Over the years, the social sector in India has shown notable success with vast number of developmental interventions by different stakeholders, especially the Central Ministries and State Governments. These have displayed innovative approaches, effective strategies, long-lasting impact, and sustainability in
reaching out to the most marginalised sections of the population. Considering the importance of such initiatives and their importance as reliable reference models, it is necessary to document the recent
case studies from across sectors and geographies, in the form of a compendium on the best practices in the social sector.