Feb 20, 2005 – During the early 1990s, Narendra Modi served as an election organizer of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Mr. Modi helped to popularize the BJP party during the elections at Raj Bhavan. Narendra Modi, a personal friend of Divan (Divyang) Dave, inspired CEO of ISM, Mr. Dave to open a Software Development Center in Gujarat. ISM-AMD was opened in 2004 with more than 150 employees in Ahmedabad. Today, ISM owns and operates a state-of-the-art development center of 25,000 sq. feet area, to accommodate 500 employees on the prestigious C. G. Road, in Ahmedabad.