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

From Left :Yashwantrao Chavan (Former Deputy Prime Minister of India), Prof. D. R. Gadgil (Former Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission) , Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru (Former Prime Minister of India), Dr. Vitthalrao Vikhe Patil in year 1949.

The Institute of Cooperative Management, Pune had privilege to get associated with and guidance from eminent and well known co-operators 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 regularly to meet the specific and emerging requirements of the user organisations. The Institute has successfully conducted Management Development Programmes of different types and durations since its inception. Though we take pride in our achievements, we constantly strive to excel in our endeavors.
The Institute is under the administrative control of the National Council for Co-operative Training (NCCT), New Delhi.