Investment Climate, Industry, Infrastructure, Land, Labour, and Urban
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  • India Human Development Survey-3 (IHDS)

    The India Human Development Survey (IHDS) is one of NCAER’s flagship projects and India’s only national household panel data set. The Survey has been conducted in two phases in 2004-05 and 2011-12, and the third phase is currently ongoing. IHDS-3 is funded by the US National Institutes of Health, and the collaborators in the project […]
  • Poverty Monitoring in the context of COVID-19

    The COVID-19 pandemic has not only affected physical and mental health of people in India and around the world, it has impacted people’s livelihood, led to stagnation of economic growth and posed an unprecedented challenge to teaching and learning of students. Moreover, because of COVID-related pressure on the health system, the disruption of routine health […]


  • Bijay Chouhan

    Senior Data and Systems Specialist
    Bijay Chouhan is Senior Data and Systems Specialist at NCAER. He has been working with the National Data Innovation Centre (NDIC) at NCAER. His main roles are data management, research, and prescription of technological innovations for data capture, curation, analyses, and visualisation. He oversees maintenance and improvement of systems, tools, and technology within NDIC. He […]
  • Om Prakash Sharma

    O. P. Sharma is an Associate 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 […]