The Mumbai Chapter of Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS) was established in 1970. It is affiliated to Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS), registered under society’s act vide Reg. No. S/18957 dt. 16.05.1988.
The society was run from the premises of Institution of Engineers (India), Maharashtra Centre at Haji Ali. The initial finances of the Chapter came from the surplus balance of the Indian Geotechnical Conference was held in Mumbai at the IIT Powai in 1970 . Membership was open to all interested in and associated with Geotechnical activities.