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Professor Anadi Ranjan Roy (1920-1990) took M.Sc. Degree in Pure Mathematics in 1942 and in Statistics in 1944, both from Calcutta University. After completing his postgraduate, he joined the Indian Council of Agricultural Research and rose to the position of Professor of Statistics there. During his stay at Calcutta, he had the privilege of being taught by Professor P.C. Mahalanobis, Professor R.C. Bose, and Professor P.K. Bose among others. Subsequently, he proceeded to USA for doctoral degree from Stanford University on a Fulbright Grant where he worked with several stalwarts including Professor Charles Stein, Herman Chernoff, and Meyer Girshick. His teachers and research associates/supervisors were highly impressed by his research work and potentials. In 1959, he joined the Department of Statistics, Lucknow University as Professor and Head and continued to hold the position till his retirement in 1980.

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Our Work in various states of India



  • New Delhi
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Uttrakhand
  • Gujrat
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Punjab
  • Haryana
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Chhattisgarh
  • Bihar
  • Jharkhand
  • West Bengal
  • Assam
  • Shillong
  • Maharashtra
  • Karnataka
  • Odhisa
  • Rajasthan


  • We had invited Professor A.K. Nigam to the Academy to help us in rendering the statistical advice for finalizing our All India Report on Land Refprms. He is extremely knowledgeable and his presence in the workshop would be very helpful for the future of this project.

    S.V. Bhave, Chairman, Land Reforms Unit, Lal Bahadur Academy of Administration, Mussoorie Here
  • Thank you for inviting me to the Memorial Function on 27th Aug. 07. The fact Dr. Sheila Vir will be a chief guest & will be honoured at the function makes me extremely happy and proud. I met Sheila at a recent Conclave at Chennai and heard about this noble gesture of yours. We in Uttar Pradesh are all proud of Sheilas work as well as your work personally and through IASDS. It will be a privilege to be present in the occasion. With kind regards.

    Sehba Hussain Executive Director Beti FoundationHere
  • It was kind of you to send a copy of the Prof. A.R.Roy Memorial Volume- it makes for interesting reading and reiterates that determination finds favour with God and brings endeavours to fruition. Please accept the heartiest felicitation from A2Z on completion of two fruitful decades of IASDS. I am sure that the Institute will continue to serve the public by illuminating statistical research under your able stewardship.

    Suneel K. Muttoo Resident Advisor A2Z Project IndiaHere
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Why Choose Us?

  • Strives to generate statistical thinking and synthesize statistical sciences among other sciences in organizations engaged in development research so as to emerge with sound knowledge of implementable recommendations.
  • Endeavors in capacity building of such organizations by advising them to use modern and appropriate statistical tools for evidence based, scalable and replicable outcomes.
  • Conducts research studies, in-service training programs, provides consultancy, organises workshops on themes of global importance for other research organizations.
  • Proves its merit by successfully intertwining statistical sciences in diversified areas like Primary Education, Agriculture & Rural Development, Health, Nutrition, HIV/AIDS, Urban Infrastructure Development including Water supply, Sanitation and Drainage, Waste Management, Hygiene and Socio-economic aspects.

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