The first Executive Committee meeting was held under the leadership of Dr. A.V. Srinivasan, one of the Founders and President of CVHTS.
Federal tax-exempt status was granted to CVHTS.
CVHTS purchased the land in Middletown, CT to build the temple.
The Bhoomi Puja was conducted at the temple site. A major donation of $50,000 by Dr. Surendra Chawla, in memory of his loving mother, Srimati Parbati was made to CVHTS. The entrance hall in the temple is named after her.
The ground-breaking and temple foundation was laid by Yogendra Singh of L & S Construction, Inc., Trumbull, CT.
Dr. V. Manohar was elected Chairman of the Board of Trustees.
Sri Ramachandra Bhattar became the first priest in the history of CVHTS.
The Pranapratishtapana was held for the temple's main deity Sri Satyanarayana, his consorts Sri Devi and Sri Bhudevi, and Sri Ganesha. The deities sculptures were carved out of krishnashila (black stone) by a well-known sculptor Sri. Venkataramana Bhat of Bangalore, India.
The 12th anniversary of the sanctification of the temple (12th-Year-Pranapratishtapana) was held for the temple's main deity Sri Satyanarayana, his consorts Sri Devi and Sri Bhudevi, and Sri Ganesha.
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