PARIMAL MUKHOPADHYAY, former Professor at the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata (ISI), has been a distinguished teacher for many years. Besides being a senior faculty at ISI, he has taught at the University of Ife, Nigeria; Moi University, Kenya; Stockholm University, Sweden; University of South Pacific, Fiji; Sultan Qaboos University, Oman; University of Qatar; and University of South Africa. He has visited several universities such as University of Montreal, Carleton University, University of Western Ontario, University of Waterloo, University of Windsor, Canada; University of Western Australia, and Middle East Technical University, Turkey as a research scientist. Professor Mukhopadhyay has to his credit more than seventy papers on Survey Sampling and Estimating Functions (some co-authored) and ten books on Statistics. His name has been selected for biographical inclusion in the 26th Edition of Marquis Who’s Who in the World, 2009. He has led a number of statistical projects and has been associated with a number of statistical projects of the Government of India.