Soumya Kochhar

Senior Research Associate, J-PAL South Asia

Soumya Kochhar is a Research Associate at J-PAL South Asia where she works on the Direct Benefit Transfers for Electricity Project in Punjab aimed at providing lump-sum subsidies to agricultural consumers. Prior to joining J-PAL, she worked as an intern at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.

Soumya holds a master's in economics from Boston University and a bachelor's in the same from University of Delhi. She is fluent in English and Hindi and can speak conversational French.