Palak Khanna

Assistant Manager

Palak Khanna is an Assistant Manager in MSC’s Data & Innovation Domain. She is an analyst with over 3 years of experience gained through projects with the Government Of India, Infrastructure Development and Finance institution in India. Her areas of expertise include Data Management & Governance, Data Analytics, Data Modelling, Data Munging, Business Intelligence, Visual Analytics, Requirement Analysis, Research, Impact Evaluation studies and Advanced Statistical Techniques. Before joining MSC, Palak Khanna was a Data Analyst at CSC-SPV, Meity and worked on the 7th Economic Census of India for Ministry of Statistics & PI. Where she undertook various roles, from setting up area jurisdiction in India for the Economic Census field-work and managing Analytics team to Statistical Report development and Technical Assistance in Data Quality Management system design. She holds a Master’s degree with specialisation in Statistics from the Amity University in India. She is fluent in English, Hindi and Punjabi and has a basic proficiency in French.

Posts by Palak Khanna

NFHS 5 calls for urgent action on child nutrition in India

The article highlights findings from the first round of National Family Health Survey (NFHS) 5, a large scale nationwide survey of households in India, released in Dec’20. The article primarily focuses on Five major indicators of child nutrition and compares the outcome of first round of NFHS 5, covering 54% of India’s population with previously conducted NFHS, 3 and 4 in the year 2005-06 and 2015-16 respectively.