• Overview

Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis Memorial Museum and Archives at the headquarters of the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) houses a permanent exhibition on the life and works of Professor Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis and preserves the official and personal papers of Professor Mahalanobis. Read More . . .

  • History

During the early 1950s Professor Mahalanobis had initiated a new section in the Institute's library as 'Museum' where letters and reports from eminent personalities and photographs of distinguished visitors were stored with care. On the eve of the birth centenary of Professor Mahalanobis in 1993, the Institute decided to set up a museum. Read More . . .

  • Museum Galleries

Presently the museum has five galleries, each depicting phase of life and work of Professor Mahalanobis, with the display of 752 exhibits through 91 panels. The museum has in its collection a large number of artifacts related to Professor Mahalanobis. Read More . . .

  • Archives

The archives keep in its custody all the official and personal documents,  correspondence, files, scientific and literary papers, photographs, news paper cuttings, diaries and manuscripts of Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis and Nirmal Kumari Mahalanobis. Read More . . .


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