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To popularize the use of Statistics in everyday life, every year 29th June is celebrated as the National Statistics Day. The day 29th June was chosen to acknowledge the invaluable contributions made by Prof. Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis in establishing the National Statistical System. 29th June is the birth anniversary of Prof. P.C Mahalanobis. National Statistics ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
The 13th National Statistics Day (NSD-2019) is celebrated on 29th June at the National level in India with theme “Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” to popularize the use of Statistics in everyday life and sensitize the public as to how Statistics helps in shaping and framing policies. The 2019 theme has been chosen for intensive and ..
The study from the researchers of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), UNICEF and the World Health Organisation (WHO) published in The Lancet Global Health makes the following observations: 20.5 million babies (14.6%) were found to have been born with low birth weight (less than 2.5 kg) in 2015. The prevalence in ..
Topics: Australia • Europe • Indian Statistical Institute • Low birth weight • New Zealand • North America • Saharan Africa • South Asia • Sweden • UK • UNICEF • Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare • USA • WHO • World Health Organisation
The 12th National Statistics Day (NSD-2018) is celebrated on June 29 at the National level in India with theme “Quality Assurance in Official Statistics” to create public awareness about the importance of statistics in socio-economic planning and policy formulation, and to acknowledge the contribution of Late Professor Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis. Ministry of Statistics & Programme ..
Topics: Baranagar • Bengal Renaissance • Brahmo Boys School • Brahmos • Indian Statistical Institute • Prasanta • Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis • Samarendra Nath Roy • Science and technology in India • West Bengal
Prof. Victor Yohoi of Argentina, the founder of the ‘Argentinean School’ of ‘Robust Statistics’ was recently conferred the International Award in Statistics (2011 Mahalanobis International Award) by International Statistical Institute, The Hague, Netherlands. About the Award: The Indian Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, representing the Government of India to the institute, confers this biennial ..
Topics: C. R. Rao • Economic growth • Fellows of the Econometric Society • Fellows of the Royal Society • Indian mathematicians • Indian Statistical Institute • Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis • Science and technology in India • Statisticians • United Nations Statistical Commission
The success of the First Five year plan boosted the confidence of the leaders. The agriculture growth target in the first plan was achieved, so government quickly started looking beyond agriculture. The second five-year plan focused on industry, especially heavy industry. The target of 25% Increase in the national income was set through rapid industrialization. ..
Topics: Economic history • Economy • First five-year plan • Five-year plans • Five-year plans of China • Five-Year Plans of India • Grigory Feldman • Indian Statistical Institute • Mahalanobis model. • Planning • Public Sector • Second Five Year Plan