Professor C. R. Rao (Calyampudi Radhakrishna Rao) is among the great Indian Statisticians, the world ever has seen, and we are all proud of .. Read more witnessing his birth centenary year in 2020. The conference consists of several invited talks from different mathematicians and statisticians who are associated with Prof. C. R. Rao or working in the area in which Rao contributed. About C. R. Rao Calyampudi Radhakrishna Rao was born on 10 September 1920, in a small town in south India called Hoovina Hadagali, then in the integrated Madras Province of British India, but now in a Bellary district of state Karnataka. CRR joined the course “training in statistics’’ offered by the ISI in January 1941. Six months later, Rao joined Calcutta University, which had just started a Master’s degree program in statistics, the first of its kind in India. He completed the course with first-class honors, first rank, and a gold medal in 1943. He was first among the first five people to receive an M.A.
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