India Social Development Report is one of the flagship publications of CSD, brought out bi-annually by the Oxford University Press. The Report gives a picture of the social conditions prevailing in the country at the time of its publication and contains a number of well-researched, particularly empirical, papers on the specialised themes constituting the focus of the Report. In addition the Report carries a chapter ranking States on the basis of a Social Development Index (SDI) developed by the Council. The special themes covered by the Report so far have been Child Development in India, Development and Displacement, the Land Question and Marginalised, Minorities at the Margins, Challenges of Public Health and Disability Rights Perspectives.