Important Days
National Statistics Day
National Statistics Day is an annual event celebrated in India in June 29 to commemorate the birth anniversary of Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis.
▪ Theme 2024 : “Use of data for decision making.“
▪ Mahalanobis is called as the Father of Indian statistics.
▪ Mahalanobis is one of the members of India’s first planning commission.
▪ He played a pivotal role in the establishment of the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) in 1931.
▪ World Statistics Day is observed on October 20.

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