Udhampur, June 29: As part of special series of programs under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav, the Department of Statistics and and IQAC of Government Degree College Udhampur, under the patronship of the College Principal Dr. Romesh Kumar Gupta, on Wednesday organised a Seminar on National Statistics Day.
The Programme was hosted under the supervision of Dr. Ankush Bharti, HOD Statistics, and Prof. Gurvinder Raj Verma, Coordinator IQAC.
Prof. Babu Lal Thakur was the guest of honour, while Prof. Romesh Atri and Prof. Kamal Kishore were the special guests on the Occasion.
The program started with the welcome address by the Programme Coordinator Dr. Ankush Bharti, wherein she apprised the audience about Prof. Prashant Chandra Mahalanobis, his unparalleled contribution to Indian Statistics and Economic Planning and deliberated on this year’s theme of Data for Sustainable Development.
The Principal Dr. Romesh Kumar Gupta, in his message, applauded the Department of Statistics for organising a meticulous programme and stressed on increasing the role of Statistics and its understanding at large.
The Guest of honour, Prof. Babu Lal Thakur, congratulated the Department and the students for the seminar and also apprised them about the theme Data for Sustainable Development of the Nation. He laid stress on the adoption of the latest statistical tools and techniques to attain the envisioned theme.
After the inaugural session, seven students from the Department of Statistics Sania, Rahat, Naina Anisha, Preeti, Sakshi and Monika spoke on the life and contribution of Prof. P.C Mahalanobis and also about the importance of the National Statistics Day as well as the roadmap to achieve the Data Matrix on Sustainable Development of India in the coming years.
The guests were felicitated with the saplings as a token of gratitude and green initiative of the college.
All the speakers were given certificates of participation as well as gifts.
Dr. Pankaj Sharma, member IQAC tendered the vote of thanks on the occasion.
The programme was attended by Prof. ImtiazShahid, Prof. Jawaid Sarver, Dr. Ajay Kumar Sharma, Prof. Rakesh Singh and a number of students of the college.
About 170 people had registered for the event.
The entire programme was anchored by Sania and Rahat.