On World Statistics Day, celebrated on October 20 each year, many of us are not aware of who the man behind India's contribution to statistics is.
Let's take a look at the Father of Indian statistics:
Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis is regarded as the Father of Modern Statistics in India. From establishing the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) to shaping the Planning Commission and founding methodologies for large-scale surveys, PC Mahalanobis contributed extensively towards India's development.
Here are a few things to know about PC Mahalanobis: