27-Mar-2015: The Department of Statistics and Operation Research, Aligarh Muslim University organized the fifth National Conference on "Statistical Inference, Sampling Techniques and Related Areas" under DRS (SAP-I) programme.
Inaugurating the conference, AMU Vice Chancellor, Lt. Gen. Zameer Uddin Shah said that statistics played an important role in decision making and an administrative body cannot take appropriate decision without correct data inputs. He hoped that deliberations in the conference will be of great use in objective studies and researches.
Prof. Ashish Sen Gupta, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata highlighted the issues concerning sampling techniques and data collection.
Prof. Qazi Mazhar Ali, Chairman, Department of Statistics welcomed the delegates. He said that recently four faculty members have got project grants from the University Grants Commission. Dr. Irfan Ali has been given 2014 Best Reviewer Award by a Journal published by Taylor and Francis.
Prof. Ali said that several participants from Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Puduchery, Karnataka, MP, Rajasthan and West Bengal are participating in the conference.