The Founders of The Society were of the opinion that the Headquarter of The Society should be in Central India, and therefore Pune was chosen as the Headquarter of the Indian Mathematical Society in 1907 itself. However, for the sake of operational convenience sometimes it used to be shifted to other parts of India also. During all these years, the office bearers of the Society had been constantly planning to have a permanent Head quarter of the Society to meet the expanding activities of the Society. In the Centenary Year Conference (2007), held at Pune, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Pune was kind enough to offer office space for the office of the IMS in premises of the Pune University. This offer was discussed in the Council, which resolved to shift the Headquarters (Registered Office) of the Indian Mathematical Society to the Department of Mathematics, University of Pune, Pune (presently renamed as ‘Center for Advanced Studies in Mathematics, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune’).
A need was always felt to have Society’s own premises and so in the year 2009 the Council resolved to take necessary steps in this regard. In view of this, a Flat was purchased on September 9, 2010 for the Office premises of The Society at the following address:
Flat No. 301, Third Floor,
Shriram Tower Co-operative Housing Society,
Chhatrapati Shivaji Chowk,
(CTS No. 346 + 347), Aundh, PUNE – 411 007 (MS).
The purchase document was signed by the general secretary Prof V. M. Shah in the presence of other Office Bearers, namely, Professors N. K. Thakare, J. R. Patadia, S. K. Nimbhorkar , B. N. Waphare and M. M. Shikare.
The ambitious project of having a head quarter of the IMS has now taken the final big step. Recently, the IMS has purchased a plot of land near Pune airport measuring about 44,000 sq ft on the side of a road. The registration of the land was done in Feb 2020 in the presence of Prof. Satya Deo, General secretary, Prof. B. N. Waphare, Administrative Secretary, Prof. S. K. Nimbhorkar, Treasurer and Prof. M. M. Shikare, Editor-in-Chief, Math Student.The land is already fenced and the IMS Council has now approved a master plan for developing the IMS Complex having all modern facilities for the working of the Society. An architect of Pune has designed the building complex and the Society is in the process of collecting funds to start the work soon.