Former Reserve Bank of India Governor, C. Rangarajan has been conferred P.C. Mahalanobis Lifetime Achievement Award with his recognition of his contribution to official statistics.
Mr. Rangarajan has conferred the award on Statistics day ie. on June 29 where the event was held virtually. In his acceptance speech, Mr. Rangarajan said, “I do hope that the National Statistical Commission will be given a statutory form soon. I also hope there will be a satisfactory end to the controversies that have risen on data recently”.
Mr. Rangarajan was the 19th Governor of Reserve Bank of India where he served between 22 December 1992 to 21 November 1997.