Former Reserve Bank of India governor C was on Monday conferred with the lifetime achievement award for his contribution to statistics on the event of Statistics Day.


In his acceptance speech, highlighted the significance of credibility of official statistics.



Besides heading and the Prime Minister’s Advisory Council, was chairman of the Statistical Commission, arrange in 2000 to overview the statistical system.


Speaking on the event, chairman of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, Bibek Debroy, stated Covid-19 has raised the problem of paucity of presidency expenditure and the necessity for its re-prioritization in direction of the well being sector


Chief statistician Pravin Srivastava stated the federal government will launch e-Sigma that may seize knowledge utilizing cell units.