Dr. Vitthalrao Vikhe Patil
Institute of Cooperative Management, Pune
( Unit of National Council for Cooperative Training, New Delhi )

Welcome to ICM Pune !


The Institute of Cooperative Management, Pune formerly known as Cooperative Training college, has the distinction of bring the first ICM in the Country set up to impart training to the Cooperative personnel in 1947, It has been engaged in conducting training programmes for the intermediate as well as senior executives of the Cooperative Institutions and the Officers of the Cooperative Department from its inception.

The Institute of Cooperative Management, Pune was privileged in to have the association and guidance of eminent and well known cooperators like late Shri. Vaikunthbhabi Mehta, Prof. D. G. Karve and Prof. D. R. Gadgil (Deputy Chairpersons of the Planning Commission) at different stage of its development.

The Institute is continuously on the move to keep pace with the development in the Cooperative sector, New programmes are being developed to meet the specific requirements of the user organisations. Inspite of infrastrucural limitations the Institute has successfully conducted Management Development Programmes of different types and durations and as many as trainee officers passed through the portals of this Institute every year.

Though we fell proud of our avhievements, we are still not content with it and trying to overcome the present limitations. With the active support of Maharashtra Rajya Sahakari Sangh, the Institute has acquired a piece of land in Chhatrapati Shivaji Market Yard, Pune 37, and it is hoped that the Institute would be in a position to have its own campus with all amenities in the near future. As a part of it the construction of hostel has already been completed & are in use.

Cooperative Principles
  • Voluntary & Open Membership
  • Democratic Member Control
  • Member Economic Participation
  • Autonomy & Independance
  • Education, Training & Information
  • Cooperation among Cooperatives
  • Concern for Community
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