Hyderabad: Prof. C.R. Rao, FRS, has been awarded the prestigious ‘Guy Gold Medal’ conferred by Royal Society, UK for his remarkable contribution to Science particularly, Statistics. Prof. C.R.Rao will be the first Asian to receive this medal in 108 years, which is the highest honour in the UK.
Prof. C.R. Rao is an outstanding Scientist hailing from AP. He has earlier received the ‘National Medal of Science’ the highest award in USA from the President of USA Mr George Bush. He is also the recipient of ‘India Science Award’ the highest award given to a Scientist in India from Dr Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister. (NSS)