CPPR in the News

November 22, 2021

Call to resume KSRTC’s premium bus services to suburbs

The KSRTC’s decision to deploy a bulk of air-conditioned low-floor buses as Bypass Rider services on the Thiruvananthapuram-Kozhikode route through the national highway and MC Road must not be at the cost of premium services it operated from the city […]
November 19, 2021

CPPR TOWNHALL on India’s Urban Water Crisis

Event Details Date & Time: November 18, 2021; 5:00pm to 6:00pm IST Topic: India’s Urban Water Crisis Platform: Zoom Speaker: Thomas Varghese, Researcher and Consultant, Sustainable Development, Kochi. Discussant: Dr. Suparana Katyaini, Assistant Professor, School of Livelihoods and Development, TATA […]
November 19, 2021

FATF’s scrutiny and what non-compliance means

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the global watchdog for anti-terrorist financing and anti-money laundering activities, set up by the G7 group of advanced economies to protect the global financial system, just concluded its October 2021 plenary session last month […]
November 19, 2021

The Link Between Internet Use and Global Warming

On December 12, 2015, the Paris Agreement, a legally binding international treaty on climate change, was brought into effect, with 196 parties resolving to ensure that the increase in global temperature would be no greater than 1.5º C. As of August […]
November 19, 2021

India and Vietnam should Explore Practical Maritime Cooperation through IPOI

Vietnam’s Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh is expected to visit India in the coming weeks. This will be his first visit after taking over as the Prime Minister; it will also be an opportunity to discuss with his counterpart Prime […]
November 18, 2021

Study on ‘India – U.S. Relations: Change, Continuity and Transformation’

The project comprises a series of webinars culminating in a two-day conference on the theme “India-US Relations: Change, Continuity and Transformation,” supported by the US Consulate-General in Chennai. The project shall aim to create an inclusive and conducive platform for […]
November 18, 2021

Short Exploratory Study on Business Opportunity for KTDFC in Transport Finance

CPPR was commissioned to do a short exploratory research on the business opportunity for Kerala Transport Development Financial Corporation (KTDFC) in transport finance. This study attempts to assess the past performance of KTDFC to suggest suitable changes in the organisational thinking […]
November 18, 2021

സർക്കാരിന്റേത് മായാലോകം; യുവാക്കളെ ഉള്ളികൃഷിക്ക് വിദേശത്ത് വിടുകയല്ല വേണ്ടത്

വായ്പയെടുക്കലാണ് കേരളത്തിന്റെ സമ്പദ്ഘടനയുടെ വളർച്ചയ്ക്കുള്ള മാർഗമെന്ന സമീപനമാണ് സംസ്ഥാന സർക്കാർ കഴിഞ്ഞ കാലങ്ങളിൽ സ്വീകരിച്ചിരുന്നത്. കോവിഡും പ്രകൃതി ദുരന്തങ്ങൾ പോലുള്ള തിരിച്ചടികളും അതിജീവിച്ച് ആഭ്യന്തര വരുമാനം വളർച്ചയുടെ പാതയിലേക്കു നീങ്ങുമെന്നും വായ്പയെടുക്കുന്ന സമീപനത്തിൽനിന്ന് പിന്മാറേണ്ടതില്ലെന്നുമുള്ള വാദമാണ് ഇതിനെ സാധൂകരിക്കുന്നതിനു വേണ്ടി സർക്കാർ നിരന്തരം ഉയർത്തിയിരുന്നത്. എന്നാൽ വർധിച്ച ഇന്ധന വില പ്രതിരോധിക്കുന്നതിനു നികുതി ഇളവു നൽകാൻ […]
November 17, 2021

CPPR Webinar Series on Political Crisis in Afghanistan

The year 2021 will be remembered for the political crisis in Afghanistan, as the nation fell like a pack of cards before the Taliban. The rapid collapse of the Afghan security forces and the Taliban’s seizure of power in Afghanistan […]
November 17, 2021

COVID-19 & Women Labour Force Participation Paradox in India

Introduction The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic is an unparalleled tragedy in human history which has already killed more than 3.7 million people and brought economies world over to near recession.  Covid-19 saw India’s GDP per capita taking a nosedive as unemployment […]
November 16, 2021

Ridership Peril- What more could Kochi Metro do?

As per the DPR of Phase 1 of the Kochi Metro (2011), the estimated ridership in 2020 was 4.68 lakh passengers/day. But this figure during the pre-Covid times was just around 65,000 to 1 lakh. Fare box revenue being one […]
November 16, 2021

COVID-19: A Hidden Opportunity to BRIDGE THE BRICS’ Gender Gap?

2021 marks the 13th anniversary of BRICS, a group of five developing nations across three continents that were expected to emerge as an attractive investment market and growth engine against a G-7 dominated world order. BRICS members are at different […]
November 15, 2021

സ്വയംനിയന്ത്രണമോ ബാഹ്യ(രാഷ്ട്ര)നിയന്ത്രണമോ നിങ്ങൾക്ക് തീരുമാനിക്കാം – Malayalam Audio Book

അറ്റ്ലസ് നെറ്റ്വർക്കിന്റെ സഹകരണത്തോടെ സെന്റർ ഫോർ പബ്ലിക് പോളിസി റിസർച്ച് തയ്യാറാക്കി പ്രസിദ്ധീകരിച്ച “സ്വയംനിയന്ത്രണമോ ബാഹ്യ(രാഷ്ട്ര)നിയന്ത്രണമോ നിങ്ങൾക്ക് തീരുമാനിക്കാം എന്നത്ടോം ജി. പാമർ ചിട്ടപ്പെടുത്തിയ “Self Control or State Control? You decide” എന്ന ഉപന്യാസ കൂട്ടായ്മയുടെ മലയാളം പരിഭാഷയാണ്. ഞാൻ ആരാണ്? എന്താണ് സ്വാതന്ത്ര്യം, അത് എങ്ങനെയാണ് സ്വായത്തമാക്കുന്നത്. ഒരു നല്ല ജീവിതം […]
November 15, 2021

Will pubs be a game changer in Kerala?

The Left government wanted to correct this lacuna and have proposed setting up pubs with wine parlours inside IT Parks. Will pubs be a game changer as far as investments are concerned? Without more information about government plans on pubs […]
November 13, 2021

U.S-India Trade Relations – To the next level

Date & Time: 10 November, 2021 at 5:00 PM Webinar: Discussion on U.S-India Trade Relations – To the next level. Proceeding’s report About the Event: The webinar was on US-India Trade Relations- to the next level which was jointly organized by CPPR […]