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July 17, 2013

Dr Chandra Ranade,Virginia International University to launch CPPR Centre for Comparative Studies in India

Dr Chandra Ranade,Virginia International University will launch The “CPPR Centre for Comparative Studies in India“ at Kochi on September 6th, 2013 at 4 pm at Bharat Hotel (BTH), Kochi, Kerala. He will also deliver lecture on “Various Indicators of Economic Development at State Level […]
July 16, 2013

Transport still a problem for IT hub, Times of India

  Times of India, 16th July 2013 KOCHI: Despite the efforts of various agencies, alternative transport initiatives like carpooling and Bus Day have failed due to certain shortcomings and coordination issues. Both ideas were promoted to encourage public transport and […]
June 27, 2013

Call for Applications for CPPR-ATLAS Winter School 2014

CPPR has closed applications for its prestigious global programme, the CPPR-ATLAS Winter School on Public Policy Research Methods scheduled in the month of January 2014.   CPPR-Atlas Winter School 2014 is a unique global programme aimed at researchers exposing them […]
June 6, 2013

‘Start’ing Up Entrepreneurship

By Mary Honey* Reducing youth unemployment is one of the major challenges facing most governments in the world for decades to come. With an estimated 88 million young women and men worldwide are unemployed. According to a recent study conducted […]
May 31, 2013

CPPR Introductory Course on Social Science Research Methods

Good researchers at all times can impact upon the decision making bodies and one can be proud in bringing changes in society with their researches! To initiate this change, vibrant 14 participants from various parts of India, specifically from Kerala […]
May 20, 2013

Civic body to entrust CPPR to study introduction of share auto’s

Civic body to conduct study on share autos  TIMES NEWS NETWORK, 17/05/2013  Kochi: Kochi corporation has decided to conduct a preliminary study on the possibilities of introducing share autos in the city. The study will focus on routes,auto fare and […]
May 9, 2013

Paratransit (Share auto)Study in Chennai

Executive Summary of Para-transit Study (Share auto and Maxi Cabs) in City of Chennai, India Chennai economy has been successful in enhancing the well-being of the state and its people.Most recent is the transformation to information based, knowledge-driven economy has […]
April 24, 2013

Popularising pool Taxis, The Hindu

Report on Share Auto/Share Taxi in The Hindu, 24th April, 2013 http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Kochi/panel-elicits-publics-views-on-introducing-share-taxis-in-city/article4648023.ece Four-wheeler share taxis will slowly replace noisy and polluting autorickshaws that offer a bumpy ride, if all goes well with the proposal to introduce share taxis in the […]
April 24, 2013

Flyover’s shall be built simultaneously, says D.Dhanuraj, The Hindu

The Hindu Report: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Kochi/busiest-junction-bypassed-for-flyover/article4627688.ece How did Edappally beat Vyttila in the race for a flyover despite being the busiest junction in the city?   The Cabinet approval for a flyover at Edappally at Rs 180 crore on Wednesday, ahead of Vyttila, […]
April 22, 2013

Labhaprabha –The Illusion???

  By Mary Honey* I am not a typical cynic who always opposes new government initiates by providing false and useless statements. But sometimes I have raised questions to get a clear cut answer. I was wondering the durability of […]
April 20, 2013

Interaction with Meera Sanyal, Former Country Head of RBS

Meera Sanyal, Former Country Executive of Royal Bank of Scotland visits CPPR after resigning from the post to actively engage in politics and public policy process. CPPR is proud to host her at Kochi on April 26th where she will interact with […]
April 17, 2013

CPPR Quarterly Lecture Series- Prof. Madhav Gadgil

  The third CPPR Quarterly lecture series based on “Science, Democracy and Ecology” was held on 15th April 2013 at Kochi, Kerala .The occasion was illuminated by the presence of Prof. Madhav Gadgil, renowned Scientist who prepared Report on Western […]
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 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 27, 2013

A welfare statement called Kerala Budget 2013

By D.Dhanuraj These days, budget discussions are one of the media favourites, especially for the visual media because of its ability for creating a buzz easily across the various segments of the society. Kerala Budget 2013 is the latest one […]
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