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Remembering the ‘Plan Man’ of India – The Hindu

(This article first appeared in The Hindu on June 29, 2022)

  • Today, June 29, is national ‘Statistics Day’, in ‘recognition of the contributions made by Prof. Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, the ‘Plan Man’ of India; it is also his birthday. It was P.C. Mahalanobis, who established a strong statistical culture in India and nourished it diligently through his lifelong endeavours…

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