Operations Research Scientist - Amazon

Dear Prof. Vijay,


We have an opportunity for Operations Research Scientist role in Amazon within our Supply Chain Team.

We are looking for people with Ph.D. in Operations Research, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science or a related field with publications in refereed academic journals. 

Request you to please share references if any. I have attached detail job description for your reference. 

Look forward for your support. 


Roopashri MV  

Warm Regards, |  Talent Acquisition  |  Amazon India
E:  P: +91 9845528028

Click here for detailed job description


Announcement on ‘Changes in the Constitution of ORSI’

Dear Member,

You might be aware that the Constitution of the Operational Research Society of India is uploaded at the website at Please click on the icon ‘View the Constitution’ at the bottom of the ‘Home’ page to glance through the Constitution. 

Incorporation of the changes in the Constitution is now due for review. The relevant Clause (i) of Aritcle IX is reproduced below for your ready reference. 

‘Incorporation of changes in the Constitution will be reviewed every three years, starting from the date on which this Constitution becomes effective. The proposal(s) for change (s) may be initiated by the Central Council or by a Chapter through petition to the President, who in turn will forward the same for perusal and deliberation by the Constitution Sub-Committee comprising the President (Elect) as Chairman, Presidents of all chapters with Hon. Treasurer of the Society as Members and Hon. Secretary of the Society as Convener. The Constitution sub-committee shall put up their recommendation(s) to the Central Council.’ 

Accordingly, you may please initiate the proposal for incorporation of any change in the Constitution through the President / Hon. Secretary of the respective chapter to which you are affiliated. In case you are not affiliated to any chapter, please forward the proposal to the Hon. Executive Secretary of ORSI. The deadline for receipt of the proposal(s) by the Hon. Executive Secretary is 31 May 2017.  


With regards and best wishes, 

N. M. Ganguli
Hon. Executive Secretary




Announcement on Registration with the ‘Membership’ database at the website of ORSI

 Dear Member,


 I am pleased to bring to your kind notice that the website of ORSI now provides its members the access to update the personal details as well as the information on their expertise / achievement directly at the membership page by registering oneself with the website. In order to register at the website of ORSI you must have your personal e-mail id recorded at the database. In case, you notice that your e-mail id is not shown at the membership page of the website, please forward your e-mail to; as early as possible. It has also been noticed that some of the e-mail ids as recorded in the website are now defunct. The members are also requested to check the same and forward the working e-mail id, which will then be incorporated in the database. Once you find your e-mail id recorded in the membership page please carry out the following steps serially to register yourself. This registration is also essential to cast the vote during the election of the Central Council of ORSI, because submission of nomination form and casting of votes through paper ballot have been dispensed with as the consequence to a decision of the Central Council to that effect.



1. Visit the website of ORSI. 

2. Click on `Members List` under `MEMBERSHIP` icon in the home page.

3. Click on the icon `Click here` to start registration process.

4. Click on `Register Yourself` icon.

5. Enter your name as shown in membership page in the ORSI website.

6. Enter the user id which is your membership number as depicted in the website.

7. Enter your e-mail id as depicted in the website under E-mail (1).

8. Enter password.

9. Click submit.

10. Login at your E-mail (1). You will find the link for confirmation sent by web-master.

11. Click on the link to complete the registration process.

12. Log in at the membership site and update your personal information.


With regards and best wishes. 

N. M. Ganguli
Hon. Executive Secretary



Announcement on ‘Distinguished Educator Award’



ORSI is the premier national society of the practitioners and academicians engaged in the application, propagation and development of the science of Operational Research, management sciences and Analytics. ORSI was founded in 1957 under the leadership of Prof P. C. Mahalanobis who continued to guide the societyfor the first seven years after its inception. Prof. Mahalanabis, a distinguished educator who was also the member of the Planning Commission, Fellow of Royal Society, founder of the Indian Statistical Institute and a President of the International Statistical Institute.

ORSI is pleased to announce that it is instituting award in honour of Prof. P. C. Mahalanobis,to felicitate the distinguished educators and professionals in India. This award will be presented to three distinguished educators one in Operations Research, one in engineering and one in management discipline during Diamond Jubilee celebration along with the 50th Annual General Meeting during 21-23 December 2017.


A.      Eligibility Criteria:

1)       The nominee must be Indian citizen.

2)       He / She should have completed ten years’ experience in teaching/research.

3)       He / She must belong to arecognized educational institution teaching O.R. / Management Science/engineering in respective stream / involved in application / research in industry.

4)       Each nominee has to be proposed by at least one 'Senior Member' of ORSI and seconded by someone belonging to the stream for which the nomination is proposed. (Self-nominations are also accepted)

5)       The nominee should have distinguished teaching, research /application and publication record.

6)       Members of P.C.Mahalanobis Committee Award Committee are not eligible for this award.

B.      Selection Procedure:

The Central Council of ORSI has constituted a Selection Committee of five members, comprising three experts (one each for each stream) from three different regions, one of the current Vice-Presidents or past Presidents of ORSI, asthe Chairperson, and the Hon. Secretary of ORSI, as the Convener of the committee. The Selection Committee will evaluate the merit of the contribution and / or achievements of the nominees and recommend the panel for consideration and approval by the Central Council. Selection committee will evaluate the nominees keeping in view the following broad selection criteria:

1)       Dissemination of knowledge.

2)       Grooming talented professionals.

3)       Impact created in the society.

4)       Enhancing knowledge in their respective field.

5)       Social contribution through education.

C.     Award to be presented:

1)       Distinguished Educator Citation from ORSI.

2)       Cash Award of 10,000/- each.

D.     Every nomination has be proposed and seconded by two senior members of the society.   Interested candidates can send their detailed CV for the consideration of the committee indicating their teaching, research, and consultancy experience in operations research, management and engineering.

The CV(s) of the nominee(s) must accompany the nomination. Self-nomination is generally not encouraged.

Please forward the nomination(s) for the person(s), whom you would like to nominate, in the prescribed pro-forma attached herewith latest by 31July 2017.

The detailed application with the CV of the prospective nominations can be sent electronically to                  


Prof. Bijan Sarkar

Convenor,  Prof. P. C. Mahalanobis Award Committee

Professor, Department of Production Engineering

Jadavpur University, Kolkata


Phone(M)  : 9831795761


Click here to download : Nomination form for the 'Distinguished Educator Award' 


Click here for the Central Council of ORSI (2017-18).