Jaya Koti is a Project Analyst at NCAER, working with the National Data Innovation Centre (NDIC) and India Human Development Survey (IHDS) – III. She holds a Master’s Degree in Rural Development from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). She has worked on various projects like “Under Nutrition and Public Policy in India”, “India Human Development Survey”, etc. She has sound understanding of data systems, with expertise in data preparation, cleaning and analysis and presenting. She has several years of hands-on experience in large and complex data sets such as the NSS, NFHS, and IHDS. She is highly proficient in different statistical software’s , such as STATA, SPSS & CSPro.