|1930||Statistical Section created under ICAR|
|1940||Activities of the Section increased with appointment of Dr. PV Sukhatme|
|1945||Re-organisation of statistical section into statistical branch as a centre for research and training in the field of Agricultural Statistics|
|1949||Re-named as Statistical Wing of ICAR|
|1952||Activities of Statistical Wing further expanded and diversified with the recommendations of FAO experts, Dr. Frank Yates and Dr. DJ Finney|
|1955||Statistical Wing moved to its present campus|
|1956||Collaboration with AICRP initiated|
|1959||Re-designated as Institute of Agricultural Research Statistics (IARS)|
|1964||Installation of IBM 1620 Model-II Electronic Computer
Signing of MOU with IARI, New Delhi to start new courses for M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree in Agricultural Statistics
|1970||Status of a full fledged Institute in the ICAR system, headed by Director|
|1977||Three storeyed Computer Centre Building inaugurated.
Installation of third generation computer system, Burroughs B-4700.
|1978||Re-named as Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute (IASRI)|
|1983||Identified as Centre of Advanced Studies in Agricultural Statistics and Computer.
Applications under the aegis of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
|1985-86||New Course leading to M.Sc. degree in Computer Application in Agriculture, initiated|
|1989||Commercialization of SPAR 1|
|1991||Burroughs B-4700 system replaced by a Super Mini COSMOS LAN Server|
|1992||Administration-cum-Training Block of the Institute was inaugurated|
|1993-94||M.Sc. degree in Computer Application in Agriculture changed to M.Sc. (Computer Application)|
|1995||Center of Advanced Studies in Agricultural Statistics & Computer Application.
established by Education Division, ICAR.
|1996||Establishment of Remote Sensing & GIS lab with latest software facilities.
Outside funded projects initiated.
|1997||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
|1998||Four divisions of the Institute re-named as Sample Survey, Design of Experiments, Biometrics and Computer Applications
Revolving Fund Scheme on Short Term Training Programs in Information Technology initiated
Training programmes in statistics for non-statisticians in National Agricultural Research System initiated
|1999||Strengthening of LAN & Intranet with Fibre optics & UTP cabling
Substantial growth in outside funded projects and training programmes
|2000||Two divisions re-named as Division of Forecasting Techniques and Econometrics|
|2001||Data Warehousing activities (INARIS project under NATP) initiated|
|2002||Establishment of National Information System on Animal Experiments Laboratory
Development of PIMSNET (Project Information Management System on Internet) for NATP
|2003||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
|2004||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.
|2005||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 NARS initiated
Strengthening of Reproductive Lab with colour photocopier
Installation of Digital Telephone Exchange
|2006||Organisation of International Conference on Statistics and Informatics in Agricultural Research|
|2007||Establishment of Agricultural Bioinformatics Laboratory (ABL)|
|2008||Software for Survey Data Analysis (SSDA) 1.0 released|
|2009||Golden Jubilee Celebration Year of the Institute
Strengthening Statistical Computing for NARS initiated
Expert System on Wheat Crop Management launched
International Training Hostel inaugurated
|2010||Establishment of National Agricultural Bioinformatics Grid (NABG) in ICAR initiated
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 and Econometrics Techniques
A new centre namely Centre for Agricultural Bioinformatics [CABin] created
|2011||Maize AgriDaksh and Expert System on Seed Spices launched
Indian NARS Statistical Computing Portal initiated
M.Sc. degree in Bioinformatics initiated
|2012||Software for Survey Data Analysis (SSDA) 2.0 released
Division of Biometrics and Statistical Modelling re-named as Division of Statistical Genetics
Division of Forecasting & Econometrics Techniques re-named as Division of Forecasting & Agricultural System Modeling
Development of Management Information System (MIS) including Financial Management System (FMS) in ICAR initiated
Half-Yearly Progress Monitoring (HYPM) System in ICAR implemented
Sample Survey Resources Server initiated
|2013||High Performance Computing (HPC) System for Biological Computing established
Ph.D. degree in Computer Application initiated
Certified as ISO 9001:2008 (Quality Management System) Institute
|2014||Advanced Supercomputing Hub for OMICS Knowledge in Agriculture (ASHOKA) inaugurated
ICAR-ERP system implemented
Ph.D. degree in Bioinformatics initiated
IASRI Campus Wi-Fi enabled
ICAR Data Centre, Unified Communication and Web Hosting Services for ICAR started
FAO Sponsored Study under the Global Strategy for Improvement of Agricultural Statistics initiated
|2015||KRISHI (http://krishi.icar.gov.in/) Knowledge based Resources Information Systems Hub for Innovations in agriculture portal has been launched as a centralized data repository system of ICAR.
ICAR-IASRI has been declared as National Level Agency (NLA) under MIDH (Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture).
ICAR Data Centre established at IASRI acquired the certification for ISO/IEC 20000 and
ISO/IEC 27001 for IT-service management and information security legislation respectively
|2016||KVK-Portal (Krishi Vigyan Kendra Knowledge Network) and Mobile Application (http://kvk.icar.gov.in/) developed and launched
MAPI (http://sample.iasri.res.in/ssrs/android.html/) Mobile Assisted Personal Interview- An android application developed
Developed sampling methodologies for estimation of crop area and yield under mixed and continuous cropping for different situations prevailing in different countries and field tested in the three identified countries by the FAO, one each in Asia-Pacific, Africa and Latin America/ Caribbean region, i.e. Indonesia, Rwanda and Jamaica respectively.
Developed methodology for estimation of area and production of Horticultural crops, tested and validated in four states. The methodology will be implemented at national level.
Developed Personnel Management System, for managing the cadre strength and transfer of the scientific staff and implemented in ICAR.
|2017||Suitable sampling methodology (aligned with existing Input Survey of Agriculture Census) for estimation of private foodgrain stock and post-harvest losses at farm level has been developed.
Guidelines for estimating post-harvest losses of horticultural crops (fruits and vegetables), livestock (meat and milk) and fish (capture and culture fisheries)/fish products have been developed and will be tested in the two countries (Namibia and Mexico).
Produced Poverty map of spatial inequality in distribution of poverty incidence in different districts of Bihar.
|2018||Education Portal-ICAR (https://education.icar .gov.in) developed and launched.
Mobile Apps: Pashu Prajanan (Animal Reproduction) and Sukar Palan (Pig Farming) developed in collaboration with ICAR-IVR