Sankhyā: An introduction by Rabindranath Tagore

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Rabindranath Tagore (in 1909)
Sankhyā: First editorial by Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis

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P.C. Mahalanobis


The Indian Statistical Institute publishes Sankhyā, the Indian Journal of Statistics founded by Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis in 1933. He was its editor till his death.

The journal is now published in two series: A and B. The current Editorial Board of Sankhyā consists of :


Dipak K. Dey
Series A Editors:
  • Krishna Athreya
  • Gopal K. Basak
  • Francisco Louzada
Series B Editors:
  • Sudipto Banerjee
  • Bertrand Clarke
  • Bani Mallick
  • Sumitra Purkayastha
Full Editorial Board

Events / Updates

  • Sankhyā Series A is expected to bring out a special issue on Statistics on Manifolds this year.

  • The entire 80th volume, to be published in 2018, would be dedicated to PCM as part of the celebration of his one hundred and twenty-fifth birth anniversary.

  • To celebrate the one hundred and twenty-fifth birth anniversary of Professor P. C. Mahalanobis (PCM), the founder of Indian Statistical Institute and the founder Editor of Sankhyā, Sankhyā will bring out two special issues in 2018, one for each series, in addition to the regular issues. It is expected that the special issues will focus on PCM's work and beyond, which will highlight his contributions and their influence in modern Statistics, in theory or in different fields of application, including original contributions on topics of contemporary interest.

  • In addition, Sankhyā Series B is expected to bring out a PCM special issue on Econometrics in 2019.

All Updates