July 18, 2024

Easing the Regulatory Ecosystem of School Education in India

In India, education is a subject in the concurrent list of the seventh schedule of the Indian Constitution and thus, school education falls under the jurisdiction of both the Union and State governments. At the central level, the Right to […]
July 18, 2024

MobiliseHER: Empowering Gender-Responsive Mobility Systems in Indian Cities

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR), Kochi, in its efforts to implement gender responsive mobility, has locally partnered with Centre for Heritage, Environment and Development (C-HED), Kochi, for the project ‘MobiliseHER’, funded by EuropeAid and implemented by the Urban Electric […]
July 18, 2024

Indian Coastal Think Tank Network: Addressing Traditional and Non-traditional Challenges in the Indian Ocean Region from Regional and National Perspectives

The Indian Ocean Region (IOR) is an arena of great geopolitical and geoeconomic importance for India and the rest of the nations in the Indo-Pacific. This region boasts the presence of many regional organisations, such as the QUAD, AUKUS, IORA, […]
May 20, 2024

Strengthening Institutional Mechanisms Combating Gender Based Violence

According to UN Women, gender-based violence refers to “harmful acts directed at an individual or a group of individuals based on their gender. It is rooted in gender inequality, the abuse of power and harmful norms”. In 2021, the World […]
April 11, 2024

 CPPR Decoding the Polls

Decoding Indian National and State Elections 2024 “Decoding the Polls” is an enlightening endeavour crafted by the Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) to provide a holistic understanding of the Indian electoral process.  From in-depth articles to thought-provoking podcasts and […]
February 16, 2024

Girl Student Migration from Kerala: Beyond Academic and Economic Opportunities

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR), Kochi, has developed a survey questionnaire as part of an academic research project on the topic “Girl Student Migration from Kerala: Beyond Academic and Economic Opportunities.” The study primarily aims to fill the gap in […]
November 10, 2023

Easing Liquor Regulations for Homestays in Kerala

Homestays in Kerala Kerala is one of the major tourist destinations in India, with tourism constituting more than 10% of the state’s total GDP. In 2022, Kerala witnessed an inflow of 1.88 crore domestic tourists and 3.45 lakh foreign tourists. […]
September 13, 2023

Decriminalisation of Doing Business in Kerala

May 31, 2023

India Energy Samvad 

CPPR WEBINAR SERIES AND INITIATIVES ON INTRODUCTION & BACKGROUND The Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) proposes a series of webinars/ online interactions on ‘Energy’ with the scientific community, industry experts, academia, and think tank professionals, to come up with […]
May 10, 2023

Role Of Markets In Indian Road Transport System

March 1, 2023

#EndEmploymentBias | Women & Jobs in Kerala’s Hospitality Industry: End Employment Bias

Due to the fact that the tourism and hospitality sector contributes 1.5 million jobs to Kerala, legal barriers that prevent women from working in the sector have an adverse effect on their economic freedom and right to equal status and […]
November 30, 2021

#EndEmploymentBias | Easing Barriers for Women to get Employed in Factories of Kerala

India fares poorly in terms of the female workforce participation rate, ranking 145th in the world. For Kerala, the southernmost federal state, the anachronistic labour laws including the Factories Act, 1948, and the Kerala Factories Rules, 1957, contain archaic provisions, […]
August 9, 2017

A Progressive Act, Say Shop and Establishment Owners

While the discourse on the Model Shops and Establishments Act is gathering momentum among shop and commercial establishment owners in Kerala, Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) is conducting discussions throughout Kerala to ensure dissemination of information and public participation. […]
August 9, 2017

Discussion Forum on Shops & Establishments Act in Thiruvananthapuram

Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) conducted a discussion forum on the Model Shops and Establishments Act with the members of the Trivandrum Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TCCI) at the Chamber building in Thiruvananthapuram on August 2, 2017. The […]