The Humanities and Development  (HD) is an open access, peer-reviewed and refereed journal published by Manav Samaj Sewa Samiti Regd. (Centre for Research and Development Studies). The main objective of HD is to provide an intellectual platform to the international as well as Indian scholars. HD aims to promote multi-disciplinary studies in humanities, social sciences and other disciplines  and has become the leading journal in multi-disciplinary approach.

The journal publishes research papers in the fields of humanities and social science such as Anthropology, Business Studies, Communication Studies, Corporate Governance, Criminology, Cross-Cultural Studies, Demography, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Ethics, Geography, History, Industrial Relations, Information Science, International Relations, Law, Linguistics, Library Science, Media Studies, Methodology, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Psychology, Public Administration, Sociology, Social Welfare, Literature, Paralegal, Performing Arts (Music, Theatre & Dance), Religious Studies, Visual Arts, Women Studies, Medical as well as Science And Technical Studies and so on.

HD publishes original papers, review papers, conceptual framework, analytical and simulation models, case studies, empirical research, technical notes, and book reviews. Special Issues devoted to important topics in humanities and social science are occasionally published.