Completed Projects

Project Title

Ambedkar and Dalit Empowerment

Social Justice Philanthropy: Role of Funding Agencies-Part-I

Dalit Leadership in Panchayats: A Comparative Study of Four States

Social Justice Philanthropy: Role of Funding Agencies-Part-II (Dalit NGO-Strategies and Approaches)

Supporting Civil Society in Good Governance and Building Second Line in Leadership

Dalit Biographies: Biography of Babu Manguram (In Hindi & Punjabi)

Sankar Bhivsan Chavhan: Sansharsh Evam Andolan ki Yatra (Hindi & Marathi)

Socio-Economic Background of MLAs and MPs from 16 Major States of India

In the Footsteps of Ambedkar: Mobility, Identity and Dalit Initiatives for Change

Thoughts of Ambedkar on Reorganisation of States and Contemporary Relevance

Dalit Leadership: A Scoping Study

Autobiography of an Eminent Dalit Activist

Ambedkar on Democracy

Ambedkar and Caste and Untouchability

Marginalization in Social Schemes: A study among the migrant workers in construction sector in Delhi

Reservation Policy in Education and Employment: Impact on Group Mobility

Review of Policies and Programmes for Weaker Sections of the Society in Maharashtra: Budget Allocation and the Policies and Programmes

Access of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes to School and Higher Education: A Gap Analysis

Policy Research Institutions and Health SDGs in India

Empowering Adolescent Girls and Boys for Improving Reproductive and Social Health

Implementation of Social Protection Programmes in India: The Gaps and Challenges

Housing Situation of Social Groups and Poor Households: A Study of Selected Districts of Maharashtra and Orissa with a Focus on Indira Awas Yojana

Government Concessions, Subsidies, Tax Exemptions and Other Supports to the Private Sector Industries by Central and State Governments

Impact Assessment of IKP Land Purchase Scheme in Andhra Pradesh

Dalits and Land Rights in India: A Case Study of Land Grabbing in Andhra Pradesh and Orissa

Gendered Risks, Poverty and Vulnerability in India: A Case study of the Indian National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (Madhya Pradesh)

Affirmative Action Policy by CII, ASSOCHAM and FICCI: A Review

Local Governance in Scheduled Tribal Areas in the Light of Panchayat Raj (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act of 1996: A Case Study of Maharashtra and Odisha

Social Exclusion and Rural Poverty: Role of Discrimination and General Factors in Access to Government Schemes for Employment, Food, Health Services, Agricultural Land and Forest Resources in the Poorest Areas in India

A Systematic Study of Social inclusion at the Level of Three Tiers of PRIs, particularly Gram Panchayat(GP) and Gram Sabha(GS) level in select States with a Particular Focus on Disadvantaged Groups such as Women, SCs, STs and OBCs

Study of the Dynamics and Processes of Exclusion and Discrimination in Maternal and Child Health Services among Dalits and Minorities

Inclusion in Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS)

Inclusion in Total Sanitation Campaign

International and National Policies and Best Practices of Inclusion in Health, Education, and Sanitation

A Study of Policy and Schemes and Guidelines for Effective Operationalisation of Special Component Plan for Higher Education

Excluded and Indigenous Groups: Lessons from Indian Affirmative Action Policy for Post 2015 Millennium Development Goals Strategy.

Role of Social Protection in Food Security for Socially Excluded Groups in India, Evidence from the Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for the Empowerment of Adolescent Girls (RGSEAG) –SABLA

How does Social Protection Contribute to Social Inclusion in India? Evidence from the National Health Insurance Programme (RSBY) in Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh

Exploring the Effectiveness and Impact: Think Tank-University Relationships in South Asia, Country Study: India

Effectiveness of Job Reservation in India

Policies to Reduce Houselessness: A study based on NSS and Census

Progress of Reservation Policy in Employment and Education

Nature and Forms of Affirmative Action in 18 Selected Countries

Caste-based Discrimination in South Asia: A Study of Bangladesh

Long Behind Schedule: A Study on the Plight of Scheduled Caste Hindus in Pakistan

Casteless or Caste Blind? Changing Patterns of Caste Discrimination in Sri Lanka

Caste-based Discrimination in South Asia: A Study on Nepal

Ethnicity, Religion and Culture Based Exclusion and Discrimination in East and South East Asia: A Study of Malaysia

Burakumin in Japan: Study of their Origins, Problems and Solutions

Exclusion and Discrimination of the Indigenous Communities: A Philippine Case

Regional Information and Research Project on the Ethnicity, Religion and Culture Based Exclusion and Discrimination in Aotearoa/New Zealand

Regional Information and Research Project on the Ethnicity, Religion and Culture Based Exclusion and Discrimination in China

Inequality and Affirmative Action in South Asia

Multi-dimensional Exclusion in Urban Spheres

Violance against Ethnic Minorities in Urban India: An Exploration from Socio- Psychological Perspectives

Emerging Issues of Sustainability in Health-Reflections of Marginalized Groups in India

Pedagogy of the Oppressor

Theoretical Constructs of Education as Public Good

Experience of Discrimination and Social Exclusion in Health Care Utilisation among Dalit Children: A Study in Selected Villages of Gujarat and Rajasthan

Exclusion, Inclusion and Education: Perspectives and Experiences of Dalit Children

Dalit Children in Rural India: Issues Related to Exclusion and Deprivation

Atrocities against Dalits: Emerging Patterns

Mapping Caste-based Atrocities in India: A Status Report

Mapping Caste-based Atrocities in India with Special Focus on Dalit Women

Mapping Caste-based Atrocities in India with Special Reference to Uttar Pradesh

Nature and Forms of Caste-based Discrimination, its consequences and Policies: A Study of Dalit Students in Higher Education in India

Diversity, Academic Performance, and Discrimination: A Case Study of a Higher Educational Institution

Dalit Entrepreneurs: Entry, Survival and Sustenance in the Markets

Discrimination in the Urban Rental Housing Market

Caste and Religion-based Discrimination in India’s Business Economy: A Study of UP and Bihar

Religion based Discrimination in Urban Labour Market

Discriminatory Practices in New forms of Recruitment

Wage and Employment Loss due to Discrimination

Caste, Occupation and Labour Market Discrimination: A Study of Forms, Nature and Consequences in Rural India

A Correspondence Study of Job Applicants in India

In the Name of Globalisation: Meritocracy, Productivity and the Hidden Language of Caste

Where the Path Leads: The Role of Caste in Post-university Employment Expectations

Caste Discrimination in the Indian Urban Labour Market: Evidence from the National Sample Survey of India

Social Discrimination in the Ownership of Private Enterprises in India

Discrimination of Dalits and Muslims in Urban Rental Housing Market: A Study Based on National Capital Region

Valmiki Women and Employment: A Study of Urban Labour Market Discrimination in cities of Delhi and Kolhapur

Ownership, Employment and Poverty among Private Enterprises among Socially Excluded Groups

Study of Caste and Ethnicity Linkages With Farming Performance and Poverty

Farm Productivity, Income and Input Use: Does Caste Identity Matter

Nature and Forms of Discrimination Experienced by Dalit Women in Urban Labour Market in Delhi

Caste and Economics : Selective Writings on the Economic Dimensions of Caste System and Untouchability

Intergroup Variations in Migration in India

Inequality in Access to Wealth

Farm Input, Productivity and Income- Group Disparity

Higher Education in India: Access and Equity

Wealth Inequality and linkages with Income Inequality and Poverty in India

Livelihood Pattern of Social Groups: Patterns and Magnitude of Caste Discrimination in Maharashtra

Employment among Marginalised Groups: Trends And Issues

A Study of Inter linkages of Education and Employment among Socially Excluded Groups

Millennium Development Goals towards Human Development

How Inclusive Growth has Been During 1993/94–2009/10? State Level Analysis

How Inclusive Growth has Been During 1993/94–2009/10? All India Analysis

Access to Basic Amenities: Aspects of Caste, Ethnicity, Religion, Livelihood Categories and Poverty in Rural and Urban India during 1993 to 2008–09

Access and Equity in Higher Education: Aspects of Gender, Caste, Ethnicity, Religion, Occupation and Economic Groups in Rural and Urban Areas During Pre and Post Reform Periods

Privatisation of Higher Education and its Impact on Access of Social Group and Strategies to provide Financial Assistance: An All India and State level Analysis

Employment and Wages of Rural Labourers and Small Farm Economy

Status of Persons with the Disabilities in India: Comparison across Social Groups

Economic and Social Status of OBC in India: A State Level Analysis

Religion and Development

Taking Faith Seriously

Inter-group Disparities in Human Development: Study of Dalit Christians in India

Inter-group Disparities in Human Development: Study of Dalit Muslims in India

Religious Minorities in India

Criminal Stigma, Social Exclusion and Livelihoods: A Study of Denotified Tribes in Karnataka

Tribal Health and Healthcare in India

Annotated Bibliography on Tribal Studies in India

Tribal in India: Status Report

Tribal Development Report: Chhindwara District, with Special Focus on Tamia and Harrai Blocks, Madhya Pradesh

North East Women in Delhi: Discrimination and Vulnerabilities

Dalit Women: Rights and Citizenship

Dalit Women in Indian Politics: Making Impact through Parliament?

Dalit Women in India

Dalit Development Report in Telagana

Dalits and the Land Rights Question in India

Educational Rights during British Period

The Scheduled Castes in Karnataka – A Study of Change and Persistent Inequalities in their Economic and Social Conditions and Policy Suggestion Issues

Dalit Development Report

Development of Marginalised Social Groups in Gujarat

Why do Schedule Castes and Tribes Stay Chronically Poor: An Analysis of Magnitude, Disparity and Determinants

Scoping Paper on Excluded Groups in India: with Special Reference to Schedule Castes in United Nations Development Action Framework (UNDAF) States

Human Poverty and Socially Disadvantaged Groups in India

Scheduled Castes: Group-specific Vulnerabilities and Needs

Dalits in Maharashtra

Determinants of Post-higher Secondary Enrolment in India (1993–94 to 2009–10)

Punjab Dalit Development Report

Progress of Reservation Policy in Employment and Education

Status of Inclusive Governance: Representation of Dalits in Executive, Legislation, Administration and Other Decision Making Bodies

Dalits in India

Dalits in India

Child Health and Nutrition in India: Examining Progress, Linkages and Determinants

Reduction in child mortality and malnutrition is one of the major indicators for county health achievement. It is both the instrument and product of economic and social development as child health strongly reflects the quality of life as well as welfare of the country. India’s progressed on health and nutrition but this progress is not equally distributed across all the section of society and even there is disparity from one place to another place.

Religious Discrimination in Urban Labour Market

The present research aims to examine the role of religion-based discrimination against Muslim community in the market economy and the specific objective is to study the nature and forms of economic discrimination in various markets in urban setting. Discrimination caused a negative impact on productivity and income of the households; therefore, it is important to study the consequences of economic discrimination on market imperfection and competitiveness and segregation/segmentation of markets on religion line.

Digital Technology and Women from Marginalised Communities in Selected Slums of Delhi: Issues of Knowledge, Availability and Access

This project aims to look at the knowledge, use, availability and access of digital technology by women from the socially marginalised communities and its consequences on their lives. This study explores how social divide is leading to ‘Digital Communication Gap’ resulting ‘Capacity Gap’ and enhance ‘Digital Divide’ among various population subgroups.

Multi-dimensional Exclusion in Urban Spheres

Urbanisation process in India has not been smooth and it has been often seen as the side effects of the development processes such as industrialisations. Therefore, in the initial phase of planning, planned urbanisation has not got due attentions which led to lopsided and haphazard growth of urban centres in India.

Violence against Ethnic Minorities in Urban India: An Exploration from Socio-Psychological Perspectives

The dynamic of urbanization possess has created social conditions for many who migrate to megacities from different parts of the country. Many live under stressful life due to constant threat from ‘extreme others’; rooted primarily in the group identity and persisting prejudices.

Persistence of Atrocities against Scheduled Castes in Haryana: A Study of Nature, Patterns, Causes and Remedial Measures

This research project aimed at undertaking a state-level large scale survey of cases of atrocities against Scheduled Castes in Haryana to understand the changing nature, patterns, causes and consequences of caste-based atrocities and effectiveness of the law; and to suggest remedial measures to strengthen the implementation and monitoring of the law to ensure rights of the victims of atrocities to security of life and social justice.

Private enterprise in south Indian states across social groups: an analysis of ownership and productivity and their policy implications

This collaborative study of Indian Institute of Dalit Studies and Confederation of Indian Industries in five southern states, namely Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Telangana is an attempt to understand the ownership of SC/STs in enterprises by their size, location, regional spread, industry group, seasonality, along with issues of capital and productivity.

Political Participation of Caste, Ethnic, Religious Minorities and Women in India: A Study of Impact of Under Representation and Nominal Representation

Political representation is understood as a way of establishing the legitimacy of democratic institutions and creating institutional incentives for governments to be responsive to citizens. Concept of political representation has multiple and competing conceptions of how political representatives should represent constituents particularly disadvantaged groups, and the manner in which this inclusion can be made possible and guaranteed.

Status of Dalit Women in India , 2015

Status of Dalit Women in India , 2015

Privatisation of Higher Education and its Impact on Access of Social Groups and Strategies to Provide Financial Assistance: An All-India and State-Level Analysis , 2015

Privatisation of Higher Education and its Impact on Access of Social Groups and Strategies to Provide Financial Assistance: An All-India and State-Level Analysis , 2015

Progress of Reservation Policies in Employment and Education , 2015

Progress of Reservation Policies in Employment and Education , 2015

Deprivation in Access to Basic Amenities in India: Analysis by Social Groups and States, 2001–2011 , 2015

Deprivation in Access to Basic Amenities in India: Analysis by Social Groups and States, 2001–2011 , 2015

Effectiveness of Job Reservation in India , 2015

Effectiveness of Job Reservation in India , 2015

Empowering Adolescent Girls and Boys for Improving Reproductive and Social Health sponsored by Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India , 2016

Empowering Adolescent Girls and Boys for Improving Reproductive and Social Health sponsored by Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India , 2016

Dalit Human Rights in South Asia: Regional Synthesis Report sponsored by Christian Aid, India , 2016

Dalit Human Rights in South Asia: Regional Synthesis Report sponsored by Christian Aid, India , 2016

Implementation of Social Protection Programmes in India: The Gaps and Challenges sponsored by Southern Voice, Dhaka , 2016

Implementation of Social Protection Programmes in India: The Gaps and Challenges sponsored by Southern Voice, Dhaka , 2016

The Scheduled Castes in Karnataka – A Study of Change and Persistent Inequalities in their Economic and Social Conditions and Policy Suggestion Issues sponsored by Center for Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, National Law School of India University, Bangalore , 2016

The Scheduled Castes in Karnataka – A Study of Change and Persistent Inequalities in their Economic and Social Conditions and Policy Suggestion Issues sponsored by Center for Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, National Law School of India University, Bangalore , 2016

Status of Dalit Development in Punjab’ sponsored by Institute of Development and Communication, Chandigarh , 2016

Status of Dalit Development in Punjab’ sponsored by Institute of Development and Communication, Chandigarh , 2016