The demand for Institute's course is steadily increasing. The Institute regularly carries out Seminars, Workshops to familiarize members with the latest developments in techniques, skills and concepts in order to update their knowledge and upgrade their performance.
Purchasing and Materials Management is a fast developing field of Management having a major influence on economic development and trade both at domestic and international levels. The impact of P & MM will be felt in all activities and no institutions could carry on with its activities devoid of material resources. As a result the role of P & MM is assuming a strategic role for the progressive development of the country.
In recognition of the increasingly crucial role played by the P & MM profession the Department of Public Administration by its circular No. 46/90 (i) of 20.06.1994 has given full recognition to the Corporate Membership of ISMM which is recognized as equivalent to a 1st Class or 2nd Class Honors Degree relevant to the field of Supply and Materials Management awarded by a recognised university for Diplomates with three years experience at Executive Capacity in a reputed organisation.