Institute of Management And Research (IMR) was established in 1996 as a constituent unit of the Deccan Education Society. It took over the MBA programme, which was started in 1984 at Chintamanrao College of Commerce, Sangli.
The Institute conducts Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) programme of Shivaji University, Kolhapur from June, 1984 and it is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) New Delhi since 1994.
IMRS is a community of students, staff and faculty striving to be vibrant with learning processes, which allow individuals to be independent while being effective with their capabilities and creative with their energy
IMDR is committed to provide quality management education to students and is guided by the values and principles of the DES. This is reflected in the fact that at IMDR there are no management quotas, no donations and no reservations. Merit remains the sole criteria for education in IMDR.