June 29 – National Statistics Day

To create public awareness among people about the importance of statistics in daily life and in the process of planning and development.
 Birth anniversary of India’s eminent statistician Late Prof Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis.
 Union Ministry of Statistics Programme Implementation had organised main function for the celebration day at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
 He was also a member of the Planning Commission from 1955 to 1967.
 2nd Five-Year Plan- Encouraged the development of heavy industry Mahalanobis model
 11th Statistics Day celebrated – Theme-2017- ‘Administrative Statistics’
 2016 Theme: “Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare”.

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