Dr. Ranjana is a Demographer and Statistician by training. She is a Post Graduate in Statistics from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, and Post Graduate and Doctorate in Population studies from International Institute of Population Sciences, Mumbai. As a part of Future Faculty Programme of PHFI, she has completed Master of Public Health with Biostatistics as major from University of Albany, State University of New York, USA.
She brings with her experience of conducting surveys including questionnaire construction, statistical analysis of various datasets and report writing. She has co-authored a few of the research papers in national as well as international journals.
Dr. Ranjana is actively involved in teaching at the Institute in almost all in-house and online distance learning Post Graduate Diploma and Master’s Programmes running at the institute. She is also involved in teaching and coordinating short term training workshops in the area of statistics with focus on hands on training on statistical software. Apart from substantial teaching, she is also engaged in few of the research projects as a statistician. Currently she is engaged in a large scale project on effectiveness of IV iron sucrose among anaemic pregnant women across three sites in India, funded by WHO.