Ekta Batra was born and brought up in India. But, as there’s no information regarding her date of birth, we can’t state her current age. Presently, she is working with CNBC TV18 as an Editor with expertise in healthcare and pharmaceuticals. Besides anchoring many live shows, she also does financial analysis and the economy at the news channel CNBC TV18.

Ekta Batra Biography

Ekta was born and nurtured in a middle-class family settled in India. Soon after completing her early education, she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Science from Ithaca College. After completing her studies at Ithaca College in 2007, Ekta attained her Master’s Degree in Management from the University of Warwick. But, before moving ahead with her graduation, Ekta worked with Merrill Lynch for merely four months.

After completing her post graduation, Ekta began her journey as a Research Analyst with the news channel CNBC TV18 in November 2008. After completing three years, the team promoted her to Editor of Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare in June 2022. Besides covering the news related to Pharma and Healthcare, she was also the host for many shows named ‘Your Stocks’, ‘Trading Hour’ and ‘Power Breakfast’.

Full NameEkta Batra
ProfessionNews Anchor
DesignationEditor of Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare
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Marital StatusMarried
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Family and Education

Born in India, Ekta was nurtured by her parents, belonging to a Hindu family. However, there’s no information about her parents and her family members. As she started growing up, her parents have always been by her side in every stage of her life.

Soon after completing her early education, Ekta Batra completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Science from Ithaca College. While pursuing her graduation, she took Market Research and Integrated Marketing Communications as some of her subjects. After graduating in 2007, Ekta moved ahead with her Master’s Degree in Management from the University of Warwick. As she was pursuing her post-graduation, she was the representative and one of the members of the Warwick Strategy.

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Ekta’s Husband NameAjay Phadke
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Marital Status of Ekta Batra 

Presently, Ekta Batra is leading a married life with her husband, Ajay Phadke. Both of them got married on 16th November 2013.


While Ekta was moving ahead with her graduation, she started working with Merrill Lynch in September 2006 as an Industrial Placement. While working with the company, she was the financial planner for those who wanted to manage their wealth. She also focused on HNIs in some of the regions of New York. Moreover, Ekta worked with the team involved in marketing activities to gain and retain clients. But Ekta was not for a long time with Merrill Lynch. She only worked for four months and then pursued her Master’s Degree.

After pursuing her Master’s Degree, Ekta started working as a Research Analyst with CNBC TV18 in November 2008. As Ekta carried out the responsibilities, she was actively involved with equity research. After three years, Ekta was promoted to Editor of Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare in June 2022.

As Ekta took up the role, she was known for covering the news and events of the Pharma and Healthcare of CNBC TV18. Moreover, she was also involved in keeping track of stock market-related news and the various issues prevalent in the pharmaceutical sector. During that period, Ekta was also involved with producing and creating the podcast, The Medicine Box. Apart from everything else, Ekta also took interviews with many stakeholders in the health industry. Besides the stakeholders of Dr Reddys and Cipla, Ekta interviewed Biocon, Sun Pharma and Lupin stakeholders.

Beyond everything else, Ekta was also the anchor and moderator of various panels sponsored by BioAsia, Hero Mindmine Summit, and the FICCI. She also was busy with business analysis, creating content, and copy editing. Additionally, she was the host of many shows named ‘Power Breakfast’, ‘Trading Hour’, and ‘Your Stocks’.

Ekta Batra Accomplishments

Soon after observing her presentation skills in many shows, Ekta was honoured with the ‘Best Continuing Coverage’ award in the Pharma and Healthcare division for 2021-2022. Moreover, Ekta Batra was also recognized Under 40 journalists by ENBA in 2021-2022.

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Whenever Ekta is not occupied with any tasks, she loves reading books. Moreover, Ekta also loves travelling if she takes a long break from her usual routine.

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Who is Ekta Batra?

Ekta Batra has been working with CNBC TV18 since October 2008. While she keeps track of the healthcare and the pharma landscape, she is also the host of many shows named ‘Your Stocks’, ‘Power Breakfast’ and ‘Trading Hour’.

What is Ekta Batra currently doing?

Presently, Ekta Batra has been working with CNBC TV18 as an Editor. Apart from keeping an eye on the healthcare landscape, she has also conducted many shows and interviews.

For how many years has Ekta Batra been working in journalism?

Ekta Batra has been working in journalism for more than ten years.

Is Ekta Batra married to anybody?

Yes, Ekta Batra is married to a man named Ajay Phadke. Currently, she is living with her husband and her family in Mumbai.