PMA2020/Rajasthan is collecting data in 147 enumeration areas, for a survey sample that is representative of the state population in both urban and rural areas. PMA2020/Rajasthan is implemented by the Indian Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR) University in Jaipur, with endorsement and technical support provided by the International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW).
Survey progress: 4 rounds of core data collection and 1 round of the abortion modeul completed. Access PMA2020/Rajasthan publications here. Request access to datasets here.
Principal Investigator: Dr. Anoop Khanna
Dr. Anoop Khanna, a public health expert and researcher, currently works as Professor at IIHMR University in Jaipur. Dr. Khanna has a PhD in Sociology. He is an expert in Health Management Information System (HMIS), monitoring & evaluation (M&E), large-scale surveys, database management and analysis. He has carried out more than 30 evaluations and research studies on various health programs and projects in the last two decades, authored many research papers in national and international journals and published two books. He has been involved in carrying out and coordinating projects funded by UNFPA, PLAN International, PATH International, Futures Group International, SIFPSA, European Commission, WHO, UNFPA, USAID, NIDI, Johns Hopkins University-USA, UNICEF and CDC, CRS India, the Government of India and other state governments like Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. He has organized various training programs in the areas of reproductive health, family planning, HMIS, M&E, research methods and design and gender.
Program Manager: Danish Ahmad
Danish Ahmad holds Master’s degree in Social Work from Aligarh Muslim University. He has extensive research experience in Public health. In the past, he had worked as a Research and M&E Consultant for Georgetown University’s Institute for Reproductive Health. He has experience of overseeing large scale surveys like National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4), District Level Household and Facility Survey (DLHS-4). He also worked in several family planning projects across the country.
Data Manager: Narendra Singh Shekhawat
Narendra Singh Shekhawat works in the data management unit at IIHMR. Narendra holds a Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech) in Information Technology from Rajasthan Technical University. Narendra has over four years professional experience including two years in public health research. He has been working as a Data Manager with PMA2020 since the project was implemented in Rajasthan in 2015.
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Lead Implementer: Indian Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR)