Fellowships, Awards and Recognitions
Fellowships and Awards
Received the Vigyan Ratna Samman (Jewel of Science Honor) award from the Council of Science & Technology, Uttar Pradesh (India) (Dept. of Science & Technology, Government of Uttar Pradesh, India) in 2018. [This award is given to a scientist for the continuous contribution to science, special scientific achievement or innovation, special scientific achievements or innovation, special science writing or outstanding technology development. ]
Received the Fellowship of Indian Academy for Mathematical Modeling and Simulation (IAMMS), India in 2018.
Received the Pandit Girish Ranjan and Sushama Rani Pathak Chair Professorship for a period of 3 years from 2017-2020 by the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (India).
Received the IISA Young Researcher Award in 2014 in the Theory Category from the International Indian Statistical Association. [IISA awards Young Researcher Awardin Applications to recognize outstanding contribution made in the areas of Statistics, Probability & related fields.]
Received the National Award for Young Statisticians -- Professor C.R. Rao Award in 2011 for the significant work in the field of statistics by the Ministry of Planning and Programme Implementation, Government of India.
Received the Bharat Shiksha Ratna Award in 2009 for by the GSHEG, India.
Received Mahalanobis Memorial Medal (MMM) - National Award for the year 2008 for the contribution in quantitative economics by the Indian Econometric Society, India in 2011.
Mercator Visiting Professorship from
(German Research Foundation (DFG)),
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation,
fellowship to do Post-doc research with
Professor Leon J.
Gleser at the
Department of Statistics, University of Pittsburgh,
Received Young Scientist
Award entitled `ISCA Young Scientists' Award' of the Indian Science
Honoured by The
Minister, Ministry of Planning and Implementation, Government of
Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) for Lectureship jointly conducted by U.G.C. / C.S.I.R. in December, 1992.
Recipient of Junior
Research Fellowship (J.R.F.) of Council of Scientific and Industrial
travel grants several times from
International Statistical Institute (The Netherlands), Royal Statistical
Society (U.K.), National Board of Higher Mathematics (N.B.H.M.) (
Chairman of the Advisory Committee for Investor Survey 2020, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for conducting the national level surveys, viz., SEBI survey of Household Investors 2020 and SEBI Digital Survey of Investors 2020.
Nominated as "Person of the Week" by the National Digital Library of India for scholarly online contributions of lecture notes on various topics in Statistics for the students and academicians, made specially available during this Pandemic COVID-19 in May 2020.
Member of sub-committee on scoping and product development for utilisation of artificial intelligence in public health, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India, since 2020.
Member of sub-committee on on legal and policy frameworks for the utilisation of artificial intelligence in public health, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India, since 2020.
Member of Board of Governors, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur for two years during 2020-21. Board comprises of eminent educationists and administrators for governing the IIT Kanpur.
Nominated as "Faculty in Focus" by the Center for Continuing Education (CCE), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur for academic contributions made in distance and continuing education, conduct of workshops for helping the students, professionals as well as academicians and popularizing the subject in the country.
Chairman, Department Advisory Group, Department of Mathematics and Scientific Computing, Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology, Gorakhpur, India for 2019-20.
Member of a committee constituted by National Testing Agency (NTA), Govt. of India for normalization of the marks of Joint Entrance Examination JEE (Mains) in 2018-19.
Member of the organizing
committee of international workshop on "TLS and Errors-in-variables Modeling''
Invited contributor of SciTopic Pages.
Work referred in the book entitled `Linear Models: Least Squares And Alternatives` by C.R. Rao and H. Toutenburg, Second Edition, 1999, Springer-Verlag.