The Department of Mathematics of St. Xavier’s College, Mapusa organised a function on 29th of June 2018 to mark National Statistic Day. National Statistics Day is being celebrated in our country on the 29th of June which is the birthday of Prof. P. C. Mahalanobis who is known as Father of Indian Statistics.
Dr Fr. Jeronimo D’Silva, Principal of the college was the Chief Guest for the function. In his address, Fr. Jeronimo appealed the students to take more interest in mathematics and statistics and to get inspired by the works of well-known mathematicians.
Dr B. C. Nair, Head of the Department welcomed the gathering. He has also given a talk on the contributions of Prof. P. C. Mahalanobis to Indian Statistics. Later a documentary on Mahalanobis was also screened.
Mr.Brian D’Souza, Assistant Professor compered the function. Mr.Zen Lobo proposed the vote of thanks. The second and third-year students attended the program.