Dr Abhishek Rathore, Theme Leader – Statistics, Bio-Informatics & Data Management, ICRISAT, was honored as a Fellow of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics (ISAS), during its 71st Annual Conference on Statistics and Informatics for Farmers Welfare. Fellows are chosen based on their contribution to agricultural statistics.
The Annual Conference took place in Bharatpur, Rajasthan from 25 to 28 November, where Dr Rathore elaborated on the role of statistics and informatics in doubling farmers’ income.
Established in 1947, the ISAS is the first society of agricultural statistics and operates from the Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute (IASRI) in Pusa, New Delhi. ICRISAT’s Governing Board Member, Dr S Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR) is the honorary President of ISAS.