National Fellow

National Fellow & Principal Scientist

ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute (ICAR-IASRI)

Library Avenue, PUSA Campus, New Delhi-110012, India

Telephone: 0091-11-25843398 (Office)

Fax : 0091-11-25841564

Mobile : 0091-9999450020

hchandra12@gmail.com ; hukum.chandra@icar.gov.in

Dr. Hukum Chandra

Research Interest        

Small Area Estimation, Sample Survey Design and Analysis, Outlier Robust Inference from Survey Data, Multilevel Models for Survey Data, Bootstrap Methods, Spatial Analysis, Geographically Weighted Regression, Statistical Modeling and Data Analysis, Poverty Mapping, Disaggregated Analysis of Health Data, Energy Management in Agriculture and Production Agriculture, Statistical Methodology for Improvement of Agricultural Statistics including Livestock.

Major Research Projects

  • Robust and Efficient Small Area Estimation Methods for Agricultural and Socio-economic Surveys and Their Application in Indo-Gangetic Plain. Funded by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi (as part of ICAR-National Fellow Award). November 25, 2014 – November 24, 2019 (Project Investigator).
  • Pilot Study for Developing State Level Estimates of Crop Area and Production on the Basis of Sample Sizes Recommended by Professor Vaidyanathan Committee Report. Funded by Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India, February 2015 – March 2018 (Project Co-Investigator).
  • Two Step Calibration for Estimation of Finite Population Total under Two-Stage Sampling Design. Funded by the Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi, July 29, 2017 – January 28, 2020. (Project Co-Investigator).
  • Development of Innovative Approaches for Small Area Estimation of Crop Yield, Socio-economic and Food Insecurity Parameters. Funded by the ICAR’s Lal Bahadur Shastri Outstanding Young Scientist Award-2012. December 09, 2013-March 31, 2017 (Project Investigator).
  • Study on Improving Methods For Estimating Crop Area, Yield and Production Under Mixed, Repeated and Continuous Cropping. Funded by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of United Nations, Rome, Italy. December, 2014 – November, 2016 (Project Co-Investigator).
  • Pilot Study for Estimation of Seed, Feed and Wastage Ratios of Major Food grains. Funded by the CSO, Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation, Govt. of India. June 2013-December 31, 2015 (Project Co-Investigator).
  • Statistics from Space Support to Ethiopia to Improve Agricultural Statistics in Ethiopia. Funded by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, Ethiopia, as part of International Consultant Sampling, July 27-August 17, 2013.
  • Small Area Estimation for Skewed Data. Funded by the Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi, January 19, 2013 –December 10, 2014 (Project Investigator).
  • A Study on Calibration Estimators of Finite Population Total for Two Stage Sampling Design. Funded by the Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi, April 2012 – March 31, 2014 (Project Co-Investigator).
  • Evaluation of Scheme of Agricultural Census. Funded by the Department of Agriculture and Co-operation, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India, October 05 2011 – April 05, 2012 (Project Co-Investigator).
  • Spatial Nonstationarity in Small Area Estimation under Area Level Model. Funded by the Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi, October 2011 – September 2013. (Project Investigator).
  • On Small Area Inference Using Survey Weights. Funded by the Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi, August 2011 – August 2013. (Project Investigator).
  • Establishment of National Agricultural Bioinformatics Grid (NABG) in ICAR. Funded by World Bank via National Agricultural Innovation Project. 01 April 2010- 30 June 2014 (Project Co-Investigator).
  • Development of Software for Survey Data Analysis. Funded by the Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi, February 2009 – March 15, 2012. (Project Co-Investigator).
  • Sampling Methodology for Estimation of Meat Production in Meghalaya. Funded by the Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fishery, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India, May 2009-April 2011 (Project Investigator).
  • Estimation of Urban Slum Population in the Country and Capacity Building. Funded by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, September 1, 2009 to January 31, 2010 (Project Co-Investigator).
  • Evaluation of Rationalization of Minor Irrigation Statistics Scheme. Funded by Ministry of Water Resources, Govt. of India, August, 2009 – December, 2009 (Project Co-Investigator).
  • Small Area Estimation with Zero-Inflated Data. Funded by the Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi, September 2008 – November 2009 (Project Investigator).
  • Pilot Study on Small Area Crop Estimation Approach for Crop Yield Estimates at Gram Panchayat Level. Funded by Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India, September 2007- August 2008 (Project Co-Investigator).
  • Study on Economic Factors for Crop Production and Their Cost of Cultivation. (Co-Investigator).
  • Study on Input Use Efficiency in Increasing the Food grains Production. (Co-Investigator).
  • Data Analysis for All India Coordinated Research Project on “Energy Requirement in Agriculture Sector”. (Co-Investigator).
  • Assessment of Regional/National Energy Use and Future Requirement in Production Agriculture. (Co-Investigator).
  • Assessment of Farm Power Availability in India. (Co-Investigator).

Awards, Scholarships and Recognitions

  • FNAAS: Fellow of the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, India, 2017 onwards.
  • National Award in Statistics 2015 in Hournor of Professor C.R. Rao, by the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation, Govt. of India, 2015.
  • ICAR- National Fellow, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, Nov 25, 2014 onwards (for 5 years).
  • V. Sukhatme Gold Medal Award 2014, by the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, New Delhi, India.
  • Lal Bahadur Shastri Outstanding Young Scientist Award-2012 by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, India. The award was given for outstanding contribution in the field of Social Sciences.
  • N. Lal Memorial Award 2012 in recognition of contributions made in the field of Agricultural Statistics by the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, New Delhi, India.
  • Post Doctorate Fellowship, University of Wollongong Australia, Funded by the Australian Research Council Grants, July 2010-June 2011.
  • Cochran-Hansen Award 2009 for the Young Survey Statisticians by the International Association of Survey Statisticians, 2009.
  • British Government Commonwealth Scholarship offered by the Association of Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom, October 2004-September 2007.
  • Young Researchers/Student award 2007 of the Survey Research Methods, Social Statistics and Government Statistics Sections of the American Statistical Association, 2007.
  • Laha Travel Award, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, USA, 2007.
  • Young Researchers/Student award 2006 of the Survey Research Methods, Social Statistics and Government Statistics Sections of the American Statistical Association, 2006.
  • Travel Award from the Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt, Germany, March 2006.
  • CSIR-UGC-Junior Research Fellowship & National Eligibility Test (NET), India, 1996.
  • Rank Ist in M.Sc. in Statistics, University of Delhi, India, 1995.
  • Rank Ist in B.Sc., Zakir Husain College, University of Delhi, India, 1990-1993.

 

Other Academic/Research Peer Recognition/ Academic Leadership

  • Elected Member, International Statistical Institute, The Netherlands.
  • Academic Visitor, Department of Economics and Management, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy, June 09, 2014 -August 01, 2014.
  • Visiting Research Fellow, School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics, University of Wollongong, Australia, September 15-October 15, 2006.
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice (An International Journal, Taylor & Francis).
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Model Assisted Statistics and Applications (An International Journal, IOS Press).
  • Associate Editor, Statistics and Applications.
  • Member Editorial Board, Journal of Safe Agriculture.
  • Guest Editor, Special issue on “Survey Methodology and Applications”, Journal of Society of Statistics, Computer and Applications, 2017-2018.
  • Guest Editor, Special issue on “Randomized Response Techniques and Their Applications”, Journal of Society of Statistics, Computer and Applications, 2016-2017.
  • Guest Editor, Special issue on “Small Area Estimation”, Journal of Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 2011-2012.
  • Co-Organizing Secretary, the 68th Annual Conference on Statistics and Informatics in Agricultural Research organized by Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics at IASRI, New Delhi during January 29-31, 2015.
  • International Consultant for the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations in the project on “Country Statistical Capacity Assessment and Strategic Planning in Agricultural Statistics in Sri Lanka” under Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics”, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2016-17.
  • International Consultant for the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations in the project on “Country Statistical Capacity Assessment and Strategic Planning in Agricultural Statistics in Sri Lanka” under Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics”, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2015-16.
  • International Consultant Sampling for the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations in the FAO project on “Ethiopia Statistics from Space” (under Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics), Addis Ababa Ethiopia, July 27-August 17, 2013.
  • Expert Member, project on “Ethiopia Statistics from Space” under Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics, organized by Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, April 23-27, 2017.
  • Expert Member, project on “Ethiopia Statistics from Space” under Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics, organized by Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, December 04-08, 2016.
  • Expert Member, Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai, India, 2017-18.
  • Expert Member, Socio-economic Panel Survey on the Elderly Population in Tamil Nadu: J-PAL South Asia at the Indian Institute of Financial Management and Research in Chennai, in collaboration with Government of Tamil Nadu, India, 2017-18.
  • Expert (and Panelists), to review the research work of Population Research Centres, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt of India, Trivandrum, Kerala, October 6-7, 2016.
  • Expert Member, Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, Poverty estimation project, 2015-16.
  • Expert Member Core Group, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Committee on “Finalization of Modalities for Normalization of JEE (Main) and Board Scores, 2013”, of India, 2012-2013.
  • Expert Member Core Group, Committee constituted for “Suggesting the Statistical Methodology” to generate data on Student Enrolment, Ministry of Human Resources Development, Govt. of India, 2013.
  • Member, sub-group on “Development of Common Curriculum for Training on Agricultural and Rural Statistics in Asia and the Pacific”, United Nations Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific, Chiba, Japan (constituted in September 2014).
  • Member, sub-group on “Skills Framework and Training Needs Assessment Tools for Agricultural and Rural Statistics in Asia and the Pacific”, United Nations Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific, Chiba, Japan, (constituted in September 2014).
  • Member Award Committee, Cochran-Hansen Award 2017 for the Young Survey Statisticians by the International Association of Survey Statisticians, 2017, The Netherlands.
  • Member Scientific Program Committee, International Indian Statistical Association 2017, Hyderabad, India, December 28-30, 2017.
  • Member Scientific Advisory Committee, The First Asian International Statistical Institute Satellite Conference on Small Area Estimation, 2013 (SAE 2013), Bangkok, Thailand, September 01-04, 2013.
  • Member Organizing Committee, Annual conference of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics – An International Conference on Statistics and Informatics in Agricultural Research, New Delhi, December 18-20, 2012.
  • Member of Programme Committee, Small Area Estimation 2011 conference, University of Trier, Trier, Germany, August 11-13, 2011.

Research Publications

 

Selected Research Papers in Referred Journal

  • Aditya, K, Biswas, A., Gupta, A.K. and Chandra, H. (2017). District level crop yield Estimation Using Calibration Approach. Current Science, 112(9), page 1927-1931.
  • Basak, P., Sud, U.C. and Chandra, H. (2017). Calibration Estimation of Regression Coefficient for Two-stage Sampling Design. Journal of Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 71(1), page 1–6.
  • Basak, P., Sud, U.C. and Chandra, H. (2017). Calibration Estimation of Regression Coefficient for Two-stage Sampling Design using Single Auxiliary Variable. Journal of Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics.
  • Chandra, H., Kumar, S. and Aditya, K. (2017). Small Area Estimation of Proportions with Different Levels of Auxiliary Data. Biometrical Journal. In Press.
  • Chandra, H. and Salvati, N. (2017). Small Area Estimation for Count Data under a Spatial Dependent Aggregated Level Random Effects Model. Communications in Statistics – Theory and Methods. Online First, published on 18 April 2017, doi/abs/10.1080/03610926.2017.1317806.
  • Chandra, H., Salvati, N. and Chambers, R. (2017). Small area prediction of counts under a non-stationary spatial model. Spatial Statistics, 20, page 30–56.
  • Guha, S., Sud, U.C. and Chandra, H. (2017). Calibration Approach Based Chain Ratio Type and Chain Product Type Estimators in Two Phase Sampling Involving Two Auxiliary Variables. Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice, Online First, published on 14 June 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15598608.2017.1341354
  • Aditya, K. and Chandra, H. (2016). Estimation of crop area and yield at state and national level based on reduced sample sizes. Samikshya, 10, page 6-11.
  • Aditya, K., Sud, U.C. and Chandra, H. (2016). Calibration Approach Based Estimation of Finite Population Total Under Two Stage Sampling. Journal of Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 70(3), page 219-226.
  • Aditya, K., Sud, U.C., Chandra, H. and Biswas, A. (2016). Calibration Based Regression Type Estimator of the Population Total under Two Stage Sampling Design. Journal of Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 70(1), page 19-24.
  • Chandra, H. and Chambers, R. (2016). Small Area Estimation for Semicontinuous Data. Biometrical Journal. 58 (2), page 303–319.
  • Mourya, K. K., Sisodia, B. V. S. and Chandra, H. (2016). Calibration Approach for Estimating Finite Population Parameters in Two-Stage Sampling. Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice, 10 (3), page 550-562.
  • Raman, K. R, Sud, U.C., and Chandra, H. (2016). Calibration Approach for Estimating Population Total with Sub Sampling of Nonrespondents Under Single-And Two-Phase Sampling. Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods, 45 (10), page 2842-2856.
  • Raman, K. R, Sud, U.C., and Chandra, H. (2016). Calibration Approach Based Product Estimator of Finite Population Total with Sub-sampling of Non-respondents under Single and Two-phase Sampling. Communications in Statistics – Simulation and Computation. Communications in Statistics—Simulation and Computation, 45 (8), page 2965–2980.
  • Aditya,, Sud, U.C. and Chandra, H. (2015). District Level Crop Yield Estimation Under Spatial Small Area Model. Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics. 69(1), page 49-56.
  • Chandra, H., Salvati, N. and Chambers, R. (2015). A Spatially Nonstationary Fay-Herriot Model for Small Area Estimation. Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology. 3, page 109–135.
  • Chandra, H. Sud, U. C. and Gharde, Y. (2015). Small Area Estimation Using Estimated Population Level Auxiliary Data. Communications in Statistics – Simulation and Computation. 44(5), page 1197-1209.
  • Aditya, K., Sud, U.C. and Chandra, H. (2014). Estimation of Domain Mean using Two Stage Sampling with Sub-Sampling of Non-respondents. Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics. 68(1), page 39-54.
  • Basak, P. Chandra, H., and Sud, U.C. (2014). Estimation of Finite Population Total for Skewed Data. Journal of Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics. 68(3), page 333-341.
  • Basak, P., Chandra, H., Sud, U.C. and Lal, S.B. (2014). Prediction of Population Total for Skewed Variable under a Log Transform Model. International Journal of Agricultural and Statistical Sciences, 9 (suppl. 1), page 143-154.
  • Berg, E. and Chandra, H. (2014). Small Area Prediction for a Unit Level Lognormal Model. Computational Statistics and Data 78, page 159–175.
  • Chambers, R., Chandra, H., Salvati, N. and Tzavidis, N. (2014). Outlier Robust Small Area Estimation. Journal of Royal Statistical Society, Series B. 76 (1), page 47-69.
  • Gupta, A. K., Sud, U. C., Chandra, H. and Singh, M. (2014). Methodology for Estimation of Meat Production in North East Hilly Region. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. 84(7), page 783-788.
  • Lal, S. B., Sharma, A., Chandra, H. and Rai, A. (2014). Web Based Sample Selection for Survey Data. Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics. 68(1), page 101-108.
  • Sud U. C., Chandra H. and Gupta V. K. (2014). On Calibration Approach Based Product Estimator. Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice. 8, page 1-14.
  • Sud, U. C., Chandra, H. and Gupta, V. K. (2014). Calibration Approach Based Regression Type Estimator for Inverse Relationship Between Study and Auxiliary Variable. Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice. 8, page 707-721.
  • Chandra, H. (2013). Exploring Spatial Dependence in Area Level Random Effect Model for Disaggregate Level Crop Yield Estimation. Journal of Applied Statistics. 40, page 823-842.
  • Raman, R.K., Sud, U. C., Chandra, H. and Gupta, V. K. (2013). Calibration Estimator of Population Total with Sub-sampling of Non-respondents. Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics. 67(3), page 329-337.
  • Sud, U. C., Aditya, K., Chandra, H. and Parsad, R. (2013). Two Stage Sampling with Two-phases at the Second Stage of Sampling for Estimation of Finite Population Mean under Random Response. Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics. 67(3), page 305-317.
  • Aditya, K., Sud, U.C. and Chandra, H. (2012). Estimation of Domain Total for Unknown Domain Size in the Presence of Nonresponse. Statistics and Application, 10 (1-2), New Series, page 13-25.
  • Chambers, R. and Chandra, H. (2012). A Random Effect Block Bootstrap for Clustered Data. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics. 22(2), page 452-470.
  • Chandra, H., Salvati, N, Chambers, R.L. and Tzavidis, N. (2012). Small Area Estimation under Spatial Nonstationarity. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis. 56 (12), page 2875-2888.
  • Chandra, , Chambers, R. and Salvati, N. (2012). Small Area Estimation of Proportions in Business Surveys. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 82 (6), page 783-795.
  • Chandra, H. and Sud, U.C. (2012). Small Area Estimation for Zero-Inflated Data. Communications in Statistics – Simulation and Computation. 41 (5), page 632–643.
  • Johnson, F.A, Chandra, H., Brown, J. and Padmadas, S. (2012). Small Area Estimation for Policy Development: A Case Study of Child Undernutrition in Ghana. Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 66(1), page 171-186.
  • Gharde, Y., Rai, A. and Chandra, H. (2012). Hierarchical Bayes Small Area Estimation Approach for Spatial Data. Journal of Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics. 66(2), page 259-268.
  • Johnson, F.A., Matthews, J., Padmadas, S.S., Chandra, H., and Madise, N.J. (2012). Estimating Unmet Need for Contraception by District Within Ghana: An Application of Small-Area Estimation Techniques. Population Studies: A Journal of Demography, 66 (2), 105-122].
  • Salvati, N., Chandra, H. and Chambers R. (2012). Model Based Direct Estimation of Small Area Distributions. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Statistics, 54(1), page 103-123.
  • Sisodia, B.V.S. and Chandra, H. (2012). Estimation of Crop Production at Smaller Geographical Level in India. Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics 66(2), page 313-319.
  • Sud, U. C., Aditya, K., Chandra, H. and Parsad, R. (2012). Two Stage Sampling For Estimation of Population Mean With Sub-Sampling of Non-respondents. Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 66 (3), page 447-457.
  • Sud U.C., Chandra H. and Srivastava, A.K. (2012). Crop Yield Estimation at District Level Using Improvement of Crop Statistics Scheme Data – An Application of Small Area Estimation Technique. Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics. 66(2), page 321-326.
  • Tzavidis, N., Chambers, R., Salvati, N. and Chandra, H., (2012). Small Area Estimation in Practice: An Application to Agricultural Business Survey Data. Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 66(1),page 213-228.
  • Chambers, R., Chandra, H., and Tzavidis, N. (2011). On Bias-Robust Mean Squared Error Estimation for Linear Predictors for Domains. Survey Methodology, 37 (2), page 153-170.
  • Chandra, G., Tiwari, N. and Chandra, H. (2011). Adaptive Cluster Sampling Based on Ranked Sets. Advances in Methodology and Statistics, 8 (1), page 39-55.
  • Chandra, H. (2011). Model-Based Direct Vs Indirect Estimators for Small Areas. Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 65(3), page 347-358.
  • Chandra, H. and Chambers, R. (2011). Small Area Estimation Under Transformation To Linearity. Survey Methodology, 37 (1), page 39-51
  • Chandra, H. and Chambers, R. (2011). Small Area Estimation for Skewed Data in Presence of Zeros. The Bulletin of Calcutta Statistical Association, 63, page 249-252.
  • Chandra, H., Salvati, N. and Sud, U.C. (2011). Disaggregate-level Estimates of Indebtedness in the State of Uttar Pradesh in India-An Application of Small Area Estimation Technique. Journal of Applied Statistics, 38(11), page 2413-2432.
  • Chandra, , Sud, U. C. and Salvati, N. (2011). Estimation of District Level Poor Households in the State of Uttar Pradesh in India by Combining NSSO Survey and Census Data. Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 65(1), page 1-8.
  • Chandra, H. (2010). Small Area Estimation with Binary Variables. Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 64 (3), page 367-376.
  • Johnson, F.A., Chandra, H., Brown, J., and Padmadas, S. (2010). Estimating District-level Births Attended by Skilled Attendants in Ghana using Demographic Health Survey and Census Data: An Application of Small Area Estimation Technique. Journal of Official Statistics, 26 (2), page 341–359.
  • Chandra, H., Bathla, H.V.L. and Sud, U.C. (2010). Small Area Estimation Under a Mixture Model. Statistics in Transition, 11 (3), page 503-516.
  • Salvati, N., Chandra, H., Giovanna, R. and Chambers, R. (2010). Small Area Estimation Using a Nonparametric Model Based Direct Estimator. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 54 (9), page 2159-2171.
  • Sud, U.C., Chandra, H. and Chhikara, R.S. (2010). Domain Estimation in the Presence of Non-Response. Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 64 (3), page 343-347.
  • Chandra, H. (2009). Estimation of Small Area Proportions Under Unit Level Spatial Models. Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 63(3), page 267-276.
  • Chandra, H. and Chambers, R. (2009). Multipurpose Weighting for Small Area Estimation. Journal of Official Statistic, 25 (3), page 379-395.
  • Srivastava, A.K., Sud, U. C. and Chandra, H. (2007). Small Area Estimation- An Application to National Sample Survey Data. Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics. 61(2), page 249-254.
  • Chandra H., Salvati N. and Chambers R. (2007). Small Area Estimation for Spatially Correlated Populations. A Comparison of Direct and Indirect Model-based Methods. Statistics in Transition, 8, page 887-906.
  • Chandra, H. and Chambers, R. (2005). Comparing EBLUP and C-EBLUP for Small Area Estimation. Statistics in Transition, 7 (3), page 637-648.
  • Chandra, H., De, D. and Singh, R.S. (2005). A Statistical Perspective of Energy Consumption Pattern for Direct Sown Paddy Cultivation in India. Agricultural Situation in India, May 2005.
  • Chandra, H., De, D. and Singh, R.S. (2005). An analytical Approach to Energy Management in Soybean-Wheat cultivation in Madhya Pradesh. Agricultural Situation in India, March 2005.
  • Singh, G. and Chandra, H. (2004). Growth Analysis of Production and Economic Factors in Rapeseed-mustard cultivation in India. Journal of Oilseed Research, 21(1), page 125-129.
  • Singh, R.S., De, D. and Chandra, H. (2004). Energy Consumption Scenario in Indian Production Agriculture. Asian Economy Review, 46 (3), page 521-535.
  • Chandra, H. and De, D. (2004). Spatial Variation in Energy Consumption Pattern in Paddy Cultivation in India. Agricultural Situation in India, December 2004.
  • Chandra, H. and Singh, G. (2004). Production and Economic Factors in Soybean Cultivation in Madhya Pradesh from A Statistical Perspective. Journal of Agricultural Marketing, XII (1), page 1-15.
  • Chandra, H., Verma, S., De, D. and Singh, R.S. (2004). Optimization in Energy Resources for Wheat Cultivation in Madhya Pradesh. Agricultural Situation in India, November 2004.
  • Singh, G. and Chandra, H. (2004). Production and Economic Factors Growth in Cultivation of Groundnut, Arachis hypogaea L. Crop in India. Journal of Oilseed Research, 21(1), page 121-124.
  • Singh, G. and Chandra, H. (2003). Analysis of Economic Factors and Productivity in Food grains Production in India. Asian Economic Review, 45 (2), page 354 -374.
  • De, D., Chandra, H. and Singh, R.S. (2002). Farm Power Availability Pattern and Its Impact on Food grain Productivity in Madhya Pradesh. Journal of Agricultural Engineering, 39 (3), page 12-25.
  • Singh, G. and Chandra, H (2002). Analysis of Growth Trends in Cost of Cultivation of Wheat Crops in India. Agricultural Situation in India, LIX (6), page 341-349.
  • Singh, G. and Chandra, H. (2001). The Paradox of Declining Agricultural Output Growth Co-exiting with Declining Prices of Agricultural Commodities. Journal of Agricultural Situation in India, VII (5), page 175-187.
  • Singh, R.S., De, D. and Chandra, H. (2001). Energy Efficiency for Wheat Production under Irrigated Condition in Madhya Pradesh. Journal of Asian Economic Review, 43(2), page 236-244.
  • De, D., Singh, R.S. and Chandra, H. (2001).Technological Impact on Energy Consumption in Rainfed Soybean Cultivation in Madhya Pradesh. Applied Energy, 70(3), page 193-213.
  • Singh, G. and Chandra, H. (2001). Macro Analysis of Effect of Use of Fertilizer, Irrigation and Farm power in Increasing Food grains Productivity in Uttar Pradesh. Agricultural Situation in India, LVIII (6), page 265-270.
  • Singh, G. and Chandra, H. (2001). Growth trends in Area, Yield and Production of Food grain in Uttar.  Agricultural Situation in India, LVIII (9), page 423-426.
  • Singh, G. and Chandra, H. (2001). Analysis of Area, Production and Productivity Trend of Food grain in Madhya Pradesh. Journal of Agricultural Situation in India, February 2001, page 597-602.
  • Chandra, H., De, D. and Singh, R.S. (2000). Scenario of Power Availability in Uttar Pradesh Agriculture. Journal of Agricultural Engineering, 37 (3), page 27-40.
  • Singh, G. and Chandra, H. (2000). Analytical Approach to Growth Dynamics of Agricultural Inputs and their Effect in Increasing Productivity in Madhya Pradesh. Agricultural Situation in India, 56 (12), page 723-731.

Books/E-Books

  • Sud, U.C., Chandra, H, Bhar L.M. and Sarkar S.K (2015). Statistics and Informatics in Agricultural Research. Excel India Publication, New Delhi. ISBN Number: 978-93-84869-98-4.
  • Chandra, G., Nautiyal, R. and Chandra, H. (2015). Statistics in Forestry: Methods and Applications. Bonfring Publication, India. ISBN Number: 978-93-84743-83-3.
  • Chandra, H. (2012). Improved Direct Estimators for Small Areas. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, ISBN Number: 978-3-659-17696-8.
  • Chandra, H., U.C., Aditya, K., Gupta, V.K. and Bharadwaj, A. (2013). Recent Advances in Sample Survey and Analysis of Survey Data using Statistical Software. E-book, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi, 252 pages. http://iasri.res.in/ssrs/e-books.html
  • Singh, K.N., Kumar, A. and Chandra, H. (2012). Forecasting Techniques in Agriculture. E-book, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi, 346 pages. http://www.iasri.res.in/ebook/FET/index.htm
  • Sud, U.C., Chandra, H. and Aditya, K. (2012). Techniques of Estimation and Forecasting of Crop Production in India. E-book, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi. Pages 352. http://www.iasri.res.in/ebook/TEFCPI_sampling/index.htm

Research Report/Technical Bulletin

  • Chandra, H. and Aditya, K. (2017). Development of Innovative Approaches for Small Area Estimation of Crop Yield, Socio-economic and Food Insecurity Parameters, Project Report. ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi, India, 2017. I.A.S.R.I./P.R.-07/2017
  • Sud, U.C., Ahmad, T., Gupta, V.K., Chandra, H., Sahoo, P.M., Aditya, K., Singh, M. and Biswas, A. (2017). Methodology for Estimation of Crop Area and Crop Yield under Mixed and Continuous Cropping. Technical Report Series GO-21-2017. Global Strategy, FAO, Rome Publication.
  • Sud, UC, Ahmad, T, Gupta, VK, Chandra, H, Sahoo, P.M., Aditya, K, Singh, M and Biswas, A (2016). Measuring Crop Area and Yield under Pure Stand, Mixed and Continuous Cropping: Findings from the Field Tests in three countries, under the project “Research on Improving Methods for Estimating Crop Area, Yield and Production under Mixed, Repeated and Continuous Cropping”. Working Paper No. 16. December 2016. Global Strategy, FAO, Rome Publication. http://gsars.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/WP-16.01.2017-Findings-from-the-Field-Tests-Conducted-in-Three-Countries.pdf
  • Sud, U.C., Ahmad, T., Gupta, V.K., Chandra, H., Sahoo, P.M., Aditya, K., Singh, M. and Biswas, A. (2016). Synthesis of Literature and Framework under the project “Research on Improving Methods for Estimating Crop Area, Yield and Production under Mixed, Repeated and Continuous Cropping”. Working Paper No. 5. Global Strategy, FAO, Rome Publication. Available at: http://gsars.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/WP_Synthesis-of-Literature-and-Framework_Improving-Methods-for-Estimation-of-Crop-Area-190116.pdf.
  • Sud, U.C., Ahmad, T., Gupta, V.K., Chandra, H., Sahoo, P.M., Aditya, K., Singh, M. and Biswas, A. (2015). Gap Analysis and Proposed Methodologies for Estimation of Crop Area and Crop Yield under Mixed and Continuous Cropping under the project “Research on Improving Methods for Estimating Crop Area, Yield and Production under Mixed, Repeated and Continuous Cropping”. Working Paper No. 4. Global Strategy, FAO, Rome Publication. Available at: http://gsars.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/WP-2-on-Improving-Methods-for-Estimation-of-Crop-Area-and-Crop-yield-under-Mixed-and-Continuous-Cropping-141215.pdf.
  • Gupta, A.K. Sud, U.C., KK Tyagi, Chandra, H., Ahmad, T., Misra, P. M., Aditya, K. and Biswas, A. (2016). Pilot Study for Estimating Ratios of Feed Fed to Livestock to the Total Production of Food grains. Project Report. ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi, India, 2016. I.A.S.R.I./P.R.-02/2016
  • Chandra, H., Sud, U.C., and Aditya, K. (2014). Small Area Estimation for Skewed Data. Project Report, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi.
  • Aditya, K., Sud, U.C., Chandra, H., and Jain, V.K. (2014). A Study on Calibration Estimators of Finite Population Total for Two Stage Sampling Design. Project Report, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi.
  • W. H. and Chandra, H. (2013). Statistics from Space Support to Ethiopia to Improve Agricultural Statistics in Ethiopia. Consultancy Project Report:  MTF/ETH/078/BMGF (under Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics). Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, November 2013.
  • Chandra, H., Sud, U.C. and Gharde, Y. (2013). Spatial Nonstationarity in Small Area Estimation under Area Level Model. Project Report, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi. A.S.R.I./P.R.-15/2013.
  • Chandra, H., Gharde, Y. and Jain, V.K. (2013). On Small Area Inference Using Survey Weights. Project Report, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi. A.S.R.I./P.R.- 14/2013.
  • Bhatia, V. K., Sud, U. C., Tyagi, K.K., Ahamd, T. and Chandra, H. (2013). Evaluation of Agricultural Census Scheme. Project Report. ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi, India.
  • Lal, S.B., Sharma, A., Mahajan, V. K., Chandra, H. and Rai, A. (2012). Software for Survey Data Analysis 2.0. Project report. ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi, India.
  • Bhatia, V. K., Gupta, A.K., Chandra, H. and Sud, U. C. (2011). Sampling Methodology for Estimation of Meat Production in Meghalaya. Project Report. ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi, India.
  • Bhatia, V.K., Sud, U. C., Mathur, D.C., Chandra, H. and Lal, S. B. (2010). Evaluation of Rationalization of Minor Irrigation Statistics (RMIS) Scheme. ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi, India. Project Report No. IASRI/P.R.-08/2009.
  • Chandra, H., Bathla, H.V.L. and Sud, U.C. (2010). Small Area Estimation for Zero-Inflated Data. ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi, India. Project report No. IASRI/P.R.-02/2010.
  • Rai, A., Chandra, H. and Bhatia, V.K.(2010). Estimation of Slum Population in India. ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi, India. Project report No. IASRI/P.R.-18/2010.
  • Johnson, F.A., Chandra, H and Matthews Z. (2008). Estimation of District Level Maternal Mortality in Bangladesh. Project Report. International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh.
  • Sud, U. C., Bathla, H. V. L., Khatri, R. S., Mahajan, V. K., Mathur, D. C., Chandra, H. (2008). Pilot Study on Small Area Crop Estimation Approach for Crop Yield Estimates at Gram Panchayat Level. ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi. Project Report IASRI/P.R.-06/2008.
  • Chandra, H. (2007). Improved Direct Estimators for Small Areas. PhD thesis, University of Southampton, United Kingdom. PhD Programme was funded by Commonwealth Scholarship & Fellowship Commission, K.
  • Singh, R.S., Chandra, H., De, D. and Babu, V.B. (2005). Assessment of Regional/National Energy Use and Future Requirement in Production Agriculture. Project report, ICAR-Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal, India.
  • Singh, G. and Chandra, H. (2003). Production and Economic Factors Growth in Indian Agriculture. Technical Bulletin No. CIAE/2002/91. ICAR-Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal, India.
  • De, D., Singh, R.S., Chandra, H. and others (2002). Energy Consumption Scenario and Future Demand for Crop Production in Madhya Pradesh. Technical Bulletin No. CIAE/2002/86. ICAR-Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal, India.
  • Gupta, V.K., Prasad, R., De, D., Chandra, H. and Singh, R.S. (2001). Energy Requirement in Agriculture Sector: A Linear Programming Approach. Research Project Report. Joint publication of ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi and ICAR-CIAE, Bhopal, India.
  • De, D., Singh, R.S. and Chandra, H. (2000). Power Availability in Indian Agriculture. Technical Bulletin No. CIAE/2000/83. ICAR-Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal, India.

 

Selected Research Papers in Proceedings/Popular Article/Book Chapters etc

  • Basak, P., Aditya, K., Chandra, H. and Sud, U.C. (2017). Application of Calibration Approach for Regression Coefficient Estimation under Two-stage Sampling Design. Biotech Articles, e-paper Publication, January 2017.
  • Chandra, H. (2017). Disaggregate Level Estimation and Spatial Mapping of Incidence of Indebtedness in Rural Households by Combining Survey and Census Data- An Application of Small Area Estimation Technique. In the proceedings of the National Seminar on the survey results relating to the subjects covered during NSSO 70th & 71st rounds, Goa, India, September 10-13, 2017.
  • Chandra, H., Kumar, S. and Aditya, K. (2017). Estimation of Small Area Proportions using Survey Data and Different Levels of Covariates. In the proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Mathematics & Statistics 2017, Banasthali University, Rajasthan, India, January 24-25, 2017.
  • Kumar, R., Aditya, K., Chandra, H., Basak, P. and Das, S. (2017). Variance Estimation Using Quadratic Programming Technique. Biotech Articles, e-paper Publication, January 2017.
  • Basak, P. Sud, U.C and Chandra, H. (2016). Estimation of Finite Population Regression Coefficient Involving Two-Stage Sampling Design. In the proceedings of the International Conference on Statistics & Big Data Bioinformatics in Agricultural Research, ICRISAT Hyderabad, India, November 21-23, 2016.
  • Aditya, K., Chandra, H., and Sud, U. C. (2016). MAPI Software for Data Collection using Smart Phones –A Way Forward for Fast, Cost Effective and Quality Data. In the proceedings of the 18th National Conference of Agricultural Research Statisticians, Modipuram, India, December 16-17, 2016.
  • Chandra, H., Kumar, S., Sud, U. C. and Aditya, K. (2016). Small Area Estimation of Proportions by Combining Survey Data with Different Levels of Auxiliary Data. In the proceedings of the 25th International Conference of the Forum For Interdisciplinary Mathematics Statistics and Computational Techniques, Jaipur, December 22-24, 2016.
  • Chandra, H., Kumar, S., Sud, U. C. and Aditya, K. (2016). Small Area Estimation of Proportions by Combining Survey Data with Different Levels of Auxiliary Data. In the proceedings of the International Conference on Statistics & Big Data Bioinformatics in Agricultural Research, ICRISAT Hyderabad, India, November 21-23, 2016.
  • Chandra, H., Salvati, N., Chambers, R. and Sud, U.C. (2016). A Spatially Nonstationary Fay-Herriot Model for Small Area Estimation – An Application to Crop Yield Estimation. In the proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Agricultural Statistics, FAO (HQ), Rome, Italy, October 26-28, 2016.
  • Tyagi, K.K., Rao, G.M., Aditya, K., Chandra, H. and Sud, U.C (2016). Pilot Study for Developing State Level Estimates of Crop Area and Production on the Basis of Sample Size Recommended by Prof. Vaidyanathan Committee – Observations on Field Data Collection Work. In the proceedings of the International Conference on Statistics & Big Data Bioinformatics in Agricultural Research, ICRISAT Hyderabad, India, November 21-23, 2016.
  • Chandra, H. (2015).Small area estimation under Transformation. Chapter in the edited book on Statistical and Mathematical Sciences and their Applications (edn. Tiwari, N.), Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi.
  • Chandra, H., Aditya, K., Maheshwari, S., Panna, N.R. (2015). Micro Level Crop Yield Estimation -An Application of Small Area Estimation Technique. Chapter in the edited book on Statistics and Informatics in Agricultural Research ( Sud, Chandra, Bhar and Sarkar), Excel India Publication, New Delhi.
  • Guha, S., Chandra, H., Sud, U.C. (2015). Outliers Robust Generalized Regression Estimators for Finite Population Total. Chapter in the edited book on Statistics and Informatics in Agricultural Research ( Sud, Chandra, Bhar and Sarkar), Excel India Publication, New Delhi.
  • Berg, E., Chandra, H. and Chambers, R. (2015). Small area estimation for skewed data. Chapter in the edited book on Small Area Methods for Poverty and Living Conditions Estimates (edn. Pratesi, M.), Wiley & Sons.
  • Chandra, H., Chambers, R. and Salvati, N. (2015). Model based direct estimator for estimation of distribution function. Chapter in the edited book on Small Area Methods for Poverty and Living Conditions Estimates (edn. Pratesi, M.), Wiley & Sons.
  • Chandra, H. and Chandra, G. (2015). An Overview of Small Area Estimation Techniques. Chapter in the edited book on Role of Applied Statistics and its Application in Forestry, (edn. Chandra, G, Nautiyal, R, and Chandra, H.), Bonfring Publication. In Press.
  • Chandra, H., Sud, U.C. and Chandra, G. (2014). Importance of Statistical Software in Survey Data Analysis. Chapter in the edited book on Role of Applied Statistics and its Application in Forestry, (edn. Chandra, G, Nautiyal, R, and Chandra, H.), Bonfring Publication. In Press.
  • Chandra, H., Sud, U. C. and Gupta, V.K. (2013). Small Area Estimation under Area Level Model Using R Software. IASRI, Publication. Available at http://sample.iasri.res.in/ssrs/SAE_Using_R.pdf
  • Chandra, H., Sud, U. C. and Gupta, V.K. (2013). Small Area Estimation Techniques and Some Applications. IASRI, Publication. Available at http://sample.iasri.res.in/ssrs/Smal Area Estimation Techniques  and  Some  pdf
  • Gupta, V.K., Sud, U.C., Bharadwaj, A., Chandra, H., and Parsad, R. (2013). Bibliography of Small Area Estimation. IASRI, Publication. Available at http://sample.iasri.res.in/ssrs/Bibliography_SAE.pdf
  • Gupta, V.K., Sud, U.C., Bharadwaj, A., Chandra, H., and Parsad, R. (2013). Bibliography on Ranked Set Sampling. IASRI, Publication. Available at http://sample.iasri.res.in/ssrs/Bibliography_Ranked%20Set%20Sampling_18122013.pdf
  • Gupta, V.K., Sud, U.C., Bharadwaj, A., Chandra, H., and Parsad, R. (2013). Bibliography on Calibration Estimation. IASRI, Publication. Available at http://sample.iasri.res.in/ssrs/Bibliography_Calibration_Approach_04022014.pdf
  • Berg, E. and Chandra, H. (2012). Small Area Prediction for a Unit Level Lognormal Model. Proceedings of the 2012 Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology Research Conference, Washington, DC, USA, January 10-12, 2012.
  • Chandra, H., Sud, UC and Gharde, Y. (2012). Small Area Crop Yield Estimation using Spatial Dependence in Area Level Random Effect Model. In the proceedings of the XI Biennial Conference of the International Biometric Society (Indian Region) on “Computational Statistics and Bio-Sciences”, March 8-9, 2012, Pondicherry, page 34-43.
  • Chandra, H. (2012). Introduction to R Software. Chapter in e-Book on Data Mining Techniques and Tools for Knowledge Discovery in Agricultural Datasets, Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi.
  • Chandra, H. (2011). Non Sampling Errors. Chapter in e-book on sampling, Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi.
  • Chandra, H., Sud, U.C., and Salvati, N. (2011). Estimation of District Level Poor Households in the State of Uttar Pradesh in India by Combining NSSO Survey and Census Data-An Application of Small Area Estimation. Proceedings of the International Statistical Institute‘s World Statistics Congress 2011 (ISI 2011), Dublin, Ireland, August 21-26, 2011.
  • Chandra, H., Bhatia, V. K. and Sud, U. C. (2010). Small Area Level Estimates for Proportion of Poor Households in the State of Uttar Pradesh in India. Proceedings of the National Seminar on the Survey Results of NSS 63rd round, June 2-3, 2010, New Delhi.
  • Ahmad, T., Sud, U.C., Sahoo, P.M., Chandra, H., and Bindal, V. (2009). Achievements in Applied Research in Sample Survey at IASRI. An Era of Excellence -Golden Jubilee Publication. Special issue of the Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi.
  • Sud, U.C., Sahoo, P.M., Chandra, H., Ahmad, T. and Bindal, V. (2009). Glimpses of Basic Research in Sample Survey at IASRI. An Era of Excellence – Golden Jubilee Publication. Special issue of the Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi.
  • Chandra, H. and Chambers, R. (2009). Small Area Estimation under Transformation to Linearity. Proceedings of the International Statistical Institute’s conference 2009, August 16-22, 2009. Durban.
  • Chambers, R., Chandra, H., Salvati, N., and Tzavidis, N. (2009). Outlier Robust Small Area Estimation. Proceedings of the International Statistical Institute’s conference 2009, August 16-22, 2009. Durban.
  • Sud UC, Bathala, HVL, Chandra, H. and Singh, J. (2008). Small Area Estimation- Some Application to National Sample Survey Data. September 25-26, 2008, Proceedings of the National Seminar on NSS 62th Round Survey Results, New Delhi.
  • Chandra, H. and Chambers, R. (2007). Small Area Estimation in Multivariate Surveys. Proceedings of the American Statistical Association Section on Survey Research Methods, page 2979-2986. Awarded for student/young researchers paper competition award by the sections of American Statistical Association in 2007.
  • Chandra, H. and Chambers, R. (2007). Multipurpose Small Area Estimation. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Establishment Surveys, Session on Weighting Issues in Estimation, American Statistical Association, page 79-86.
  • Chambers, R. and Chandra, H. (2006). Improved Direct Estimators for Small Areas. Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute, Methodology Working Papers, M06/07, University of Southampton, U.K. (Available from: http://www.s3ri.soton.ac.uk)
  • Chandra, H. and Chambers, R. (2006). Small Area Estimation with Skewed Data. Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute, Methodology Working Papers, M06/05, University of Southampton. (Available from: http://www.s3ri.soton.ac.uk).
  • Chandra, H. (2006). Small Area Estimation for Business Surveys. Proceedings of the American Statistical Association Section on Survey Research Methods, page 2803-2809. Awarded for student/young researchers paper competition award by the sections of American Statistical Association in 2006.
  • Chandra, H. and Chambers, R. (2006). An Empirical Comparison of EBLUP Estimation and Model Based Direct Estimation for Small Areas. Proceedings of the European Conference on Quality in Survey Statistics, Cardiff, U.K. (Available at http://www.statistics.gov.uk/events/q2006.pdf).
  • Chandra, H., Singh, G. and Kumar, A. (2003). Analysis of Trends in Inputs Use and Their Effects in Increasing Food Grains Production in Orissa. Proceedings of International Seminar on Downsizing Technology for Rural Development, Bhubaneshwar, Allied Publisher, 1, 167-174.
  • Chandra, H. (2003). How Golden is Soybean Cultivation in Madhya Pradesh. Proceedings of 18th Young Scientist Congress, Madhya Pradesh Council of Science and Technology, Bhopal. India, March 2003.
  • Singh, G. and Chandra, H. (2002). Trends in Use of Inputs and Their Effects in Increasing Food grains Production in Tamil Nadu. Proceedings of All India Seminar on Advanced Technology for Optimum Agricultural Productivity. The Institution of Engineers (India), September 14, 2002, Chennai.
  • Chandra, H., De, D and Singh, R.S. (2001). Spatial Variation in Energy Use Pattern for Paddy Cultivation in India. In the proceedings of the National workshop on Energy and Environment Management for Sustainable Development of Agriculture and Agro-Industrial Sector, July 8-9, 2001. Bhopal, India.
  • De, D., Singh, R.S. and Chandra, H. (2001). Direct Energy Resource Requirement for Soybean-Wheat Crop Rotation in Madhya Pradesh. In the proceedings of the National workshop Energy and Environment Management for Sustainable Development of Agriculture and Agro-Industrial Sector, July 8-9, 2001, Bhopal, India, , page 52-57.
  • Singh, R.S., De, D. and Chandra, H. (2001). Spatial Energy Consumption Pattern in Indian Agriculture. In the proceedings of the National workshop on Energy and Environment Management for Sustainable Development of Agriculture and Agro-Industrial Sector, July 8-9, 2001, Bhopal, India.
  • Singh, G. and Chandra, H. (2000). What Ails Indian Agriculture-Role of Agriculture Inputs. In the proceedings of International Conference of International Disordered–System Associates Society, Edited book, INDAIAS Publications, Dec 1-3, 2000. Allahabad, India, page 183-188.

Training and Reference Manuals

  • Ahmad, T. and Chandra, H. (2017). Sampling Methodology, Field Organization and Data Quality. Reference Manual, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi.
  • Chandra H. and Kumar Raju (2015). Use of Models in Crop Yield Estimation. Reference Manual, ICARIndian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi.
  • Chandra H. and Aditya, K. (2015). Small Area Estimation Techniques and Applications. Reference Manual, ICARIndian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi.
  • Chandra, H. and Aditya, K. (2014). Recent Advances in Survey Design and Analysis of Survey Data using Statistical Software: Reference Manual Volume (1), ICARIndian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi. Total pages 261.
  • Chandra, H. and Aditya, K. (2014). Recent Advances in Survey Design and Analysis of Survey Data using Statistical Software: Reference Manual Volume (2), ICARIndian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi. Total pages 300.
  • Chandra, H. and Aditya, K. (2014). Recent Advances in Survey Design and Analysis of Survey Data using Statistical Software: E-manual. ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi. Total pages 562.
  • Chandra, H. and Gupta, A.K. (2014). Statistical Techniques. Reference Manual. ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi. Total pages 192.
  • Chandra, H. and Aditya, K. (2014). Integrated Sample Survey Methodology for Major Livestock Production. Reference Manual. ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi. Total pages 120.
  • Chandra, H. and Aditya, K. (2014). Integrated Sample Survey Methodology for Major Livestock Production. E-manual. ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi. Total pages 120.
  • Chambers, R., Sud, U.C. and Chandra, H. (2012). Small Area Estimation. Special Issue editor, Journal of Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics. Total pages 239 and total number of papers 18.
  • Chandra, H. and Aditya, K. (2012). Recent Advances in Sample Survey and Analysis of Survey Data using Statistical Softwares: Reference Manual Volume (1). ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi. Total pages 335.
  • Chandra, H. and Aditya, K. (2012). Recent Advances in Sample Survey and Analysis of Survey Data using Statistical Softwares: Reference Manual Volume (2)– Analysis of Survey Data using Statistical Softwares. Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi. Total pages 251.
  • Chandra, H. and Aditya, K. (2012). Recent Advances in Sample Survey and Analysis of Survey Data using Statistical Software: E-manual. ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi. Total pages 582.
  • Sud, U.C. and Chandra, H. (2012). Small Area Estimation: E-manual. ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi. Total pages 250.
  • Sud, U.C. and Chandra, H. (2012). Small Area Estimation. Reference Manual. ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi. Total pages 213.
  • Sud, U.C. and Chandra, H. (2012). Techniques of Estimation and Forecasting of Crop Production in India: Module 1 – Survey Estimation. Reference Manual. ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi. Total pages 217.
  • Sud, U.C. and Chandra, H. (2012). Techniques of Estimation and Forecasting of Crop Production in India: Module 2 – Forecasting and Softwares. Reference Manual. ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi. Total pages 199.
  • Sud, U.C. and Chandra, H. (2012). Techniques of Estimation and Forecasting of Crop Production in India. E-manual, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi. Total pages 416.
  • Sud, U.C., Tyagi, K.K., Ahmad, T. and Chandra, H. (2011). Sampling Techniques and Survey Methods. Reference Manual. ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi. Total Pages 220.
  • Sud, U.C. and Chandra, H. (2010). Small Area Estimation. ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi. Total Pages 242.
  • Sud, U.C. and Chandra, H. (2009). Applications of Small Area Estimation Techniques. ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi. Total Pages 113.
  • Sud, U.C. and Chandra, H. (2009). Recent Advances in Sample Survey and Analysis of Survey Data. Reference Manual. ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi. Total Pages 310.

As faculty member of Post Graduate School, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute (ICAR-IARI), New Delhi since March, 2003 in the discipline of Agricultural Statistics Dr. Hukum Chandra have been involved in teaching M.Sc. and Ph.D. level courses and providing research guidance to the M.Sc. and Ph.D. students. In his teaching role he deliver both intermediate and advance level courses. From 2003-04, he taught following courses during different academic years in the discipline of Agricultural Statistics under Post Graduate School, ICAR-IARI:

  • AS-663 (Advanced Theory of Sample Surveys)
  • AS-601 (Advanced Sampling Techniques)
  • AS-664 (Inferential Aspects of Survey Sampling & Analysis of Survey data)
  • AS-668(Bayesian Inference in Survey Sampling)
  • AS-665 (Statistical Inference)
  • AS -503 (Basic Sampling and Non-Parametric Methods)
  • AS-171 (Bioinformatics-I)
  • AS-208 (Bioinformatics-II)
  • AS-207 (Stochastic Processes)

 

Professional Trainings & Courses Attended

  • Regional Workshop on “Statistical Literacy: Increasing Effective Use of Agricultural and Rural Statistics“, Daejeon, Republic of Korea, July 13-17, 2015. Organized by United Nations Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific (SIAP), and Statistics Korea.
  • Training course on “Assessing Training Needs of the Statistical Workforce in Agricultural Statistics”, Chiba, Japan, December 13-19, 2014. Organized by United Nations Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific (SIAP), a Regional Institute of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP).
  • Sixth workshop on “Forging Partnerships in Statistical Training in Asia and the Pacific:  Networking for Agricultural and Rural Statistics”, Tsukuba, Japan, September 2-4, 2014. Organized by United Nations Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific (SIAP), and Statistics Korea.
  • Training on “Small Area Estimation under a Generalized Linear Mixed Model”, Department of Economics and Management, University of Pisa, Italy, June 09, 2014 to August 01, 2014.
  • Training programme on “Computational Genome Analysis uses ANVAYA” at ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi, June 22- 24, 2011.
  • Course on “Applied Analytics using Enterprise Miner 5”, SAS Inc, Bangalore, March 26-28, 2009.
  • Course on “Small Area Estimation”, Seattle, Washington, USA, August 05, 2006.
  • Course on “Quantile Methods for Multi-Level Data” at Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute, University of Southampton, U.K., June 6-7, 2006.
  • Course on “Small Area Estimation” at Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute, University of Southampton, U.K., May 15-19, 2006.
  • Course on “Analysis of Complex Survey Data” at Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute, University of Southampton, U.K., May 22-26, 2006.
  • Teachers training course at University of Southampton, U.K., for two days, October, 2005.
  • Course on “Spatial and Temporal Modeling” at Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute, University of Southampton, U.K., May 23-24, 2005.
  • Winter School on “Recent Advances in Survey Sampling with Special Emphasis on Computer Intensive Data Analysis Techniques” at ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi, India, November 5-25, 2003.
  • Refresher Course on “Information Technology in Agriculture” at ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad, India, June 12- July 02, 2002.
  • Short course on “Small Area Estimation Techniques in Agriculture” at ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi, India, May 10-23, 2002.
  • Course on “Energy Requirement in Agricultural Sector: Analytical Techniques and Statistical Software packages”, ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi, March 27- April 5, 2000.
  • Foundation Course Training for “Agricultural Research Service” Probationers on “Agricultural Research and Management” for 4 month period including one month Field Experience Training at ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad, India, Oct 07, 1998 – February 6, 1999.
  • Course on “Recent Advances on Survey Sampling in Relation to Agricultural Research“, ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi, India, June 8 –22, 1998.
  • Course on “Introduction to Statistical Packages“, ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi, India, April 27-May 02, 1998.

Training Organized

  • Programme Coordinator, International Training Programme on “Sampling Methodology, Field Organization and Data Quality” for officials of Central Statistical Agency of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 01-05 May, 2017 at ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi.
  • Programme Coordinator, International Training Programme on “Sampling Methodology, Field Organization and Data Quality” for officials of Central Statistical Agency of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 17-21 April, 2017 at ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi.
  • Course Director, refresher training programme on “Small Area Estimation Techniques and Applications” for in service Indian Statistical Service officers, funded by Central Statistics Office, Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation, Govt. of India, November 16-20, 2015 at ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi.
  • Course Director, International training programme on “Use of Models in Crop Yield Estimation” for the participants from SAARC Countries and India, funded by Central Statistics Office, Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation, Govt. of India, November 02-06, 2015 at ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi.
  • Course Director, refresher training programme on “Small Area Estimation”, for the officers of Directorate of Economics & Statistics, Department of Planning, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh, India at IASRI, New Delhi, August 24-28, 2015, funded by the Directorate of Economics & Statistics, Department of Planning, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • Course Director, refresher training program on “Integrated Sample Survey Methodology” for the state Government officials, at IASRI, New Delhi, June 8-12, 2015. Funded by the Department of Animal husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, and Government of India.
  • Course Coordinator, Centre of Advanced Faculty Training programme on “Recent Advances in Survey Design and Analysis of Survey Data using Statistical Software”, IASRI, New Delhi, October 28-Novermber 17, 2014.
  • Course Director, refresher training program on “Statistical Techniques” for the Officials of Livestock Development Department, Govt. of Chhattisgarh, India, September 08-12, 2014. Funded by the Livestock Development Department, Govt. of Chhattisgarh, India.
  • Course Director, refresher training program on “Integrated Sample Survey Methodology” for the state Government officials, at IASRI, New Delhi, January 20-24, 2014. Funded by the Department of Animal husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, and Government of India.
  • Course Director, refresher training program on “Integrated Sample Survey Methodology” for the state Government officials, at IASRI, New Delhi, March 03-07, 2014. Funded by the Department of Animal husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, and Government of India.
  • Course Co-Director, refresher training programme on “Small Area Estimation”, for the ISS and other senior officers of States/UTs, at IASRI, New Delhi, December 03-08, 2012, funded by the CSO, Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation, Govt of India.
  • Course Coordinator, Centre of Advanced Faculty Training programme on “Recent Advances in Sample Survey and Analysis of Survey Data using Statistical Softwares”, IASRI, New Delhi, India October 03-23, 2012.
  • Co-Course Director, International Training Programme on “Techniques of Estimation and Forecasting of Crop Production in India”, IASRI, New Delhi, May 23-June 02, 2012. For the participants of Central Statistical Agency, Ethiopia. Funded by FAO of the United Nations.
  • Course Co-Director, refresher training programme on “Small Area Estimation”, for the Indian Statistical Services and other senior officers of States/UTs, at IASRI, New Delhi, Jan 18-22, 2010, funded by the CSO, Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation, Govt of India.
  • Course Co-Director, Career Advancement Scheme course on “Recent Advances in Sample Survey and Analysis of Sample Survey Data”, IASRI, New Delhi, February 10- March 02, 2009.
  • Co-Convener, workshop on “Applications of Small Area Estimation Techniques”, IASRI, New Delhi, May 18, 2009.

 

Technical Sessions/Symposium Organized

International

  • Invited technical session on “Recent Advances in Analysis of Complex Survey Data”, International Indian Statistical Association 2017 International Conference on Statistics, Hyderabad, India, December 28-31, 2017.
  • Invited technical session on “Small Area Estimation”, International Indian Statistical Association 2017 International Conference on Statistics, Hyderabad, India, December 28-31, 2017.
  • Invited technical session/symposium on “Recent Developments in Sample Surveys” in the 25th International conference of the Forum for Interdisciplinary Mathematics (FIM) on Interdisciplinary Mathematics, Statistics and Computational Techniques, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, December 22-24, 2016.
  • Invited technical session on “Open Sources Statistical Computing” in the 70th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, an International Conference on Statistics & Big Data Bioinformatics in Agricultural Research, held at ICRISAT Hyderabad, India, November 21-23, 2016.
  • Invited session on “Recent Advances in Small Area Estimation”, IISA 2015 – International Conference hosted by International Indian Statistical Association, Pune, India, December 20-24, 2015.
  • Invited session on “Small Area Inference from Agricultural Survey Data”, International Statistical Institute satellite conference on “Small Area Estimation”, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Sept 1-4, 2013.
  • Invited session on “Recent Advances in Sample Surveys”, International Conference on Statistics, Science, and Society: New Challenges and Opportunities, organized by International Indian Statistical Association, Chennai, India, January 02-05, 2013.
  • Invited session on “Small Area Estimation”, the 66th Annual conference of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics – An International Conference on Statistics and Informatics in Agricultural Research, New Delhi, December 18-20, 2012.
  • Invited session on “Small Area Estimation Techniques”, International Conference on Statistics, Probability, Operation Research, Computer Science and Allied Areas organized by International Indian Statistical Association, Visakhapatam, India, January 04-08, 2010.
  • Invited session on “Recent Advances in Sample Surveys”, International Conference on Statistics, Probability, Operation Research, Computer Science and Allied Areas organized by International Indian Statistical Association, Visakhapatam, India, January 04-08, 2010.

 

 

National

  • Invited Technical Session on “Sample Surveys and Statistical Quality Data” in the 19th Annual Conference of Society of Statistics, Computer and Applications held at University of Jammu, Jammu, March 06-08, 2017.
  • Invited Technical Session on “Current Status and Future Challenges in Space Technology based tools in Agriculture research (Applications of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System)” in the 18th National Conference of Agricultural Research Statisticians of ICAR Institutes, Project Directorates and Agricultural Universities of the country, Modipuram (UP), December 16-17, 2016.
  • Invited Session on “Advances in Sample Surveys” in the 18th Annual Conference of Society of Statistics, Computer and Applications held at University of Jammu, Jammu, 18 – 20 February 2016.
  • Invited Session on “Advances in Survey Estimation”, the 17th Annual Conference of the Society of Statistics, Computer and Applications, at Birla Institute of Management and Technology, Bhubaneswar, February 23 – 25, 2015.
  • Invited Session on “New Challenges in Survey Sampling”, the 68th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics at IASRI, New Delhi, January 29-31, 2015.
  • Invited Session on “Recent Advances in Sample Survey Techniques”, national conference on ‘Recent Advances in Statistical and Mathematical Sciences and their Applications’, Department of Statistics, Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand, October 4-6, 2014.
  • Invited Session on “Survey Sampling for Policy Planning“, the 16th Annual Conference of the Society of Statistics, Computer and Applications, Sonepat, Harayana, India, February 24-26, 2014.

 

Office Bearer of Professional Society

  • Council Member, International Association of Survey Statisticians, 2015-2019.
  • Joint Secretary, Society of Statistics, Computer and Applications, 2017 onwards.
  • Executive Member, Society of Statistics, Computer and Applications, 2015-2017.
  • Joint Secretary, Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 2014 -2015.
  • Executive member, Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 2009-2013 (5 years).

 

Professional Membership

International

  • Elected Member, International Statistical Institute, The Netherlands.
  • Fellow, Commonwealth Association, United Kingdom.
  • Life Member, International Indian Statistical Association.
  • Life Member, Forum for Interdisciplinary Mathematics (FIM).
  • Member, International Association of Survey Statisticians.
  • Member, International Association of Official Statisticians, 2009-2010.
  • Member, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, USA, 2006-08
  • Member, American Statistical Association, USA, 2006-07
  • Associate Member, Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute, U.K.
  • Fellow Member, Centre for Statistical and Survey Methodology, University of Wollongong, Australia.

 

National

  • Fellow, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, India.
  • Life Member, Indian Society for Probability and Statistics, India.
  • Life Member, Indian Society for Medical Statistics, India.
  • Life Member, Indian Association for the Study of Population.
  • Life Member, Indian Science Association, India.
  • Life Member, Society of Statistics, Computer and Application, India.
  • Life Member, Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, India.
  • Life Member, Calcutta Statistical Association, India.
  • Life Member, Agricultural Economics Research Association (India).
  • Life Member, Indian Association for Reliability and Statistics.
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