Neha Maria Verghese

External Consultant | nverghese at iihs dot ac dot in

2023    B.A. Economics Azim Premji University Bengaluru


Countries: India
States: Karnataka, Maharashtra
Cities: Bengaluru, Raipur, Mumbai
Languages: Hindi, Malayalam

Neha Maria is an economics graduate from Azim Premji University. She is part of the Urban Informatics Lab where she supports researchers across schools as well as within the lab with data and statistics. She has worked with secondary datasets such as the National Family Health Survey, Periodic Labour Force Survey, CapEx, as well as primary health data to understand a wide range of research and policy questions pertaining to child health, urban employment, informal economy, industries and so on.


Projects she is currently working on include the CAP 2030 dashboard, framing a labour profile of the informal economy for the Karnataka Labour Policy (KLP) Committee, undertaking primary health data analysis from creches in Gujarat, and an analytical study of geographical patterns in child stunting in Karnataka.


Neha enjoys regional literature and tending to her tulsi plant.

  • Children in All Policies 2030 project
  • Informality and Child Care
  • Study on the Spatial Distribution of Employment and Income Categories in Chennai Metropolitan Area