Now the society is having 161 members including 140 life members. The society is actively involved in organizing discussion groups for various crop improvement activities and is looking for the enrollment of scientists involved in crop improvement for strengthening its existence in the years to come.

The society organized following congresses:

The First National Seminar on Breeding Strategies for 21st Century during 1 - 3 July, 1998.

The Second National Plant Breeding Congress with theme Plant Breeding in the post-genomics era was organized during 1-3 March, 2006 at Coimbatore, India.

The Third National Congress on Plant Breeding and Genomics to be held at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore during 7th to 9th July 2010.