Windows 10 | ‘pip’ is not recognized as an internal or external command

After installing python on windows 10, I wanted to install few more packages such as numpy, scipy, pandas, however I got following error

C:\>pip install pandas
'pip' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.

pip script is present in following folder


To make pip work, we need to add this to path variable.

C:\>path %path%;C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Local\Programs\Python\Python36\Scripts

outcome after adding pip to path

C:\>pip install pandas
Collecting pandas
Downloading (8.8MB)
100% |████████████████████████████████| 8.8MB 36kB/s
Collecting python-dateutil>=2.5.0 (from pandas)
Downloading (226kB)
100% |████████████████████████████████| 235kB 67kB/s
Collecting pytz>=2011k (from pandas)
Downloading (510kB)
100% |████████████████████████████████| 512kB 64kB/s
Collecting numpy>=1.12.0 (from pandas)
Downloading (11.9MB)
100% |████████████████████████████████| 11.9MB 39kB/s
Collecting six>=1.5 (from python-dateutil>=2.5.0->pandas)
Installing collected packages: six, python-dateutil, pytz, numpy, pandas
Successfully installed numpy-1.16.3 pandas-0.24.2 python-dateutil-2.8.0 pytz-2019.1 six-1.12.0
You are using pip version 9.0.1, however version 19.1.1 is available.
You should consider upgrading via the 'python -m pip install --upgrade pip' command.

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