion on “Private Bus Operations in Kerala: Challenges and Way Ahead” on June 17, 2020. Mr Gokuldas (State Secretary, Kerala Bus Transport Association), Mr KM Nawas (Ernakulam District Secretary, Kerala […]
May 25, 2020

Small-scale fishers thrive under new pricing system

A study done by CPPR titled ‘Empowerment of Kerala’s fishermen: Need for change in the role of Matsyafed’ by Sara John and Nimmish Sany quoted in a news article published in The Times of India Harbour management societies floated to […]
May 25, 2020

The Gulf Boomerang: India’s Biggest Reverse Migration From A World Devastated By COVID-19

CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments in cover story published in the Outlook magazine on the stories about the return of lakhs of Non-Resident Keralites from the Middle-East only to stare at an uncertain future. He comments “Despite its love […]