Sankhyā: An introduction by Rabindranath Tagore

The enchantment of rhythm is obviously felt in music, the rhythm which is inherent in the notes and their groupings. It is the ...

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

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

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

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