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August 16, 2023

വിദ്യാർത്ഥി കൺസെഷൻ നൽകാം ബസുടമകളെ സമ്മർദ്ദത്തിലാക്കാതെ

കേരളത്തിന്റെ ക്ഷേമപരിപാടികളിൽ പ്രധാനമായ പദ്ധതിയാണ് വിദ്യാർത്ഥികൾക്കുള്ള ടിക്കറ്റ് കൺസെഷൻ. 1963ലാണ് നിലവിൽ വന്നത്. വളരെ കുറച്ച് വിദ്യാഭ്യാസ സ്ഥാപനങ്ങൾ മാത്രമേ അന്നുണ്ടായി​രുന്നുള്ളൂ. ദൂരെക്കൂടുതൽ കാരണം സ്‌കൂളുകളിൽ എത്താൻ കഴിയാത്ത വിദ്യാർത്ഥികൾക്ക് പദ്ധതി​ ആശ്വാസമായി​. അന്ന് മുതൽ വിദ്യാർത്ഥികൾക്ക് സബ്‌സിഡി നിരക്കിൽ യാത്രാക്കൂലി വാഗ്ദാനം ചെയ്തത് സ്വകാര്യ ബസ് ഓപ്പറേറ്റർമാരാണ്. സർക്കാരായിരുന്നില്ല. എന്നാൽ, സംസ്ഥാനത്തിന്റെ ക്ഷേമത്തിലും വികസനത്തിലും […]
August 16, 2023

Reanalysing the Student Concession in Kerala

The development model of Kerala emphasises a welfare state, however, there is a lack of adequate documentation recognising the participation of private players in the welfare and development of the State. The public transport sector of Kerala has turned a […]
August 16, 2023

Women’s Empowerment in the Bartending Industry in Kerala: A Call for Action

In the bustling world of bartending, where creativity and hospitality intertwine, there exists a realm of untapped potential for women in Kerala, India. However, the path to women’s empowerment in this sector is marred by invisible barriers and overlooked opportunities. […]
August 16, 2023

Building India’s First Seaweed Marketplace: The Algae Store

Seaweed (macroalgae) refers to marine algae found in oceans and seas, exhibiting diverse physical and physiological characteristics while holding significant ecological importance. Seaweeds have wide-ranging applications in industries such as agriculture, cosmetics, food, pharmaceuticals, energy and packaging. In India, there […]
August 9, 2023

The Unsolved Questions in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code

Since its enactment seven years ago, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016 has encountered several unresolved issues that have impacted its effectiveness in achieving the intended objectives. The primary aim of introducing the IBC in 2016 was to streamline the […]
August 8, 2023

Twin Crises Affecting Israel

For the past several months, Israel has been beset by massive protests by thousands of Israeli citizens against the judicial reforms initiated by the right-religious coalition government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The present government is the most right-wing government […]
August 8, 2023

Enhancing Knowledge Partnerships, Financial Mechanisms and G20 Leadership for a Thriving Blue Economy

There is immense traction in the blue economy to figure on the agenda of the G20—an international forum focused on reviving international trade and the global market in a post-pandemic world. As the G20’s focus has shifted from business-as-usual models […]
August 8, 2023

Enhanced Engagement: India-USA Collaboration Prospects After PM Modi’s State Visit

The state visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the United States in June 2023 has been instrumental in expediting the growth and development of the bilateral relationship between India and the United States. The event in question exerted a […]
August 4, 2023

Comment on Kerala State Government’s Draft Route Nationalisation Scheme Published on May 17, 2023

The Kerala State Transport Department’s recent draft scheme notification dated May 17, 2023, to nationalise a critical route in Vypin, Kerala, disregarded the need for Vypin commuters. Although the draft notification states that the scheme aims to alleviate the lack of public […]
August 4, 2023

Unlocking the Potential: The Role of Teachers in Integrating EdTech for Enhanced Learning Experiences

In recent years, Education Technology (EdTech) has witnessed remarkable growth. With the Indian EdTech market contributing 6% to the global EdTech market, it is projected to reach a value of $10 billion by 2025, at a compound annual growth rate […]
August 4, 2023

Stop-gap Measures to be Prioritised for Female Labour Reforms

The Central Government’s formulation of the four Labour Codes in 2020 received much fanfare and was touted to herald major reforms in Indian labour laws. Three long years have passed, and it is yet to be implemented. A section of […]
August 4, 2023

Employment of Women in Bartending: State-wise Analysis of Legal Barriers

Women across the world still have difficulty finding employment and obtaining equal access to the global workforce. Legal barriers to the employment of women have been one of the biggest reasons why women are less likely to enter the labour […]
August 4, 2023

CPPR Dialogue|India – Sri Lanka Relations: 75 Years of Diplomatic Engagement|Amb. Jayanath Colombage

India and Sri Lanka share a long-standing relationship that dates back to 2,500 years encompassing intellectual, cultural, religious, and linguistic exchanges. Sri Lankan President H.E. Ranil Wickremesinghe visited India on 21 July 2023, which coincided with the celebration of 75 […]
July 27, 2023

EP 54 | Participatory Planning in Public Transport | #PolicyBeyondPolitics

The involvement and participation of citizens and stakeholders in the sustainable urban mobility planning process is necessary in order to obtain public legitimacy and create a plan that satisfies the mobility needs of people. With the adoption of new Information […]
July 25, 2023

EP 53 | The NATO Vilnius Summit 2023: Charting the Path Ahead | #PolicyBeyondPolitics

The momentous NATO Summit held in Vilnius, Lithuania this year also known as the summit for implementation, resulted in a comprehensive 90-point joint communiqué. With a wealth of significant announcements, it is essential to analyze the major achievements as well […]