Indian Journal of Social Development 
ISSN : 0972-3692 

Chief Editor
Dr.  Vijay Kumar 

Aim and Scope

IJSD, a biannual (June & December) interdisciplinary journal, mainly disseminates scholarly significant articles in a broader area of Social Development by focusing on Poverty, Gender, Social Security, Social Policy, Education, Environment, Health, Disasters and so on. Preference will be given to outcomes of original research works related to social development; however, review on outcomes of original research works related to social development; sent for publication or already published elsewhere will not be accepted.

Open AccessThis journal also publishes Open Access articles

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Abstract Guidelines: Abstracts must include sufficient information for reviewers to judge the nature and significance of the topic, the adequacy of the investigative strategy, the nature of the results, and the conclusions. The abstract should summarize the substantive results of the work and not merely list topics to be discussed. An abstract is an outline/brief summary of your paper and your whole project. It should have an intro, body and conclusion. It is a well-developed paragraph, should be exact in wording, and must be understandable to a wide audience. Abstracts should be no more than 250 words, formatted in Microsoft Word, and single-spaced, using size 12 Times New Roman font. Abstracts highlight major points of your research and explain why your work is important; what your purpose was, how you went about your project, what you learned, and what you concluded. If your title includes scientific notation, Greek letters, bold, italics, or other special characters/symbols, do make sure they appear correctly.   


Submission: Authors are requested to submit their articles via electronic submission

Indexing: The journal is index in Google Scholar,  ResearchGate, Worldcate, Index Copernicus etc... 

Started: 2001-2002

Focus: The journal Focus Asian countries Like India, Bangladesh, SriLanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Bhutan etc..., to publish, share and discuss various new findings and developments from every aspect

Frequency: Two issues per year. 

Abbreviation: INDIAN J. SOC. DEV.

Article Processing Charges: There is no publication charges in the journal. 

Review Process: This journal uses double-blind review, which means that both the reviewer and author identities are concealed from the reviewers, and vice versa, throughout the review process. The articles is submitted to minimum 3 reviewers specialize on the topic for their reviews.   

Plagiarism: All the articles will be check through Turnitin Software before the publication of the journal. 

Corrections to Published Work: 

Honest errors are a part of research and publishing and require publication of a correction when they are detected. We expect authors to inform the Journal’s Editor of any errors of fact they have noticed or been informed of in their article once published. Corrections are made at the journal’s discretion. The correction procedure depends on the publication stage of the article, but in all circumstances a correction notice is published as soon as possible. Details can be found on the Call for Papers section of the journal website. 

Retractions: Retractions are considered by journal editors in cases of evidence of unreliable data or findings, plagiarism, duplicate publication, and unethical research. We may consider an expression of concern notice if an article is under investigation. All retraction notices will explain why the article was retracted. The retraction procedure depends on the publication stage of the article.

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