Indian Statistical Institute

The Indian Statistical Institute is renowned world-wide for research and teaching of statistics, as well as for its role in the national planning of India. This prestigious institution of India was founded by Professor P. C. Mahalanobis on 17th December, 1931. Currently it has its home in the northern fringe of the metropolis of Kolkata, where The Internationational Conference on Robust Statistics (ICORS), 2015 will held during January 12th to 16th, 2015.

It also has four additional centers in the four extremes of the country - at Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai and Tezpur.

Entrance of Kolkata Campus, Indian Statistical Institute

There are four main academic buildings in the Kolkata campus of the institute, namely the S. N. Bose Bhavan, R. A. Fisher Building, A. N. Kolmogorov Building, New Academic Building. The conference will take place in these buildings. A complete Map of Kolkata campus is given below.

R. A. Fisher Bhavan,Kolmogorov Building

Campus Map (click on the map for a larger version)

The Institute has a great heritage in terms of worldwide statistical integrity. The founder P. C. Mahalanobis lived all his life developing several applications of statistics in the formation of modern India from this Kolkata campus of the institute and also made the institute famous worldwide by connecting with several renowned personnel. Such memorable moments are carefully preserved in the P. C. M. Museum in the Kolkata Campus.

P. C. M. Museum; Madame Curie, R. A. Fisher & Nehru with the founder

The Institute is about only 12km from Kolkata International Airport. ISI volunteers will meet you at the airport to guide you to the Institute or your hotel.

Kolkata International Airport and Institute campus in Google Map

Introduction given at ICORS 2014.