Federation of Indian Muslim Associations (FIMA) was formed on 13th March 1996. It was Indian Muslim Welfare Association (IMWA), which conducted Educational & Socio Economic Development Seminar at IPC Mosque with representative from all Indian Muslim associations working in Kuwait in December 1995.
The seminar concluded with a clear resolution to form Coordination Council to develop cooperation among all associations. It was named Coordination Council, which was later on named Federation of Indian Muslim Associations. The constitution was written in 1996-97 and adopted its implementation. The constitution defined clear objectives of the federation.