India Human Development Surveys I (2004-5), II (2011-12) and the present IHDS-III form part of a collaborative research program between researchers from the National Council of Applied Economic Research and the University of Maryland. The goal of this program is to document changes in the daily lives of Indian households in a society undergoing rapid... Read More
India Human Development Surveys I (2004-5) and II (2011-12) (IHDS-I and II) form part of a collaborative research program between researchers from the National Council of Applied Economic Research and the University of Maryland. The goal of this program is to document changes in the daily lives of Indian households in a society undergoing rapid... Read More
Sonalde Desai (Distinguished University Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Maryland and Professor and Centre Director, NCAER-National Data Innovation Centre, New Delhi) is a demographer whose work deals primarily with social transformation and its impact on the lives of individuals with a focus on education, employment, gender, and maternal and child health. She leads the... Read More
Pallavi Choudhuri is a Senior Fellow at the NCAER-National Data Innovation Center (NDIC), with primary research interests in development, informality, employment, inequality, and gender. At NDIC, her recent work has focused on leading experiments related to measurement gaps in income and consumption data and women’s time use data. Prior to joining NCAER, Choudhuri taught courses... Read More
Bijay Chouhan is working as Data Manager with NCAER’s new National Data Innovation Centre. His interest area includes advanced data and IT technologies. Bijay has an experience of around 15 years in applying information technology to processes and systems. An IT professional with considerable experience in managing and analysis of high volume of primary/ secondary... Read More
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... Read More
Dinesh Kumar Tiwari is a Fellow at NCAER. He is an anthropologist with rich experience of primary data collection of large scale social surveys, qualitative interviews and experimental data collection with special focus on field management, monitoring and supervision, ensuring data quality. His areas of interest include migration studies, ethnographic research, public health and experimental economics..... Read More
Debasis Barik is a Senior Fellow at the NCAER-National Data Innovation Centre (NDIC). His primary research areas include public health and mortality, migration, gender, healthcare financing, and environmental health. He is a demographer by training and has for long been associated with survey design and survey implementation. At NDIC, he led an experiment, which aimed at... Read More
Ruchi Jain is a Senior Research Analyst at NCAER. She is a demographer by training. Her primary research interest is in public health, gender, reproductive and sexual health and migration. At NCAER, she has worked on various projects like IDRC, IHDS and Rural Housing. Currently she is working with the National Data Innovation Centre. Her doctoral... Read More
Jaya Koti is working as a Research Analyst with the National Data Innovation Centre (NDIC) at NCAER. She holds a post-graduation degree in Rural Development from the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). She has worked on various projects at the institution, like “Under Nutrition and Public Policy in India”, and the “India Human Development Survey”, among others.... Read More
Anupma Mehta is Head of Publications and Senior Editor at NCAER. She leads the editorial and content writing team at the institution, overseeing the writing, editing, and production of diverse company literature, including digital content, newsletters, reports, working papers, press releases, and project briefs. She is Managing Editor of the in-house journals, the India Policy Forum, and Margin:... Read More
Vinay Kumar Pandey is a Field Manager at NCAER. He has four years of experience in conducting research studies and devising field-related strategies. He has earlier worked with some of the most prestigious institutes. He was a Research Assistant at the Giri Institute of Development Studies, Lucknow, and a Research Associate at the Indian Institute... Read More
Amirthammal Guna Grace is a Programmer at NCAER since March 1, 2022. She is working with the National Data Innovation Centre (NDIC). She was earlier employed at the National Institute of Epidemiology under the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), as Project Scientist-Data Analyst as part of the “India Hypertension Control Initiative” project. This project... Read More
Neeraj Kumar is an IT Helpdesk Executive at NCAER. As an IT professional, he is skilled in hardware and networking. His role entails maintaining technical and administrative procedures, providing technical support on IT infrastructure/incident management and ensuring effective technical solutions. He has a Diploma in Computers and Networking, and is currently pursuing a BCA/MCA Integrated Programme... Read More
Deepa. S is an Executive at NCAER. She has been working as a Project Assistant with the IHDS project and NDIC. She has specialised in secretarial work, and event management like internal team and survey management work, and data validation. She is also proficient in the applications of Excel, Word, and Foxpro, designing and re-formatting... Read More
Ajay Gupta is currently working as Consultant with NDIC. Before this he worked in NCAER Account Section for about 20 years. He is having good practical exposure of various accounting function.
Bipasa Banerjee is a Research Associate at the NCAER National Data Innovation Centre (NDIC). Her primary research interest is in the area of development economics with a focus on gender health and public policy. She holds two Master’s degrees, including an MA in Women’s Studies from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad and an... Read More
Ranjima K.V. is a Research Associate in the National Data Innovation Centre (NDIC) at NCAER. She holds a post-graduation degree in Biostatistics and Demography from the International Institute for Population Sciences. Prior to joining as an RA, she was an intern at NCAER and currently works on site-wise data monitoring and quality analysis. Her other... Read More
Priyanshu has joined NCAER as a Communications and Outreach Associate with the National Data Innovation Centre. She has previously worked with various organisations, including The Naz Foundation India Trust, M3M Foundation, United Way India and Dhwani RIS. She has a Master’s degree in Media and Cultural Studies from TATA Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and... Read More
Anomita Ghosh is an Associate Fellow at NCAER. She has completed her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. She did her M.Phil. from IGIDR, Mumbai and her M.A in Economics from Delhi School of Economics and Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Presidency College, University of Calcutta. She has worked at a few... Read More
Reshma Roshania is an Associate Fellow at NCAER. Her research interests include nutrition, food policy, migration, and gender. She completed her PhD in Nutrition and Health Sciences from Emory University in 2021. Prior to doctoral studies, she worked in global health and development for close to ten years, specialising in evaluation and research with organisations... Read More
Zareena is working as a Team Assistant with the IHDS project and NDIC.
Nisha is a Research Associate at NCAER, working with the National Data Innovation Centre (NDIC) and India Human Development Survey (IHDS) – III. She holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Application from Punjab Technical University. She also did M. SC (IT) from Punjab Technical University.