Evolution of IIMM


“Indian Institute of Materials Management (IIMM)” with its Headquarters at Navi Mumbai, is the National Apex body representing a wide spectrum of professionals engaged in various facets of Material Management, responsible for planning, sourcing, Logistics & Supply Chain Management.

Through its wide network of 52 branches and 19 chapters having around 9500 members drawn form public and private sectors,( IIMM is dedicated to the promotion of the profession of Materials Management) and with its multifarious activities, including EDP, seminars, workshops, in-house training programs and consultancy assignment & Advance Materials Management Programs & Research Programs, To have more effective global interaction , Institute is a chartered member of International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM), Atlanta (USA) Incorporated in Switzerland, which has its members in over 44 countries. In furtherance to its objectives, the Institute is conducting a Graduate Diploma Course in Materials Management (GDMM) recognized by Govt. of India for appointment of superior posts and services under the Central Government and also accredited by IFPSM. It also conducts a three-year Post Graduate Diploma Course in Materials Management (PGDMM) by correspondence which is recognized by AICTE. Diploma in Logistics Management a high profile one year distance education program has been launched from July 2000. The Institute has its Centre for Advanced Management Studies at Mumbai and Centre for Research in Materials Management (CRIMM) at Kolkata, which are engaged to promote research in Materials Management & also collaborate with industry for furthering the professional advancement of Materials Management & its applications.

Evolution Of IIMM

National Association of Purchasing Executives Mumbai (1960-1970)
Materials Management Association of Hyderabad (1968-1975)
Purchasing officers Association Calcutta. (1960-1972)
National Associations for Materials Management (1970-1975)
Materials Management Association of India (1972-1975)

Indian Association of Materials Management (1975-1983)

Rechristened to

Indian institute of Materials Management 23-4-1983

Current Membership > 5500 Individual members > 200 Institutional members

Branches :35 Chapter :17

  1. Registered under societies registration act 1860.Registration no. Bom 13/196-GBBSD . Certificate no. 1336.
  2. Registered under Bombay Public trust act 1950Registration no. F 844 (BOM). Certificate no. 12659
  3. Registered U/S 10(23A) of IT act 1961 as an Association in the Profession of Materials ManagementNotification no. 24 501(F no. 196/1/77 IT (AI) August 1978
  4. Donations Exempted U/S 80 G Notification No ………………….. at …………………
  5. Registered IIMM Name and Logo