Incepted in 1956, today MMA is a name to reckon with when it comes to Management Expertise in India.
The Name: Founded as the Madras Institute of Management (MIM) in August 1956 under the meritorious president Dr. A. Lakshmanaswamy Mudaliar, the illustrious Vice-Chancellor of Madras University, MIM was formally inaugurated with twenty institutional members on September 19, 1956. On becoming a part of AIMA, in 1957 the name MIM was changed to MMA and has been the same ever since.
9 eminent personalities got together and gave birth to this prestigious association of luminaries.
SLT White, Staff & Industrial Relations Manager, Burmah-Shell.
NV Naidu, Custodian, Prithvi Insurance Co. Ltd.
S Anantharamakrishnan, Chairman, Simpson & Co. Ltd.
K Sadagopan, Chief Administrative Officer, Integral Coach Factory
GV Krishna Rao, HOD, Business Administration, University of Madras.
T Rogers, Managing Director, Best & Co (Private) Ltd.
NK Aiyer, Secretary & Commercial Manager, TI Cycles of India.
EFG Hunter, Director, Binny & Co. (Madras) Ltd.
AMM Murugappa Chettiar, Director, State Bank of India, Madras.
The Memorandum & rules of Association (M&RA), amended on 25 June 1999, is the basic document containing the Memorandum of Registration of the Association with the Registrar of Societies and the Rules governing the Classes of Membership, Regional Councils, Membership Fees, Admission, Payment of Fees & Subscription, Privileges of Members, Cessation of Membership, Managing Committee, Vacancy – Cessation of Membership, Office Bearers, Powers & Duties of Managing Committee, Powers & Duties of Office-Bearers, Managing Committee Meeting, Finance, Audit, General Meetings, Notice of Meetings, Electorate & Quorum, Procedure of Meeting, Indemnity and General.