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PAU V-C inaugurates Statistical Data Analysis Lab
Ludhiana, February 2, 02.2023: PAU Vice Chancellor, Dr. Satbir Singh Gosal inaugurated the advanced Statistical Data Analysis Lab at the Department of Economics and Sociology.
The new lab is equipped with personal computers and advanced statistical data analysis software. While applauding the initiative, Dr. Gosal highlighted the vastness and diversity of databases in the field of agriculture; the statistical analysis of which is important for impactful policy making, he said, which in turn, would not only stabilize the agriculture sector but also help increase farmers’ income.
He congratulated the faculty and students and exhorted them to use the lab efficiently for maximum output.
Dr. Shammi Kapoor, Registrar, PAU, emphasized the need for an advanced data crunching lab in the current times when farming is reeling under the impact of complex social and economic issues.
Head Department of Economics and Sociology, Dr. Kamal Vatta, while divulging the creation of a new course on data analysis said that the data analysis lab is the need of the hour and will help concretize the analysis of agriculture-related data collected by the department.