National Statistics Day Quick Facts

Event NameNational Statistics Day ()
Event StartedJune 5, 2007
Event LevelNational Day
Observed byIndia

National Statistics Day Brief

Every year 29 June is celebrated as National Statistics Day in India. This day is celebrated in Honor of the remarkable contribution of the famous Indian scientist and statistician PC Mahalanobis in the field of economic planning and statistical development.

National Statistics Day History

Keeping in view the remarkable contribution made by Professor Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis in the field of economic planning and statistical development after India's Independence, the 'Government of India' has declared his birthday '29 June' as a special day at the national level every year. It was decided to celebrate it as "Statistics Day".

A notification to this effect was published in the Gazette of India on 5th June, 2007. The day is celebrated by organizing seminars, discussions and competitions to highlight the importance of government statistics in national development.

National Statistics Day Objective

The objective of celebrating National Statistics Day is to encourage Prof. in socio-economic planning and policy making. To create awareness and motivate the public, especially the younger generation, about the role of Mahalanobis.

National Statistics Day Theme(s)

The theme of National Statistics Day is set by the Government of India every year:-

  • The main theme of this day in the year 2022 was 'Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)'.
  • The main theme of this day in the year 2021 was – 'Sustainable Development Goal' (SDGs).
  • The main theme of this day in the year 2020 was 'Connecting the world with data we can trust'.
  • The main theme of this day in the year 2019 was 'Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)'.
  • In the year 2018, the main theme of this day was 'Quality Assurance in Official Statistics'.
  • In the year 2017, the main theme of this day was 'Administrative Statistics'.
  • In the year 2016, the main theme of this day was 'Agriculture and Farmers Welfare'.
  • In the year 2015, the main theme of this day was 'Social Development'.
  • In the year 2014, the main theme of this day was 'Services Sector Statistics'.
  • In the year 2013, the main theme of this day was 'Labour and Employment Statistics'.

More info about National Statistics Day

Key facts related to Statistics Day:

  • In honor of the remarkable contribution of Prashant Chandra Mahalanobis in the field of economic planning and statistical development, the Government of India celebrates his birthday on 29 June every year as Statistics Day.
  • This day is celebrated at the national level.
  • The purpose of celebrating this day is to create awareness and inspire the public, especially the younger generation, about the role of Prof. Prashant Chandra Mahalanobis in socio-economic planning and policy making.
  • Statistics Day across the country through seminars, conferences, debates, quiz programmes, lecture series, registration competition etc. in the Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation, State Governments, National Sample Survey Offices across the country, Indian Statistical Institute, Universities/Departments etc. is celebrated from

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29 JuneNational Statistics Day - National Day
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National Statistics Day FAQs:

National Statistics Day is observed every year on 29 June.

Yes, National Statistics Day is an National Day that is celebrated every year on June all over the India.

National Statistics Day started on June 5, 2007.

National Statistics Day is observed every year by India.

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