Dr. R. Singh

Statistics Department

Designation: Professor

Qualifications:

M. Sc. (Statistics), Ph. D. (Statistics), B. Ed.

Areas of Interest/Specialization: 
(i) Econometrics (ii) Demography (iii) Poverty and Human Development 

Experience:
Teaching since July 1985 (34 Years)

Publications

A. Papers Published in National / International Journals

  1. Sajwan, S. and Singh, R. (2019), “Disability-Free Life Expectancy in Urban and Rural Areas of India using Sullivan Technique” Communicated to Kuwait Journal of Science (ISSN  2307- 4108, Impact Factor < 1, an UGC-care-list Journal) for the publication.   
  2. Biswa, A. and Singh R. (2018), “Estimation of Parameter Vector using Ridge and Principal Components Regression Techniques for Non-Orthogonal Data”, International Advanced Research Journal in Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 5 (7), pp. 43 - 48.  
  3. Saikia, B. and Singh, R. (2016), “An Alternative Approach to Estimate the Coefficients for Non-Orthogonal Data”, International Journal of Science & Research, Vol. 4 (9), pp. 1020 - 1023.
  4. Saikia, B. and Singh, R. (2014), “A Comparative Study on Countermeasures for Handling Multicollinearity in Regression Analysis”, Asian-African Journal of Economics and Econometrics, Vol. 14 (2), pp. 263 - 174.
  5. Saikia, B. and Singh, R. (2014), “Estimation of Principal Components Regression Coefficients”, International Journal of Science & Research, Vol. 3 (9), pp. 2437 - 2440.
  6. Singh, R. (2014), “A Comparative Study on Countermeasures for Handling Multicollinearity in Regression Analysis”, Asian-African Journal of Economics & Econometrics, Vol. 14 (2), pp. 163 - 174.
  7. Singh, R. (2014), “Income Inequality and Its Measures”, Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary, Vol. 2 (10), pp. 16 - 28.
  8. Singh, R. (2014), “Academic Performance Indicator Scores for Selection Committees in Indian Universities for Quality Assessment”, Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary, Vol. 2 (8), pp. 45 - 55.
  9. Singh, R. (2014), “Global Corruption Barometer and Gender: A Study”, Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary, Vol. 2 (7), pp. 266 - 277.
  10. Saikia, B. and Singh, R. (2014), “Ridge Regression as an Application to Regression Problems”, Journal of Environmental Research & Development, Vol. 8 (3A), 726 - 733.
  11. Singh, R. (2012), “Origin of Econometrics”, International Journal of Research in Commerce, Economics & Management, Vol. 2(10), pp. 62 - 66.
  12. Singh, R. (2012), “Solution of Multicollinearity by Ridge Regression”, International Journal of Research in Computer Application & Management, Vol. 2 (8), pp. 130 - 135.
  13. Singh, R. (2012), “Sustainable Development in Northeast India”, International Journal of Research in Commerce, Economics & Management, Vol. 2 (8), pp. 116 - 123.
  14. Singh, R. (2012), “Ordinary Least Squares Method & Its Variants”, International Journal of Research  in Commerce, IT & Management, Vol. 2 (8), pp. 114 - 119.
  15. Singh, R. (2012), “A Survey of Statistical Distribution of Journal Impact Factors”, International Journal of Research in Commerce, IT & Management, Vol. 2 (2), pp. 103 - 105.
  16. Singh, R. (2012), “Mitigation of Poverty”, Journal of Social & Economic Policy, Vol. 9 (1), pp. 67 - 76. 
  17. Singh, R. (2011), “Alleviation of Poverty in India”, Journal of Social & Economic Policy, Vol. 8 (1), pp. 43 - 53.
  18. Singh, R. (2011), “New Computational Formulae of Gender-related & Human Development Indices for Improvement over the Existing Formulae”, The International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economics & Social Sustainability, Vol. 7(1), pp. 255 - 262.
  19. Singh, R. (2011), “Two Famous Conflicting Claims in Econometrics”, Asian-African Journal of Economics & Econometrics, Vol. 11(1), pp. 185 - 186. 
  20. Singh, R. (2011), “A Survey of Distributed Lags”, International Journal of Business Management, Economics & Information Technology, Vol. 3(1), pp. 7 - 17.
  21. Singh, R. (2011), “Solution of Multicollinearity by Generalized Inverse Regression”, The IUP Journal of Computational Mathematics, Vol. IV (4), pp. 39 - 49.
  22. Singh, R. (2010), “A Survey of Ridge Regression for Improvement over Ordinary Least Squares”,  The IUP Journal of Computational Mathematics, Vol. III (4), pp. 54 - 74.
  23. Singh, R. (2010), “Development of Least Squares: A Survey”, The IUP Journal of Computational Mathematics, Vol. III (1), pp. 64 - 84.

B. Publication of Books

(1) Singh, R. (2012), “An Introduction to Probability & Probability Distributions”, Books & Allied (P) Ltd., Kolkata.

C. Publications in Proceedings / Chapter in Book

  1. Phukon, M. and R. Singh (2017), “A Study on Spatial Statistical Method of Poverty and Sustainable Development of North-Eastern States of India”, in the book of Proceedings U. K. De et al. (Eds.), Inequality, Poverty and Development in India, Springer Publications Singapore, Chapter 17, pp. 337 - 349.
  2. Singh, R. (2012), “Generalized Inverse Regression as a Solution of Multicollinearity” in the book of Proceedings of ‘VI International Symposium on Optimization & Statistics’ edited by Prof A. H. Khan & Dr. H. Athar, Published by the Department of Statistics and Operation Research, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh pp. 64 - 71.
  3. Singh, R. (1999), “Population Statistics of Mizoram: A Study”, in G. Kumar (Ed.), in the book of Proceedings of the National Seminar on Futurology towards 21st Century, Linkman Publications Titagarh (ISBN 81- 86129-16-2), pp. 55 - 59.

D. Ph. D. Theses Reviewed for the Award of Ph. D. Degree in Other Universities

  1. Reviewed Ph. D. Thesis and Conducted Viva-Voce Examination of Mr Rajib Barua, Department of Statistics, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh (Assam) on topic ‘Empirical Realities of Mahatma Gandhi NREGA and Mid-Day Meal Scheme in Nagaon and Morigaon Districts, Assam: A Statistical Investigation’ during 2019.
  2. Reviewed Ph. D. Thesis and Conducted Viva-Voce Examination of Ms Tripakshi Borthakur, Department of Statistics, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh (Assam) on topic ‘Goodness of Fit Tests for Different Distributions under Various Alternatives’ during 2019.
  3. Reviewed Ph. D. Thesis and Conducted Viva-Voce Examination of Ms Pronita Gogoi, Department of Statistics, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh (Assam) on topic ‘Dispersion Tests under Equal and Unequal Parameters’ during 2018.
  4. Reviewed Ph. D. Thesis and Conducted Viva-Voce Examination of Mr Chandan Kumar Sahoo, Department of Mathematics, Sumbalpur University, Sambalpur (Orissa) on topic ‘Studies on Some Deterministic Inventory Models for Deteriorating Items’ during 2010. 

E. Papers Reviewed as Paper Reviewer in National / International Journals

  1. Reviewed paper entitled “Variations in the Influence of Selected Socio-Economic and Demographic Risk Factors on the Onset of Mentally Disabled Elder Population in India”, Manuscript ID: ASR-2017-MS#553, Assam Statistical Review, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh. 
  2. Reviewed paper entitled “The Impact of Social Trends: Teenagers’ Attitudes for Organic Food Market in Thailand”, Manuscript ID: IJSE-01-2017-0004, in International Journal of Social Economics, Emerald Group Publications, England
  3. Reviewed paper entitled “Socio-Economic Determinants of Employment in Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) in Kashmir: A Survey of District Ganderbal”, Manuscript ID: IJSE-01-2016-00008, in International Journal of Social Economics, Emerald Group Publications, England
  4. Reviewed paper entitled “Mining and Livelihood: A Microanalysis in Odisha, India”, Manuscript ID: IJSE-03-2015-0044, in International Journal of Social Economics, Emerald Group Publications, England
  5. Reviewed paper entitled “Labour Force Participation of Elderly in India: Patterns and Determinants”, Manuscript ID: IJSE-11-2014-0221, in International Journal of Social Economics, Emerald Group Publications, England.
  6. Reviewed paper entitled “Children are the Dynamic of Poverty and Social Exclusion”, Manuscript ID: IJSE-01-2016-0035.R1, in International Journal of Social Economics, Emerald Group Publications, England.
  7. Reviewed paper entitled “A Set of Sustainability Indicators related to High-Priority Policy Issues”, Manuscript ID: IJSE-S12-36496-R1, in International Journal of Social Economics, Emerald Group Publications, England. 
  8. Reviewed Paper entitled “China’s Aid to Africa: Competitor or Alternative to the OECD Aid Architecture”, Manuscript ID: IJSE-2012-0172, in International Journal of Social Economics, Emerald Group Publications, England.
  9. Reviewed Paper entitled “Haiti’s Home-Grown Caisses Populaires - Locally Inspired Solutions to bring Economic Democracy”, Manuscript ID: IJSE-2012-0165, in International Journal of Social Economics, Emerald Group Publications, England.
  10. Reviewed Paper entitled “Determinants of Rural People to Join Cooperatives in Northern Ethiopia”, Manuscript ID: IJSE-2012-0138, in International Journal of Social Economics, Emerald Group Publications, England.
  11. Reviewed Paper entitled “Crops Diversification and Technical Efficiency in Food Crop Production: A Study of Peas-ant Farmers in Nigeria”, Manuscript ID: IJSE-2012-0093, in International Journal of Social Economics, Emerald Group Publications, England.
  12. Reviewed Paper entitled “Correlates of Poverty in Fiji: An Analysis of Individual, Household and Community Factors Related to Poverty”, Manuscript ID: IJSE-2012-0067, in International Journal of Social Economics, Emerald Group Publications, England.

Papers Presented in National / International Conferences/Seminars:

  1. A paper entitled “First Marriage Decrement Tables for Women in India”, presented jointly with Ms J. K. Mishra in National Seminar on Recent Trends in Theoretical and Applied Statistics - IV (RTTAS - IV), organized by Department of Statistics, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh during 15th to 16th March, 2019.
  2. A paper entitled “Multi-collineraity: Problems with Remedial Measures”, presented jointly with Ms A. Biswa in National Seminar on Recent Trends in Theoretical and Applied Statistics - IV (RTTAS - IV), organized by Department of Statistics, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh during 15th to 16th March, 2019.
  3. A paper entitled “Impact of Disability in Constructing Life Table”, presented jointly with Ms S. Sajwan in National Seminar on Recent Trends in Theoretical and Applied Statistics - IV RTTAS - IV), organized by Department of Statistics, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh during 15th to 16th March, 2019.
  4. A paper entitled “Multi-collineraity: Problems and Remedial Measures”, presented in International Conference on Recent Advances in Mathematics, Statistics Computer Science organized by School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Central University of South Bihar, Patna during 29TH to 31ST May 2015.
  5. A paper entitled “Estimation of Coefficients in Ridge Regression When Explanatory Variables are Correlated”, presented with Ms B. Saikia, B. in 49th Annual Conference of the Indian Econometric Society (TIES), organized by Department of Statistics, Patna University, Patna during 9th to 11th January 2013.
  6. A paper entitled “A Survey of Gender-Related and Human Development Indices”, presented in National Conference on Recent Developments in Mathematics and Related Areas, organized jointly by Department of Mathematics and Patna Science College, Patna University, Patna during 22ND to 24th December 2012.
  7. A paper entitled “Principal Components Regression as Solution of Multicollinearity” presented (virtually) in ‘IJEB 2nd International Conference on Economic and Business Issues” at New Delhi during 19th - 20th December 2011.
  8. A paper entitled “Development of Econometrics” presented (virtually) in ‘IJEB 2nd International Conference on Economic and Business Issues” at New Delhi during 19th - 20th December 2011.
  9. A paper entitled “Career Growth of Married Indian Women”, presented in National Roving Workshop on Women in Scientific Research - Examining the Challenges & Identifying Their Needs organized by Department of Anthropology, North Eastern Hill University Shillong during 21st - 22nd October 2011.
  10. A paper entitled “Social Problems of Working Women in India”, presented in National Roving Workshop on Women in Scientific Research - Examining the Challenges & Identifying Their Needs organized by Department of Anthropology, North Eastern Hill University Shillong during 21st - 22nd October 2011.
  11. A paper entitled “New Computational Formulae of Gender-related and Human Development Indices for Improvement over the Existing Computational Formulae”, presented (virtually) in 7th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economics & Social Sustainability held at University of Waikato, Hamilton from 5th - 7th January 2011.
  12. A paper entitled “Generalized Inverse Regression as a Solution of Multicollinearity”, presented in VI International Symposium on Optimization & Statistics organized by Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh during 29th - 31st December, 2008.
  13. A paper entitled “Ridge Regression as a Solution of Multicollinearity”, presented in National Seminar on Statistical Methods & Reliability Analysis organized by Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science & Technology, Cochin during 28th - 30th January 2008.
  14. A paper entitled “Population, Poverty and Flood in India”, presented in National Seminar on Recent Statistical Techniques in Data Analysis and XXIX  Annual Conference of Indian Association for the Study of Population organized by Department of Statistics, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi during 26th - 28th October 2007.
  15. A paper entitled “Population, Agriculture and Flood in North East India”, presented (virtually) in XXVI National Seminar on Hydrology organized by Department of Geography, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong during 26th - 28th October 2007.
  16. A paper entitled “Population, Growth and Development in India with Special Reference to N. E. India”, presented in National Seminar on Population, Environment and Sustainable Development in India with Special Reference to North-East organized by Centre for Adult & Continuing Education, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong during 11th - 12th July 2007.
  17. A paper entitled “Population and Poverty in India with Special Reference to N. E. India”, presented in National Seminar on Population, Environment and Sustainable Development in India with Special Reference to North-East organized by Centre for Adult & Continuing Education, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong during 11th - 12th July 2007.   
  18. A paper entitled “Conceptual Issues of Human Development in India through Measuring Human Development Index”, presented in National Seminar on Growth and Human Development in North East India organized by Department of Geography, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong during 24th - 25th May 2007.
  19. A paper entitled “Population Statistics of Mizoram: A Study” presented in National Seminar on Futurology towards 21st Century” organized by Department of Geography, P. U. College, Aizawl on 17TH April 1996.

Ph. D. Awarded/Supervised:

  • Ph. D. Degree Awarded
    • Ph. D. degree was awarded to Ms Bonoshree Saikia on 5th December 2016 on topic ‘A Study of Alternative Techniques in Multicollinearity with Application’ with Ph. D. registration No. 1875  of 14.11.2011 under my supervision.

(B) Supervising Ph. D. Research Work

  1. Supervising Ph. D. research work of Ms Manoshi Phukon, Research Scholar on topic ‘Life Table and Model Life Table Techniques: Their Analysis and Application in Indian Demographic Data’ with            Ph. D. registration No. 2158 of 6.12.2012. She will submit her Ph. D. thesis in Dec 2019.
  2. Supervising Ph. D. research work of Ms Jayanti Kumari Mishra, Research Scholar on topic ‘Construction of Gross Nuptiality Table and Model Net Nuptiality Table in India’ with Ph. D. registration  No. 2523 of 16.06.2015.
  3. Supervising Ph. D. research work of Ms Alona Biswa, Research Scholar on topic ‘A Study on Regression Models with Multi-collinear Explanatory Variables: A Generalized Inverse Regression Approach’ with Ph. D. registration No. 2852 of 04.11.2016.
  4. Supervising Ph. D. research work of Ms Sunita Sajwan, Research Scholar on topic ‘A Study of Life Table Techniques through Disability-Free Life Expectancy in India with Applications’ with Ph. D. registration No. 2851 of 19.10.2016. 

Administrative Responsibilities Undertaken :

  1. Successfully completed three years with effect from 2ND May 2016 to 1ST May, 2019 rendering as Headship in the Department of Statistics, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong.
  2. Successfully completed 11 years with effect from 1ST Nov., 1993 to 30TH Nov., 2004 rendering as Headship in the Department of Statistics at Mizoram Campus, North Eastern Hill University. 

Academic Affiliations (If any): North Eastern Hill University

Any Other Items:

A. Participation in Refresher Courses

  1. Participated in UGC Refresher Courses in Statistics conducted by Academic Staff College, Gauhati University, Gauhati with effect from 17.11.1993 to 7.12.1993.
  2. Participated in UGC Refresher Courses in Demography/Population Studies organized by International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai for three weeks from 22nd October, 2001.

B. Knowledge of Computer: Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, SPSS, MINITAB

C. Paper Reviewer in (1) International Journal of Social Economics (2) Assam Statistical Review

D. Additional Academic Engagements

  1. Offered teaching a course in M. Sc. (Zoology) second semester (ZOO-OC-205 Practical) of NEHU, Shillong from March to June 2010.
  2. Offered teaching a course in M. Sc. (Zoology) second semester (ZOO-OC-205 Practical) of NEHU, Shillong from March to June 2009.
  3. Offered teaching a course in M. Lib. (Library Science) second semester of NEHU (Mizoram Campus of North Eastern Hill University) from February to June 2004.
  4. Offered teaching a course in M. S. W. (Social Work) Third Semester of NEHU (Mizoram Campus) from August to November 2003.
  5. Delivered Lectures on ‘Sampling Techniques’ from 18th - 21st June, 2001 in Refresher Course in Official Statistics on invitation for the inspectors to improve Statistical System in the state of Mizoram organized by Directorate of Economics & Statistics, Gov. of Mizoram, Aizawl.

E. Organized Workshop on Statistical Computing and Its Applications for Participants from North-Eastern India at the Department of Statistics, NEHU, Shillong from 1.11.2012 to 1.12.2012.