In line with the development needs of the region and the ability of available resources, then in 2001 by decree of the Minister of Agriculture No. 350 / Kpts / OT.210 / 6/2001 dated June 14, 2001 Workshop for Agricultural Technology Banda Aceh status was upgraded to Institute for Agricultural Technology. AIAT Banda Aceh is a Unit Research Agency in the area under and directly responsible to the Head of the Center for Technology Assessment and Development of Agriculture.
AIAT is a function unit that is structurally IIIa Echelon is one unit in the scope of the Center for Technology Assessment and Development of Agriculture (BBP2TP). In the implementation of activities, is structurally supported by the Head of Echelon IV.
AIAT Aceh headed by Ir. Basri A. Bakar, M.Si assisted by Nurlaili, SH as Head of Sub Division of Administration and Ir. M. Ferizal, M.Sc as Section Head of Cooperation and Assessment Service.
AIAT Aceh Banda Aceh LPTP formerly established by the Decree of the Minister of Agriculture No. 798 / Kpts / OT.210 / 1994 dated December 13, 1994. BPTP Aceh now is a combination (merger) of the Agricultural Information Center (BIP), KP. Lampineung, KP. Paya Elephant and KP. Gayo.