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Om Prakash Sharma


O. P. Sharma is a 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.


  • April 2022-Present: Fellow, NCAER 
  • March 1996-March 2022: 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