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ISSME has a variety of different membership categories with different levels of services and membership fees. Choose your desired membership category. Below are the most common membership categories. However, please contact us with your special requirements, so we can answer your queries.
Lifetime Members: It means anyone who is interested in the objects of the Society. They shall have no further liability to pay any annual subscription.
General Members: Any registered association or organisation connected with trade and industry, Chambers of Commerce, Associations for promotion & development of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSME), Associations for promotion of international cooperation, Associations of social-economic scientists, multilateral, regional and bilateral organisations.
Corporate Members: Any Joint Stock Company or any Public Sector Company which is interested in the objects of the Society.
Institutional Members: Any Department of the National Governments or any State Governments or any University/ Department/ Institute or any Society or Organisation, which is interested in the objects of the Society.
Donor Members: Any Joint Stock Company or Public Sector Company, Commissions like the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), Council of Scientific and Industrial Research and Statutory Corporations and any other registered association or organisation connected with trade and industry, Chambers of Commerce, which is interested in the objects of the Society and who offer to donate annually, for five years, to the Society’s endowment fund such sums as may be specified by the Secretary General.
Associate Members: Any persons like academicians, researchers, students, consultants, individuals and micro, small & medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), which may be interested in the objects of the Society.
Founder Members – mean first members of the Governing Body to whom the management of the ISSME is entrusted during the time of its registration/formation in 2010.
As per the above listed memberships, and based on your profile, you may apply as a General, Lifetime, Institutional, Corporate, Donor and Associate Members only. This is subject to the approval of the management of ISSME and payment of an Annual Membership Fee. You have to abide by the Membership Rules and Regulations (.PDF format) as per the By-Laws of ISSME.
The membership is valid for the financial year during which it is granted, unless one has opted for multi-year membership.
Members in all categories are entitled to all facilities offered by the ISSME including right to participate in its activities, to receive publications, circulars, literature, documents etc. issued by it from time to time and invitation to various national, regional or international programmes and activities organized by the ISSME or to which it may be invited, as an organization to participate.
Members may seek election or vote in the election according to their own category.
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