By Saswati Bandyopadhyay
The Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) used to be proven on seventeenth December, 1931 by way of an excellent visionary Prof. Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis to advertise learn within the conception and purposes of data as a brand new scienti c self-discipline in India. In 1959, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the then major Minister of India brought the ISI Act within the parliament and specific it as an establishment of nationwide value as a result of its amazing achievements in statistical paintings in addition to its contribution to financial making plans. this present day, the Indian Statistical Institute occupies a prestigious place within the a- demic rmament. it's been a haven for vivid and proficient lecturers operating in a couple of disciplines. Its examine college has performed India proud within the arenas of records, arithmetic, Economics, machine technological know-how, between others. Over s- enty ve years, it has grown right into a significant banyan tree, just like the institute brand. The Institute now serves the kingdom as a uni ed and monolithic association from varied locations, particularly Kolkata, the Headquarters, Delhi, Bangalore, and Chennai, 3 facilities, a community of ve SQC-OR devices positioned at Mumbai, Pune, Baroda, Hyderabad and Coimbatore, and a department ( eld station) at Giridih. The platinum jubilee celebrations of ISI were introduced via Honorable top Minister Prof. Manmohan Singh on December 24, 2006, and the government. of India has declared twenty ninth June because the “Statistics Day” to commemorate the birthday of Prof. Mahalanobis nationally.