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Om Prakash Sharma

Associate Fellow

O. P. Sharma is an Associate Fellow at the NCAER, specializing in primary data collection, field management, field training, coding and editing. He is currently working in the project ‘India Human Development Survey-III. Some of the other studies he has worked on include: Fertilizer Consumption and Quality Seeds, India Human Development Survey-I 2004-05, Rural Economic and Demographic Change in India, India Human Development Survey-II 2011-12 and Third Census of Handloom Weavers. Between 1988 and 2005, he headed the NCAER Field Office at Bhopal recruiting, training and supervising field staff and editing primary data.


  • March 1996-Present: Associate Fellow, NCAER 
  • 1993-February 1996: Research Associate, NCAER
  • August 1988-1993: Investigator, NCAER
  • January 1987-April 1988: Research Assistant, Giri Institute of Development Studies, Lucknow


  • MS Office Computer Diploma, 1992
  • MA Economics, Agra University, 1980
  • BA Economics, Agra University, 1978
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Human Development