||Burroughs B-4700 system replaced by a Super Mini COSMOS LAN Server
||Administration-cum-Training Block of the Institute was inaugurated
||Nomenclature of M.Sc. (Computer Application in Agriculture) degree changed to M.Sc.(Computer Application)
||Center of Advanced Studies in Agricultural Statistics & Computer Application.
Established by Education Division, ICAR.
||Establishment of Remote Sensing & GIS lab with latest software facilities.
Outside funded projects initiated.
||Senior Certificate Course in ‘Agricultural Statistics and Computing’ revived.
Establishment of modern computer laboratories.
First software in India for generation of design along with its randomised layout SPBD release 1.0
||Four divisions of the Institute re-named as Sample Survey, Design of Experiments, Biometrics and Computer Applications
Training programmes in statistics for non-statisticians in National Agricultural Research System initiated
||Strengthening of LAN & Intranet with Fibre optics & UTP cabling
Substantial growth in outside funded projects and training programmes
||Two divisions re-named as Division of Forecasting Techniques and Econometrics
||Data Warehousing activities (INARIS project under NATP) initiated
||Establishment of National Information System on Animal Experiments Laboratory
Development of PIMSNET (Project Information Management System on Internet) for NATP
||Establishment of National Information System on Long-term Fertilizer Experiments funded by AP Cess Fund
Development of PERMISnet (A software for Online Information on Personnel Management in ICAR System)
First indigenously developed software on windows platform released Statistical Package for Factorial Experiments (SPFE) 1.0
||National Information System on Agricultural Education (NISAGENET) Project launched.
Training Programme for private sector initiated and conducted training programme for E.I. DuPont India Private Limited.
E-Library Services Initiated.
||Statistical Package for Augmented Designs (SPAD) and Statistical Package for Agricultural Research (SPAR) 2.0 released
Design Resources Server with an aim to provide E-advisory in NARES initiated
Strengthening of Reproductive Lab with colour photocopier
Installation of Digital Telephone Exchange
||Establishment of Agricultural Bioinformatics Laboratory (ABL)
||Software for Survey Data Analysis (SSDA) 1.0 released
||Golden Jubilee Celebration Year of the Institute
Strengthening Statistical Computing for NARS initiated
Expert System on Wheat Crop Management launched
International Training Hostel inaugurated
||Establishment of National Agricultural Bioinformatics Grid (NABG) in ICAR and Centre for Agricultural Bioinformatics
Division of Biometrics re-named as Division of Biometrics and Statistical Modelling
Division of Forecasting Techniques and Division of Econometrics merged to form Division of Forecasting andEconometrics Techniques