Dr. Hukum Chandra
Fellow, Elected 2017

Born in Raigarh, Uttar Pradesh on 7 November 1972. Educated at Govt. Primary School, Raigarh, Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh. B.Sc. (1993), M.Sc. Statistics (1995) and M.Phil. Statistics (1998) from University of Delhi, Delhi; and Ph.D. Social Statistics (2007) from University of Southampton, United Kingdom. Post-doctoral Research from University of Wollongong, Australia (2011).

ICAR-National Fellow, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi, 2014 to date.

Scientist, 1997-2002, Scientist (Sr. Scale), 2002-2007, Senior Scientist, 2007-2013 and Principal Scientist, 2013-2014, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi. Post-doctoral Research Fellow, 2010-2011, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia. Academic Visitor, University of Pisa, Italy, 2014. International Consultant, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Awards/Honours: National Award in Statistics in Honour of Professor CR Rao, 2015; Cochran-Hansen Award, International Association of Survey Statisticians, 2009; Lal Bahadur Shastri Outstanding Young Scientist Award, ICAR, 2012; Young Researchers / Student award, American Statistical Association, 2006 and 2007; Professor PV Sukhatme Gold Medal Award, ISAS 2014; Dr. D.N. Lal Memorial Lecture Award, ISAS, 2012; Commonwealth Scholarship, Association of Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom, 2004-2007; Rank Ist in M.Sc. Statistics, University of Delhi, 1995; Elected Member, International Statistical Institute, The Netherlands; Council Member, International Association of Survey Statisticians, 2015-2019.

Research Areas: Small Area Estimation, Sample Survey Design and Analysis, Poverty Mapping, Statistical Methodology for Improvement of Agricultural Statistics including Livestock.

Address: ICAR National Fellow, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, Library Avenue, Pusa, New Delhi 110012; B-137, Ashok Vihar, Phase - IV, Delhi 110052; [Tel: Off. (011) 25843398; Res. (011) 47571929, Cell: 9999450020; Fax: (011) 25841564; Email: hchandra12@gmail.com; hukum.chandra@icar.gov.in]