Just completed directing a major research programme on behalf of the Indian Prime Minister to assess and prepare a status report on Social, Economic and Educational Conditions of the Indian Muslims. The report is based on data analysis of many sources including the NSSO, the Census, data supplied by the state governments, public sector industries, reserve bank of India and the private sector. Qualitative data collected through state visits has an added dimension to the report. The report was formally handed over to the Prime Minister of India on November 17, 2006; and the report is now in print.
- ‘Communal Relations and Social Integration’, in India: Social Development Report, jointly with Azra Razzak, published by Oxford University Press: New Delhi in 2006.
- ‘Economic Empowerment of Muslims in India’, jointly with Mehtab Azam, published by the Institute of Objective Studies, New Delhi under a series on Empowerment of Muslims in India.
- ‘Socio-Economic and Demographic Differentials between the Hindus and Muslims in India’, Economic and Political Weekly, 30(46):2947-2954, 1995; also published as ‘Some Socio-Economic and Demographic Aspects of Population According to Religion in India’, Centre for Study of Society and Secularism: Bombay, October 1993.