Mahalanobis is an Indian scientist who is the founder of Indian statistical Institute

And also the founder of the statistical measure, the Mahalanobis distance

Mahalanobis was later part of the Planning Commission

His Mahalanobis model of development was incorporated into the 5 year plans

The Mahalanobis model called for rapid industrialisation of India

One of his most important contributions are the introduction of large scale sample surveys

Harold Hotelling, an influential mathemetician and statistician wrote

“No technique of random sample has, so far as I can find, been developed in the United States or elsewhere”

” which can compare in accuracy with that described by Professor Mahalanobis”

Is Mahalanobis the greatest statistician India produced?

The Indian genius names Mahalanobis

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