Statistician Job of the Week

By Pankaj Naithani

As an applied statistician, my career focus is in regional planning, monitoring and evaluating development schemes, conducting specialised sample surveys, and calculating estimates of domestic products.

I practice ranking, indexing, principal component analysis, cluster analysis, multiple regression techniques, discriminant function and other statistical techniques for identifying levels of development of various micro-regions in my state – Uttarakhand—and country—India.