January 19, 2015

Assessing Impact of NITI Ayog Vs Planning Commission

By Devi Prasad IES* NITI Ayog is  a Government Think Tank. As such the depth, spread, durability and the  scope of its influence on public policy differs from that of the other Think Tanks. Its mandate is much wider than that of Korean […]
January 8, 2015

Applications Open for CPPR-ATLAS Policy School

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) and Atlas Leadership Academy invites applications for its prestigious global event, the CPPR-Atlas Policy School 2015. The Policy School offers aspiring researchers a two-week intensive training in methods of Public Policy Research, at Cochin, […]
July 9, 2014

CPPR- Study India Programme (SIP)

Study India Program (SIP) “Know India at the Apt Moment in History”   Introducing India                                                      The discourse on India is spread across a spectrum of activities. This is a country which accommodate more than one-sixth of the world population, which […]
July 9, 2014

CPPR – Through Ten Years

It was struggle and composure, simultaneously evading each and every moment and during all these years ,that took CPPR to what it is now. As an organization, as a platform for engaging the youth, as a promoter of critically significant […]
July 7, 2014

Join Us for celebrating our 10th Anniversary!!

  Its time for Celebrations; unique and important; as Centre for Public Policy Research has crossed a milestone:- 10 years!! In this joyous occasion we are here to celebrate it with you- our well wishers. We believe that our achievements […]
July 2, 2014

What should be the State’s stand vis-à-vis the alcohol industry in India?

The growing debate around liquor consumption in Kerala following the delay in issuing the Abkari policy statement in 2014 provides suitable grounds to discuss several important issues surrounding liquor production and consumption in India. A discussion is essential as liquor […]
June 12, 2014

“Indian scientists call for commitment to science” Chemistry World

11 June 2014  Dinsa Sachan India may have dispatched a mission to Mars recently, but not a single Indian citizen has won a Nobel prize in a science-related category since the country gained independence in 1947. As a new government […]
June 5, 2014

Planting saplings: Does our Environment Day start and end there???

Today, as I entered the main road, a rally of school children welcomed me. They were all having umbrellas decorated with leaves of various trees.  This was how; they celebrated the World Environment Day (WED). Yesterday onwards, there are advertisements […]
June 4, 2014

Catalyst of social transformation, Deccan Chronicle

” India is a heterogeneous society of unfulfilled dreams. Only a citizen based approach would solve the issues” Says Dr. D Dhanuraj in a feature published by Deccan Chronicle , one of the leading news paper. The philosophy of CPPR, […]
January 28, 2014

CPPR-ATLAS Winter School 2014 on Public Policy Research Methods concludes

“This was a great human and research experience “quoted one of the research participants at the recently concluded CPPR -ATLAS Winter School 2014. Indeed,the much awaited third edition of CPPR –ATLAS Winter School 2014: Public Policy Research Methods was overwhelmed […]
January 16, 2014

Winter School 2014: Week 1 Updates

Winter School 2014 commenced with the Inaugural function on 10th January. Dr D. Dhanuraj, Chairman of CPPR welcomed the 12 participants from 11 countries to Kochi for attending the CPPR-Atlas Winter School on Public Policy Research Methods. The Keynote address […]
July 23, 2013

The National Investigation Agency and the Enrica Lexie case

by Ravishankar. M* The National Investigation Agency (NIA) was established by the NIA Act which was passed by the Indian Parliament in 2008. It is envisaged as an agency “to investigate and prosecute offences affecting the sovereignty, security and integrity […]
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 14, 2013

Universal Healthcare Coverage in India

 By Anaita Singh* Why Healthcare, at all?  “If it were possible to evaluate the loss, which this country annually suffers through the avoidable waste of valuable human material and the lowering of human efficiency through malnutrition and preventable morbidity, we […]
June 10, 2013

Can Inflation Index Bonds replace gold as a safe investment….???

India is the world’s largest consumer of gold, accounting for some 20 percent of the world’s demand. In India gold is historically and culturally tied to the concepts of wealth and prosperity. The demand for gold has been increasing drastically in […]