Institution of Fire Engineers (INDIA) came into existence in the year 1973 as a premiere Non-Government organization (NGO) and a professional body registered under the Societies Act, 1860 under the esteemed chairmanship of Dy. Home Minister, Minister of India Sh. B N Datar, Ministry of Home Affairs.
Fire Advisory Council constituted by the chiefs of Fire services in India and headed by DG, NDRF & CD, Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India enforced establishment of Institution of Fire Engineers (INDIA) by their strong recommendation and belief in the proposed idea.