NDIC team members were conspicuous by their presence at the 2022 Population Association of America (PAA) Annual Conference. NDIC Deputy Director Santanu Pramanik organised and chaired a session on COVID-19 vaccination. Pallavi Choudhuri, Senior Fellow, NCAER, presented her work on “Impact of COVID-19 on Household Economic Status in India” in an oral presentation session. Debasis Barik, Fellow, NCAER, organised and chaired a session on Social Institutions and Population Health. This session also included Pallavi Choudhuri as the discussant. Other NDIC team members, Ruchi Jain, Reem Ashraf, Sumiran Chandra, and Abhinav Motheram presented their excellent work through posters. The poster by Ruchi Jain and Charu Jain on “Empirical Investigations on Causes and Implications of Chronic Absenteeism Behaviour on Well-being of Primary School Students in India”, has won a PAA 2022 Poster Award! Last but not the least, PAA President Professor Sonalde Desai participated as a distinguished expert in a panel discussion on “The Role the Demographic Community Must Play in Supporting Democracy, Equity, and Human Rights in the United States and around the World”.