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The National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM)-India is the only all India body of  Professional Managers engaged in the profession of personnel management, industrial relations, labour welfare, training and HRD in the country. NIPM-India came into existence in March 1980 as a result of merger of two professional institutions, namely the Indian Institute of Personnel Management, established in 1948 and the National Institute of Labour Management established in 1950. With its National Office at Kolkata, India, NIPM has a total membership is about 9,000 spread over 53 Chapters all over India.  NIPM-India is a non-profit making body devoted to the development of skill and expertise of the persons engaged into the management of human resources through regular lecture meetings, seminars, training courses, conferences and publications through its Chapters throughout India. Its Half-yearly journal ‘Personnel Today’ is subscribed by many Indian as well as foreign universities and libraries. NIPM-India has been conducting academic programme conferring Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management (PGDPM) since 1978. In view of its emphasis on professional excellence and wide network throughout the country, the Govt. of India as well as almost all the States of the country look at NIPM-India as a body of experts in the vital area of Management of Human Resources.

Chief Executive Officer
Mr. S. N. Singh
Executive Director
National Institute of Personnel Management, India

Mr. Vishwesh Prabhakar Kulkarni
National President
National Institute of Personnel Management, India

Current number of members
About 9,000

Major events 
The Annual National HR Conference & Exhibition (NATCON) is the major event of NIPM-India. The next major event of NIPM-India i.e 38th Annual National HR Conference & Exhibition (NATCON– 2019) will be organised by NIPM-Karnataka Chapter during September 25-27, 2019 at Dr. Babu Rajendra Prasad International Convention Centre, Bengaluru, India. Delegates and Speakers from all over India and from Australia, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, etc. will be participating at this conference. The Conference is considered as the biggest HR learning event in India. The logo and the web address of the Conference will be communicated later on.

Since 2018, NIPM-India is successfully organizing STUNA Conference, the Annual National Conference for Management Students.

Main publication
“PERSONNEL TODAY” – 2 number of issues released per year – i.e. January-June & July-December respectively and circulated to all the Members free of cost. 


Award Program
Since 2008, NIPM-India is organizing the National Award for HR Best Practices along with the NIPM Annual National Conference & Exhibition. Most of the leading Public & Private Sectors throughout  India had participated in this competition and presented their value based best HR Practices.

Besides the above, NIPM-India is conferring HR Excellence Awards on various fields of HR. NIPM-India regularly conferring Fellowship Awards to its members for their outstanding and meritorious contribution in the field of HR.

NIPM-India is also conferring Best Chapter Awards to the Chapters whose contribution has been marked remarkable in comparison to other Chapters in working for the cause of Human Resource Development throughout the year.

NIPM-India is also regularly organizing the National Business Quiz on General Business Awareness with focus on HR issues amongst the Students of various B-Schools and Management Institutes specialization in HR all over India. NIPM is conferring the awards and certificates for National Business Quiz to the successful Students of various Management / B-School from all over India during the NIPM Annual National HR Conference since 2011.

National Institute of Personnel Management has been conferring the highest awards of NIPM i.e. NIPM Ratna Award since 2008, to eminent personalities in appreciation of their outstanding back ground and exceptional contribution in the field of Human Resource Management as well as in recognition of their achievements as an outstanding HR Leader and Visionary.