Sectors

In a dynamic research and policy environment with a growing demand for data and evidence for better policy making, it is crucial to invest in methods for data collection and impact evaluation for generating high-quality policy relevant data for various sectors and states.

Projects

  • Cement Industry in India: Current Scenario and an Overview of Competitive Landscape

    The study is focused on ascertaining profitability in the industry, which in turn would examine the prospects of new investments and growth of the sector over the medium to long term. Major objectives of the study are (i)examine the degree of competitiveness of the cement sector in India, using appropriate measures of industrial concentration over...   Read More

  • Economic Impact Assessment Study for proposed project of 60 MMTPA Refinery cum Petrochemical Complex in the state of Maharashtra, India.

    This NCAER study aims at providing an economic assessment of the proposed investment in refinery infrastructure, in terms of the multiplier effect on output, income, labour inputs, and tax contribution. The economic impact analysis tracks: (i) the revenues generated by a business or economic activity and their disbursal as they flow through the economy at...   Read More

  • Assessment of Alcohol Taxation, Affordability and Price Elasticity Patterns in India

    The broad objective of the project is to estimate overall tax burden and elasticity of alcohol products for the last 10 years in 7 selected states (Delhi, MP, Sikkim, Maharashtra, Bihar, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh) of India. To attain this goal, the research study involves undertaking the specific tasks: Reviewing of the state wise price mechanisms...   Read More

  • NCAER Tourism Satellite Account

    Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) is the most comprehensive way to measure the economic importance of tourism in national as well as sub-national economies. It is based on the recommended framework laid down by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) in their publication “Tourism Satellite Account: Recommended Methodological Framework 2008 (TSA: RMF 2008)”. Under the UNWTO framework,...   Read More

  • Analysis of India’s Logistics Costs

    Before making any policy intervention, it is important to estimate the overall logistics costs, including the various associated components/elements in order to understand and identify the problem areas and arrive at meaningful solutions. This NCAER report symbolises a major step in the direction of quantification of logistics costs. Such an exercise, in fact, needs to...   Read More

  • Water-to-Cloud: Correlating socio-economic indicators with river water quality

    The Ganga River basin spreaded across multiple states of India is the world’s most populous river basin. But, the pressure of industrialization and urbanisation makes the basin vulnerable to incessant outpouring of sewage and large volumes of solid and industrial wastes. While there are studies to show the effect of drinking water on human health,...   Read More

  • Research and Estimation of Macroeconomic Logistics costs

    High Logistics Costs in India compared to countries with similar environment & state of development are matter of concern for manufacturing growth and comprehensive development of the country. Several reasons are often cited for high logistics costs namely, unfavourable policy regime, lack of multimodal transport system (heavy reliance on road transport), fragmented Storage infrastructure, presence...   Read More

  • Analysis of Value of Urban Land Based on Trends and Patterns in the prices of land

    The underlying rationale of the study is to identify the determinants of land values in the NCT of Delhi. The study, apart from using standard statistical tools, would undertake several case studies to develop a better understanding of the determinants of spatial and inter-temporal variations of land values.

  • Cost of Customised Weather and Marine Services: A study for Ministry of Earth Sciences, GoI

    The Ministry of Earth Science has been providing weather / climate related forecasts on land and oceans through its constituent units namely the National Centre for Ocean Range Weather Forecasting (NCMRWF) and the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS). This study aims to estimate the cost incurred in producing user-wise customized forecasts of...   Read More

  • Preparing Model EPC Contract for the Dedicated Freight Corridor

    To moderate and balance the complexities of the Planning Commission document on the Engineering and Procurement Contract (EPC). There is a lack of coordination with respect to the areas linked to (1) civil works, (2) electrical/mechanical portion and (3) signalling. The basic purpose of this document is to combine all these areas into a unified...   Read More

Researchers

  • 2237Ravi Kumar Gupta

    Poonam Munjal is a Professor at the NCAER. She has worked on a wide variety of studies, including the N-SIPI investment index, tourism satellite accounts, impact of investment in housing sector and a number of research studies based on input-output models. Previously, she worked as an Associate Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers Pvt Ltd. and as an...   Read More

  • 469Ravi Kumar Gupta

    K.A. Siddiqui is a Senior Adviser at NCAER with a background in Input-Output Modelling, macroeconomics and large scale primary studies. He has developed a user-friendly dashboard using data of NCAER’s National Survey of Households on Income and Expenditure. In the past, he has worked on various studies related to Tourism Satellite Account, Social Accounting Matrix,...   Read More

  • 400Ravi Kumar Gupta

    Sanjib Pohit is a Professor at NCAER. He is an experienced modeler in the area of trade and environment with 20 years of modelling experience. His domain of research experience includes science and technology policies, institutional economics, transport economics, input-output models, FDI, informal trade, automobile industry, and South Asian integration. Previously, he held position at...   Read More

  • 2230Ravi Kumar Gupta

    Shashanka Bhide is an Honorary Senior Adviser at NCAER. He was associated with NCAER from 1982 to 2014 in different capacities. After leaving NCAER in July 2014, he took up the position of Director, Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai until his retirement in December 2018. His research has covered a number of areas in...   Read More

  • 429Ravi Kumar Gupta

    Bornali Bhandari is a Professor at NCAER with a background in international economics and macroeconomics, specifically focusing on the impact of globalisation on development. Currently, she is engaged in a number of industry studies including automobiles, farm mechanisation, and digitisation. Her wider research interests include analysis of skilling from a 3-E perspective (education, employability and...   Read More

  • 2238Ravi Kumar Gupta

    Saurabh Bandyopadhyay is a Senior Fellow at NCAER. He has undertaken a wide variety of studies, including; Railways Passenger and Freight, Ratnagiri Refinery and Petrochemicals, Cement, etc. in the Infrastructure Sector; Agriculture Outlook, Convergence of Agricultural Intervention in Maharashtra, National Cooperative Development Council, National Dairy Development Board, Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Ministry of Fishery, Animal...   Read More

  • 2272Ravi Kumar Gupta

    Prabir Kumar Ghosh is a Senior Fellow at NCAER. Currently, he is involved in coordinating all-India level survey work and analysis of large scale primary data. His research interests include development economics, human development, income, expenditure, poverty & nutrition, demography, and budgetary analysis on social sector & poverty alleviation programs.

  • 2234Ravi Kumar Gupta

    Rajesh Kumar Jaiswal, Fellow at NCAER. He has been the Principal Investigator for an evaluation study of MGNREGA by the Planning Commission. His expertise is survey-based research in the social sector with strong skills in qualitative research methods.

  • 2249Ravi Kumar Gupta

    Charu Jain is a Fellow at NCAER. Her areas of research interest includes education, gender, and socio-developmental changes. She has worked in the area of land & policy related issues, agriculture, steel, handloom sector, large-scale consumer studies, industrial surveys, housing indices, and macro-economic policy issues. Dr Jain has few national and international publications to her credit....   Read More

  • 2240Ravi Kumar Gupta

    Laxmi Joshi is a Fellow at NCAER with research interests in agriculture and rural development. She has worked on issues related to the Agricultural Outlook Situation Analysis, National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, economic benefits of weather and marine services, air pollution issues in agriculture, India’s cotton revolution, dairy development, convergence and agricultural intervention in Maharashtra, farm...   Read More

  • 2225Ravi Kumar Gupta

    Devender Pratap is a Senior Fellow at NCAER. His current research interests include trade policy analysis/CGE modelling, GTAP database, social accounting matrix, input output analysis, construction of base-run for CGE modelling, macro-econometric modelling and agricultural/livestock economy. At NCAER, he has handled three major CGE models in single-country and multi-country frameworks. He has also been involved...   Read More

  • 17889Ravi Kumar Gupta

    Isha Dayal is an Associate Fellow at NCAER. She has earlier been a Research Fellow with the World Trade Institute (WTI), University of Bern, Switzerland, as a Swiss Government Excellence Scholar. She has also worked as a Research Associate at the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER). Her research interests include trade...   Read More

  • 2259Ravi Kumar Gupta

    Palash Baruah is an Associate Fellow at the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER). He is a Statistician by training and is involved in sampling design for various studies conducted by the NCAER.  He has been involved in many large-scale studies at the NCAER relating to agriculture, households income & expenditure, youth, impact of communication...   Read More

  • 2243Ravi Kumar Gupta

    Asrar Alam is an Associate Fellow at NCAER. Since January 2011 he has been working on NCAER’s landmark study, the “National Survey of Household Income and Expenditure (NSHIE)”. Involved since its inception, Asrar has actively contributed to the sampling process, data collection and cleaning techniques. Other than this, he has also worked on two other projects...   Read More

  • 2165Ravi Kumar Gupta

    Ajaya Kumar Sahu is an Associate Fellow at NCAER. He is an Agricultural Economist by training. During his stay at the NCAER, he has worked on areas like poverty analysis, issues related to agriculture and rural development, labour and employment with special reference to quality of jobs and skills, public finance and analysis of price dynamics. ...   Read More

  • 19337Ravi Kumar Gupta

    Dhruv Pratap Singh is working as a Research Analyst at NCAER. He has a Master’s degree in Economics from Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Agra. He is involved in analysing primary data, providing the necessary inputs for formulating survey instruments and sampling strategies, and conducting qualitative studies and Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) for projects. He has been...   Read More

  • 17887Ravi Kumar Gupta

    Chanchal is working as a Research Analyst at NCAER. She has a post-graduation degree in Statistics from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra. She has earlier interned at the National Institute of Medical Statistics (ICMR), All India Institute of Medical Science, where she worked on NFHS-4 data on women and on project study on "Out-of-Pocket Expenditure in Public...   Read More

  • 2256Ravi Kumar Gupta

    Falak Naz is working as a Research Analyst at NCAER. She has a degree in urban planning from Amity University. Her primary area of research includes urban planning and mapping. She has undertaken a wide variety of studies, including the NCAER Land Records Services Index (N-LRSI), 2020 and 2021, Evaluation Study of the Rashtriya Gram...   Read More

  • 2255Ravi Kumar Gupta

    Sadhna Singh is working as a Research Team Assistant at NCAER.

  • 2530Ravi Kumar Gupta

    Tara Kumari is working as a Research Team Assistant at NCAER.