October 6, 2017 CIPS

Elphinstone Station Stampede – A Needless Disaster The stampede at Elphinstone Road railway station in Mumbai turned a daily routine for hundreds of commuters into a nightmare. The bridge, which connects Elphinstone and Parel stations, is usually crowded during rush hours but it was more so on Friday morning after people huddled to take cover […]

July 18, 2017 CIPS

Migration to GST – A classic example of change management Goods and Services Tax (GST), one of the biggest reforms of independent India, has been rolled out from July 1, 2017. After being subject to months of discussions, the GST has finally seen the daylight as the concept of “one nation, one tax”. Since the […]

July 5, 2017 CIPS

We seek your Innovative Ideas on risk posed by open borewells Last week those of us who read the newspaper woke up with bated breath to catch up on the latest on the infant who had fallen into a well. In spite of intense efforts on the part of the state machinery assisted by the […]

May 9, 2017 CIPS

Reorientation and Capacity Building Program for District HoDs/Officers of Karimnagar and Rajanna Sircilla in the context of Telangana In the wake of the reorganization of districts in the State of Telangana, the State Government in collaboration with Dr. Marri Chenna Reddy Human Resources Development (MCRHRD) Institute took a lead in reorienting and capacity building the […]

May 8, 2017 CIPS

A Note on CIPS research team’s visit to Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) – A home for 25,000 indigenous children Centre for Innovations in Public Systems (CIPS) in its endeavor to design a model school for tribal children in the State of Andhra Pradesh had chosen Kalinga institute of Social Sciences (KISS), Bhubaneswar for […]

May 1, 2017 CIPS

Token System in Kukatpally Rythu Bazaar (Farmers’ Market) Due to demonetization of Rs. 500/- and Rs. 1000/- currency in India, the business activities in vegetable markets had been badly affected and the activities in Rythu Bazar had come to a halt. As a result of currency shortage, the buyers were facing severe hardship in obtaining […]

May 1, 2017 CIPS

What is Innovation? As per the Oxford Dictionary Innovation means “The action or process of innovating (or) A new method, idea, product, etc”. What is innovation in Public Systems Innovation is the introduction of new and improved ways of doing things. An intentional introduction and application of ideas, processes, products, technology, services or procedures that […]