On the occasion that the Commission will organize training for election officers at all levels with the help of Berkeley University : V.S. Sampath
A 3-day workshop on data analysis was inaugurated by the Chief Election Commissioner, Dr. S.Y. Quraishi at IIIDEM, Election Commission of India today in which all senior officers of the Commission are participating. Dr. S.Y. Quraishi emphasized the need of strengthening the statistical wing of the Commission. He emphasized the need for well equipped statistical and data analysis wing in each of the States and UTs. Mr. V.S. Sampath, Election Commissioner of India said on the occasion that the Commission will organize training for election officers at all levels with the help of Berkeley University. Mr. H.S. Brahma, Election Commissioner said that this workshop is an opportunity for all election officers to learn statistical tools. The workshop has been organized by University of California, Berkeley, USA. Prof. Pradeep Chhiber of University California is leading the workshop alongwith Ms. Francesca Jensenius of California University, Prof. Irfan Nooruddin of Ohio University and Shri Rahul Verma of CSDS, Mr. Kris S. Oswalt, Executive Director, DevInfo Support Group, Singapur is also participating in the workshop.