Input-Output Research Association (IORA)
Following the lines of International Input-Output Research Association, Input-Output Research Association (IORA), India was registered at Pune on July 9, 1968 under The Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950, Schedule 1 (vide rule 5), with Registration Number F374P Inq No. 71/68, with the office of the Charity Commissioner in Pune, having its Head Quarter Office at the Gokhale Institute Of politics and Economics, Pune. The IORA has been well recognized by all International and National Academic and Professional Bodies and Sponsoring Bodies like Planning commission (PC), Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), University Grants Commission (UGC), Reserve Bank of India (RBI), National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI), Industrial Credit & Investment Corporation of India (ICICI), Unit Trust of India (UTI), National Banks and Private/Foreign Banks, Corporations for promotion and financing industries, agriculture and all major sectors based National Bodies and Companies or Industries.
An International Conference was conducted in collaboration with International Input-Output Research Association with many foreign delegates too, in New Delhi, 1995, period to that first conference of IORA was held at Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune in 1965, having the leadership of Professor W. W. Leontief, Nobel Laureate in Economics and pioneer of the technique of Input-Output analysis, its developments in dynamic and inter-regional framework, encompassing all branches of economic sciences, techniques and applied economics. The second IORA conference was conducted in 1967 led by Professor Walters Isard, Philadelphia University, USA, contributed by many foreign and Indian Economists. Thus in all 15 conferences were organized in Pune, Bombay, Ahmedabad, Baroda, Shillong, Delhi, Hyderabad and at BITS, Pilani. The volumes of proceedings of all the conferences are published in Books by IORA and reputed publishers like Allied Publishers, New Delhi.