Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Jagannath Wani appointed to Order of Canada

Professor Jagannath Wani is appointed to Order of Canada (the second highest honour for merit in Canada) for his volunteer work in Calgary and India and academic achievements. He is Professor Emeritus of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences at University of Calgary.. The Maharashtra Seva Samiti Organization he founded in 1984 raised close to $7 million in 27 years to help India’s less fortunate, including matching funds from the Canadian International Development Agency and the Alberta government. 

PS: He got his master's degree from Department of Statistics, University of Pune in 1960.


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