September 22, 2023

Embracing the Decentralised Approach: The Role of Aerobic Bins in Waste Management

By Amal ChandraCPPR YLF Fellow 2023Urban centres worldwide are grappling with the challenge of managing increasing volumes of waste generated by growing populations. In this pursuit, innovative and sustainable waste management solutions are essential. One such solution that has gained […]
September 20, 2023


“The CPPR Idea Lab is poised to become a global leader in policymaking by incorporating  the best of science, the humanities, and technology.” An interdisciplinary lab that harnesses the potential of digital technologies, the application of physical sciences, and an […]
September 20, 2023

അശാസ്ത്രീയ മാലിന്യസംസ്കരണം മത്സ്യബന്ധന മേഖലയെ പ്രതിസന്ധിയിലാക്കുമ്പോൾ

പലവിധത്തിലുള്ള ദുരിതത്താൽ ബുദ്ധിമുട്ടുന്നവരാണ് വൈപ്പിൻ ദ്വീപുനിവാസികൾ. അക്കൂട്ടത്തിൽ ഏറ്റവും പ്രധാനമായ ഒന്നാണ് വൈപ്പിനിലെ അശാസ്ത്രീയമായ മാലിന്യ സംസ്കരണം. വൈപ്പിനിലെ മത്സ്യബന്ധനമേഖല നേരിടുന്ന പ്രതിസന്ധികളിൽ പ്രധാനപ്പെട്ട ഒന്നാണിത്. മീൻ പിടിക്കാൻ വലയിടുമ്പോൾ പലപ്പോഴും പ്ലാസ്റ്റിക് ഉൾപ്പെടെയുള്ള മാലിന്യമാണ് കിട്ടാറുള്ളതെന്ന് തൊഴിലാളികൾ പറയുന്നു. ഇത് തങ്ങളുടെ സമയം പാഴാക്കുന്നു. പലപ്പോഴും ബോട്ടിന്റെ എഞ്ചിൻ കേടാകുവാനും, വല കീറുവാനും വരെ […]
September 19, 2023

KSRTC and Private Bus Competition in the Public Transport Sector of Kerala|D Dhanuraj|CPPR|All India Radio

In the third episode of ‘Policy Beyond Borders,’ Mimrah Abdul Gafoor, Maldivian Political Analyst and Neelima A, Research Associate at CPPR, delve into the analysis of the 2023 Presidential Election of Maldives which has gone into a runoff on 30th […]
September 19, 2023

India Energy Samvad Dialogue 5 | Solar Energy Infrastructure: Navigating the Evolution and Trends

Energy infrastructure is the intricate framework that powers a nation’s growth, encompassing an array of technologies, policies, and networks that enable energy generation, distribution, and consumption. India’s energy landscape is representative of economic, environmental, and political priorities within this dynamic […]
September 19, 2023

Podcast EP 3 | Policy Beyond Borders | Maldivelection ’23 : Geopolitical Implications

In the third episode of ‘Policy Beyond Borders,’ Mimrah Abdul Gafoor, Maldivian Political Analyst and Neelima A, Research Associate at CPPR, delve into the analysis of the 2023 Presidential Election of Maldives which has gone into a runoff on 30th […]
September 19, 2023

CPPR Dialogue | BRICSonomics Encapsulating Economics Decisions by the 5 countries

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine conflict, the 15th BRICS Summit convened in Johannesburg, South Africa, carrying substantial expectations. In this Dialogue, Dr N R Bhanumurthy, Vice Chancellor of B R Ambedkar School of Economics University, […]
September 19, 2023

CPPR Dialogue | India-Australia Relations: Examining the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership

Indo-Pacific is emerging as a crucial geopolitical hotspot due to its economic and strategic significance in today’s international politics. The Indo-Pacific region is a growing priority for India and Australia as emphasised in their respective national strategies due to the […]
September 18, 2023

Empowering Student Unions in Indian Education: Challenges and Opportunities for Democratic Participation

Indian students’ role in politics goes back to the freedom struggle, where students emerged as trailblazers in the Swadeshi Movement, leading picketing campaigns against foreign goods to ignite a spirit of economic self-reliance and national pride. After independence, the activism […]
September 15, 2023

India’s PM-eBus Sewa Scheme and the Path to Net Zero

With the approval of the “PM-eBus Sewa” bus scheme for augmenting city bus operations by the Union Cabinet, India’s path towards achieving its net zero targets by 2070 is lauded by many. The scheme would have an estimated cost of […]
September 15, 2023

Decriminalisation of Doing Business in Kerala

Project Brief Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR), Kochi, aims to undertake a state level study to identify and assess the imprisonment clauses in the rules and regulations governing the Ease of Doing Business in Kerala. The State of Kerala, […]
September 14, 2023

Concerns raised over KSRTC terminal plan at Vyttila Mobility Hub

D Dhanuraj, Chairman of CPPR, comments on the news ‘Concerns raised over KSRTC terminal plan at Vyttila mobility hub’. The news was published in Times of India (06-09-2023) Kochi: Experts have raised concerns over the plan to set up a […]
September 9, 2023

Shifting Political Tides in the Maldives: Implications for India

The upcoming Maldives Presidential election holds historical significance as it features seven candidates vying to challenge incumbent President Ibrahim Mohammed Solih. The presence of former President Abdulla Yameen, who is advocating for an India-out campaign while aligning with China, adds […]
August 26, 2023

The SCO’s Expansion Through Iran’s Membership

In a significant move aimed at further enhancing its scope and influence, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) has extended its membership to accommodate a new entrant. Iran, a long-standing observer of the organisation since 2005, has now crossed a significant […]
August 25, 2023

The News Click Saga – The Global Propaganda Game Of China

The New York Times has recently brought out a sensational investigative story on global Chinese propaganda and the interlinkages of a network of activists’-groups, non-profit organisations, and shell companies in such operations. At the heart of this network is an […]