India Exclusion Report (IXR) is a widely collaborative effort involving institutions and individuals working with disadvantaged and marginalised communities in India. The report seeks to inform public opinion around exclusion and to influence policy making towards more inclusive and equitable governance. It is also meant to serve as a tool to support public action for the greater inclusion of marginalised communities in the country.
India Exclusion Report 2016 presents a critical review of inclusion and exclusion from a range of public goods. These are pensions for older people; digital inclusion; access to agricultural land; and the under-trial prisoners’ access to justice. The report seeks to give insights into the following disadvantaged groups: poor in urban India, girls & women with disability in rural India, manual scavengers, and urban street children. The report also discusses implications on social sector spending of recent changes in India’s fiscal architecture.
India Exclusion Report 2015 presents an in-depth review of exclusion with respect to three essential public goods — urban health, urban water and sanitation, and just conditions of work for women. It also discusses exclusion in budgetary and planning processes with particular reference to taxation, and profiles the following highly excluded groups — single women, Devdasis, survivors of communal violence, survivors of ethnic conflict, and the Jarawa of the Andamans.
India Exclusion Report 2013-14 presents an in-depth review of exclusion with respect to four essential public goods–school education, urban housing, ‘decent work’ in labour markets and legal justice in relation to anti-terror legislations in India. It also discusses exclusion in budgetary and planning processes and profiles three highly excluded groups— transgenders, bonded labourers and Musahars.