Anika Kapoor is the Research Program Specialist for the National Data Innovation Centre at NCAER. She is a geographer from the Delhi School of Economics and an urban planner from the Delhi School of Planning and Architecture. Prior to joining NCAER, she worked as a Senior Planner at INTACH, Assistant Professor at Amity University, and as Manager, Urban Reforms and Infrastructure (Business Development & Project Management) at IPE Global Limited. Anika has received national awards including the Prof V.N Prasad Award, 2010, Prof T.J. Manickam award 2009-10, and Prof N.S. Saini Gold medal. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Urban Planning and Governance.