Institute of Co-operative Management, Dehradun was established in 1965 as an In- service training centre for Managers of Co operative organizations. The Institute functions under the aegis of Ministry of Agriculture, govt. of India with linkages with various National and international organizations. In 2005 MBA programme was started with accreditation from AICTE and affiliated to U.A Technical University Dehradun. The Institute is located in the foothills of Himalayas overlooking the Doon Valley at the height of 680 meters above the sea level. The institute situated at Rajpur Dehradun is surrounded by forest and it has its own scenic beauty of hills with an environment which free from any type of pollution. Every visitor to the institute says that this location is ideal for the education and research. In the nutshall it can be said that the overall surroundings of the institute is quite meditative and friendly for learning. Another important fact about the institute is that it is situated just 20 Km away from famous hill station Mussoorie.