Jaya Koti is a Research 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. Her expertise lies in data preparation, cleaning and analysis, and presenting. She has worked with large data sets such as the NSS, NFHS, and IHDS. She primarily works with different statistical softwares and operating systems, including STATA, SPSS and CSPro.