Real Sector Statistics Advisor: Rajeswari Thondiyil
Ms. Rajeswari Thondiyil is the Real Sector Statistics Advisor in SARTTAC. She joined in February 2022, having previously held the post of Additional Secretary in the Government of India. During her 36-year career there, she worked in several statistical domains, including national accounts (with more than 25 years of experience) and foreign trade, labor market, and government finance statistics. She has published several journal articles on national accounts topics and her current research interests include measuring the digital economy and valuing unpaid household services. She has represented India in several international statistical fora (including Eurostat, OECD, and UN ESCAP) and has also conducted extensive training of national accounts compilers at the national and state level.