It is an unique institution, devoted to the research, teaching & application of not only statistics and allied sciences, but also the natural
sciences, social sciences and their interface with the statistics. Founded by Prof. P. C. Mahalanobis, a Physicist turned Statistician; the Institute has been accorded the status of an INSTITUTE OF NATIONAL IMPORTANCE, by an Act of Parliament, 1959.
By virtue of this, it is:
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