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Where India's first computer installed? Ans. Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata

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Dear readers. Here is the some General Knowledge for competitive exam. About Indian Statistical Institute. This time here we are writing an article for your banking /ssc/ railway or LIC exam. In this article you will get all important knowledge and facts points about Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata.

Where India's first computer installed?
First Computer in india is installed at Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Kolkata in 1995, it was the first in Asia, outside Japan. DDM lights up a Wills Navy Cut cigarette and adds that ISI had the distinction of developing the first Indian analog computer as well. Nehru came to meet the computer that solved a 10 x 10 single precision matrix in 90 minutes
Indian Statistical Institute is the first institute:
-  in Asia to acquire a digital computer.
- in India to participate in successfully building an indigenous digital computer. 

About ISI Kolkata: Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), a unique P. C. Mahalanobish institution devoted to the research, teaching and application of statistics, natural sciences and social sciences. Founded by Professor P.C. Mahalanobis in Kolkata on 17th December, 1931, the institute gained the status of an Institution of National Importance by an act of the Indian Parliament in 1959. The Headquarters of ISI is located in the northern fringe of the metropolis of Kolkata.

Quiz. Where was India's first computer installed at ?
(A) Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta
(B) Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
(C) Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
(D) Indian Iron & Steel Co.Ltd., Burnpur
Ans : A

List of  Indian Statistical Institute in India




Indian Statistical Institute,
8th Mile, Mysore Road,
R.V.College Post,
Bangalore 560059, India

Indian Statistical Institute,
37 Nelson Manickam Road,
Chateau D'Ampa, Aminjikarai,
Chennai 600029, India
044-23740612, 23740218,23740371

Indian Statistical Institute,
First Floor,514, Mettupalayam Road
North Coimbatore
Coimbatore 641043
0422-2452197, 2441192

Indian Statistical Institute,
7 S.J.S. Sansanwal Marg,
New Delhi 110016, India
011-41493900, 41493980, 41493901, 41493942, 41493968

Indian Statistical Institute,
Street No. 8, Habsiguda,
Hyderabad 500007, India
040-27153984, 27171906,27179402


Email List of Unit Head and Division
Indian Statistical Institute,
203 Barrackpore Trunk Road,
Kolkata 700108,
033-25752001 (Operator)
25752500 (Admissions)
2575-3304 (Director's Office)
25778597 (Guest House)

033-25776680 (General)
25776925 (Director's Office)

Indian Statistical Institute,
3rd Floor, Room No. 320
Central Government Offices Building
(Pratistha Bhavan)
101, Maharshi Karve Road
Mumbai 400020,
022-22014588, 22004574

Indian Statistical Institute,
B-9, B-Wing, 3rd Floor
MHADA Bulding
Near Gandhi Bhavan
Survey Number 36, Kothrud
Pune 411038,

Indian Statistical Institute
401 Tirthak Flats
54/1 Arunoday Society, Alkapuri
Vadodora 390007,

Indian Statistical Institute
"Rose Villa"
P.O. New Barganda
Giridih 815 301
06532-222034,  226688


Indian Statistical Institute
Tezpur University;
Assam 784028,

Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) is an academic institute of national importance as recognised by a 1959 act of the Indian parliament.[1] It grew out of the Statistical Laboratory set up by Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis in Presidency College, Kolkata. Established in 1931, this public university of India is one of the oldest and most prestigious institutions focused on statistics, and its early reputation led it to being adopted as a model for the first US institute of Statistics set up at the Research TriangleNorth Carolina by Gertrude Mary Cox.[2]
ISI Logo
Mahalanobis, the founder of ISI, was deeply influenced by wisdom and guidance of Rabindranath Tagore andBrajendranath Seal. Under his leadership, the institute initiated and promoted the interaction of Statistics with natural and social sciences to advance the role of Statistics as a key technology by explicating the twin aspects – its general applicability and its dependence on other disciplines for its own development. The institute is now considered as one of the foremost centres in the world for training and research in Statistics and related sciences.
ISI has its headquarters in Baranagar, a suburb of Kolkata, West Bengal. It has four subsidiary centres focused in academics at DelhiBangaloreChennai and Tezpur, and a branch at Giridih. In addition, the Institute has a network of units of Statistical Quality Control and Operations Research at VadodaraCoimbatoreHyderabadMumbai and Puneengaged in guiding the industries, within and outside India, in developing the most up–to–date quality management systems and solving critical problems of quality, reliability and productivity.
Primary activities of ISI are research and training of Statistics, development of theoretical Statistics and its applications in various natural and social sciences. Originally affiliated with the University of Calcutta, the institute was declared an institute of national importance in 1959, through an act of Indian parliament, Indian Statistical Institute act, 1959. ISI functions under the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI) of the Government of India.[3]
Key areas of expertise of ISI are Statistics, MathematicsComputer science, quantitative Economics, Operations Research and Information Science and it is one of the few research oriented Indian schools offering courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level. The current Director of ISI is Professor Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay (Pro Tem) and the current Dean of Studies is Professor Pradipta Bandyopadhyay.
Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Statistical_Institute

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