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researcher , Statistician

Markandey Rai, Indian statistician, researcher. Recipient Statistics in Agriculture, University Reading, United Kingdom, 1984-1985. Member of International Association Official Statistics (chairman SCORUS), Biometric Society, International Statistical Institute,, Indian Science Congress (life).

Background

Rai, Markandey was born on February 1, 1952 in Ujiar, U.P., India. Son of Hari Narayan Rai and Lilawati Devi.

Education

Bachelor, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 1972. Bachelor with honors, Bhagalpur (India) University, 1974. Master of Arts, Bhagalpur (India) University, 1976.

Doctor of Philosophy, Patna (India) University, 1983.

Career

Lecturer Patna University, 1979-1985, 86-87, University Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania, 1985-1986. Reader Patna University, 1987. Lecturer University Nairobi, Kenya, 1987-1992.

Statistician United Nations Center for Human Settlements (Habitat), Nairobi, since 1992. Research fellow University Grant Commission, India, 1977—1979. Referee Communications in Statistics, 1990.

Consultant United Nations Center for Human Settlements, 1991. International electoral observer United Nations, South Africa, 1994, Mozambique, 94. President United Nations Nairobi Staff Union, since 2002.

Chairperson of the standing committee on regional and urban statistics International Statistical Institute.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Compendium of Human Settlements Statistics, 1995, 2001, author wall charts. Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Member of International Association Official Statistics (chairman SCORUS), Biometric Society, International Statistical Institute,, Indian Science Congress (life).

Connections

Married Gaytri Rai, May 18, 1977.

father:
Hari Narayan Rai

mother:
Lilawati Devi

spouse:
Gaytri Rai