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417. 

Who was awarded with Prof. C.R. Rao Award 2019 for his contribution in the field of Statistics during 13th Statistics Day?

[A]. Nanaji Deshmukh
[B]. Bhupen Hazarika
[C]. Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa
[D]. Dr. Subhra Sankar Dhar

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The Prof. C.R. Rao Award 2019 was conferred to Dr. Subhra Sankar Dhar, Associate Professor, IIT (Indian Institute of Technology), Kanpur for his contribution in the field of Statistics. It launched the revamped portal of Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS), SDG (Sustainable Development Goal) Dashboard, Baseline Report on SDGs and Study report on Revamping Project Management Practices conducted by Project Management Institute (PMI).MoSPI will institutionalize Prof. P.C. Mahalanobis National Award in Official Statistics to recognize and honour the outstanding contribution and meritorious work of Official Statisticians working in the Central Government, State Governments and their Institutions.

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