Application of Statistical Tools in the Field of Commerce


UGC Sponsored National Workshop

Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal A UGC Sponsored National Workshop on the topic Application of Statistical Tools in the Field of Commerce was organised at the Bhopal School of Social Sciences . The chief guest of the occasion was Dr. G.S. Chouhan –Deputy Secretary UGC and the resource persons for the technical sessions were Dr. N.D. Mathur, Professor and HOD, Department of Economics, Manipal Univ. Jaipur and Dr. Seema Mehta, Associate Prof. Indian Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR Univ.). The proceedings were initiated with lighting of the lamp. The Principal of BSSS Fr. Dr. John P.J. welcomed the chief guest, the resource persons and the participants. This was followed by the inaugural address by the chief guest Dr. G.S. Chouhan who spoke on the importance of statistical research in every discipline and how it contributes to the progress. The convener of the workshop, Dr. Binoy Arickal, HOD of the Department of Commerce, in his address, highlighted the intention and applicability of statistical research. In his keynote address Dr. N.D. Mathur spoke about various stages of research viz. (preparation, incubation, intimation, illumination, verification) and how new-age technology has changed the intellectual scenario making the world flat and boundaryless. Dr. Smitha Pillai, the organising Secretary of this National workshop presented a vote of thanks at the end of the inaugural session. During the technical session, Dr. Mathur shared insightful observations and humorous anecdotes related to various aspects of research in Commerce, Science and humanities explaining that the progress of a country depends on the research and innovation of its intellectuals and scientists. He also elaborated upon identification of problem and research design. This workshop was attended by academicians and research scholars from Bhopal as well as other parts of the country.