HNIMR, is an all-women management institute, established in 1996. It is affiliated to University of Pune and recognized by AICTE & DTE. It was accreditated by National Board of Accreditation for the period 2008-2011. The reaccreditation is in process. The institute has also been accredited with IAO accreditation. The evaluation commission of IAO has granted the Prime Membership status to the Institute and the institute is the first from prestigious Indian region to become a Prime Member.
It is committed to quality management education to enable women to occupy authority positions in different areas of work. It strongly believes that when women become decision makers, it will have a positive impact on contribution of women towards economic and social development.