May 31, 2023


CPPR WEBINAR SERIES AND INITIATIVES ON INTRODUCTION & BACKGROUND The Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) proposes a series of webinars/ online interactions on ‘Energy’ with the scientific community, industry experts, academia, and think tank professionals, to come up with […]
May 27, 2023

EP 46 | Smart Ports and the Maritime Economy | #PolicybeyondPolitics

  This is the episode 46 of #PolicyBeyondPolitics podcast on ‘Smart Ports and Maritime Economy’. In this episode, Shilpa S, Associate -Research, CPPR is in conversation with Dr R P Pradhan, Professor, BITS Pilani, Goa. The International Seaport sector is […]
May 18, 2023

EP 45 | Decoding the Polls : Karnataka Elections 2023 | Part 2 #PolicyBeyondPolitics

  This episode is a continuation of Decoding the Polls episode recorded in April before the Karnataka elections dawned. The election has been called a celebration of the festival of democracy. The podcast discusses the Karnataka election results and its implication on […]
May 10, 2023


Project Brief Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR), Kochi aims to undertake a national level study to document the current practices of the bus transport system in the country. The study at the national level will look into the improvement […]
March 16, 2023

Indo-Pacific Vistas for India-Japan Relationship & Cooperation

The Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) is organizing and conducting the 2nd International Conference on India-Japan Relations on various thematic areas of Cooperation between India and Japan with the support of the Consulate-General of Japan, Chennai. The Conference shall be held […]
March 1, 2023

#EndEmploymentBias | Women & Jobs in Kerala’s Hospitality Industry: End Employment Bias

Due to the fact that the tourism and hospitality sector contributes 1.5 million jobs to Kerala, legal barriers that prevent women from working in the sector have an adverse effect on their economic freedom and right to equal status and […]
January 25, 2023

Easing The Legal Barriers for Employment of women in Factories in kerala

December 5, 2022

Video | Vikasarth 2022 | Session 3 | Industrialization and the Case of Educated Unemployed

The Session 3 of the Vikasarth Conversations by INET & Centre for Public Policy Research was held virtually on 17th November 2022 at 6:00 PM IST. The Session sought to provide an overview of trends, patterns, and reasons for the […]
October 13, 2022

Event Report | CPPR Webinar on Chinese Communist Party: 20th National Congress and its Implications

About the Event: On Thursday the 6th of October 2022 at 6pm,  CPPR held the webinar about the “Chinese Communist Party 20th National Congress and its implications” on Zoom. The session covered the leadership of Xi Jinping, the structure and […]
September 28, 2022

Video | Vikasarth 2022 | Session 2 | Emigration, Consumption Boom and the Service Economy of Kerala

Vikasarth 2022 | Thirty Years of Indian Economic Reforms: Assessing the Growth and Development of Kerala | Session 2: Emigration, Consumption Boom and the Service Economy with Professor K.P. Kannan and Dr. A.A. Erumban, moderated by Dr. Sumeetha Mokkil Maruthur. […]
July 25, 2022

Kerala draft rules on labour codes: Does it liberalise women’s economic opportunities?

Over the past several years, the female labour force participation in Kerala has improved but it still lags behind compared to men’s participation in the labour force. According to the Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) data in 2018-19, the labour […]
July 1, 2022

Workshop for Educators on Market and Liberal Economy

CPPR with the support of FNF South Asia is conducting a two-day residential workshop for the faculty members of Kerala’s institutions, colleges and universities on Market and Liberal Economy. The workshop will be an intensive training and knowledge dissemination program […]
June 27, 2022

Khadi artisans’ struggle for economic emancipation

Khadi, as Gandhi envisioned, promotes the philosophy of self-reliance and indigeneity. A fundamental feature of khadi production entailed a constructive development of rural sections via collective action- characterised by local sourcing, local production and selling. Today there is a marked […]
June 20, 2022

Outsourcing of security in the Solomon Islands: A historical  perspective

Among the many geopolitical issues that were transformed or exacerbated in different parts of the world by the COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing uncertainty, the current events in the South Pacific merits mention. Crises of multiple dimensions have been brewing […]
May 30, 2022

ഇന്ത്യ- ജപ്പാൻ സഹകരണം ശക്തമാക്കണം-കോൺസൽ ജനറൽ

News article on Japanese Consul General Taga Masayuki San visit to Centre for Public Policy Research, Kochi published in Mathrubhumi on May 27, 2022.