Online Training Programme on "Advanced Statistical Techniques for Data Analysis using R" (03-15 January 2022)
As part of the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’, ICAR-IIRR has successfully completed the Online Training Programme on "Advanced Statistical Techniques for Data Analysis using R" during 03-15 January 2022. This online programme was organised by ICAR- Indian Institute of Rice Research in association with Society for Advancement of Rice Research, Hyderabad.
The training program was open for Working professionals in agricultural and allied sectors, Students/Research Scholars/Project staffs and for Society for Advancement of Rice Research Members (SARR). Totally 480 participants have registered across the country, 58% are students, 33 % are working professionals including Scientists, teaching faculty and private sector; 9 % of participants were SARR members.
The meticulously planned course content covered various topics through a series of six structured modules R software package, regression and multivariate analysis, design of experiments, statistical genetics and genomic data analysis, time series data analysis and other useful techniques.
A galaxy of expert resource persons identified from various ICAR institutes, SAUs and other organisations have delivered lectures coupled with hands-on experience in R software supported by day-to-day video sharing of the lectures helped the participants. Also, E Manual with lecture notes and R codes for various case studies were shared with the participants for practice sessions and future reference.
The training programme enhanced the skillsets of the participant group on various existing and advanced statistical techniques for data analysis with hands-on experience in R software.