i. Organized with NSSO, Govt. of India, Kerala Circle an one day seminar on Applications of Statistics in Development programmes on 29-06-09 at this department.
Some of the students and well-wishers of Prof. R. N. Pillai and Prof. Jacob Sundara Raja have contributed some initial capital and expressed their intention to institute an endowment fund to honour their respected teachers for the love and affection they enjoyed while they were studying in this institution. Later on a proposal to institute another endowment fund to honour late Prof. (Miss) Aleyamma George also was mooted up. Accordingly the executive committee proposed to institute (i) Prof. R. N. Pillai Best Paper Award to young alumni members who have not completed 45 years of age as on 31 December of the calendar year for which the award is given (ii) Prof. Jacob Sundara Raja Best Paper Award to be selected among the registered research scholars of the Department of Statistics, University of Kerala for each calendar year and (iii) Prof. (Miss) Aleyamma George Best Paper Award for the paper published in applied areas such as Bio-Statistics, Demography, Epidemiology, Econometrics, Statistical Quality Control and Operations Research to the young alumni members who have not completed 45 years of age as on 31st December of the calendar year for which the award is given.