National Institute of Personnel Management is the premier all-India Institute of professionals engaged in personnel management, industrial relations, labour welfare and human resources development. NIPM is a professional, non-profit-making society registered under Societies Registration Act, 1960. It has a nation-wide membership of over 11,500 Individual Members and over 300 Institutional members spread over 52 chapters. NIPM was established in the year 1980, after the merger with the erstwhile IIPM (founded in 1948 at Calcutta, now Kolkata) and NILM (established in 1950 at Bombay, now Mumbai). Its National office is located at Kolkata and chapters in most capital cities and major industrial towns all over the country. New chapters are being added every year, depending upon the congregation of members in major industrial locations.