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ISST is a not-for-profit, non-government organization, registered as a Public Charitable Trust in 1980.
ISST has been consistently working towards bringing social change with a focus on the livelihood, work, and well-being of vulnerable communities. It attempts to bridge the gap between research, action, and policy debate, especially on issues concerning women, children, and other marginalized communities through a gender transformative approach. It does so through empirical research as well as community development programs. Presently ISST is engaged in a range of macro and micro-level research including a range of community development programs directed toward the social and economic empowerment of women, adolescents, and children.

Our head office is located at India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi. ISST’s field office or community centers (Saathi Centre and Yuva Saathi Centre) are in Kalyanpuri, New Delhi.


''Beyond the Norm: Scope of Non-Traditional Livelihood Skilling for women in achieving Women's Economic Empowerment'' - National Dissemination Event


Date: December 13, 2022


In Recognition of our work we have been Conferred NGO Consultative Status(II) by the United Nations

Community Outreach

ISST's community outreach programme was initiated in 2000 in three slum communities in the Trans Yamuna region: West Vinod Nagar resettlement colony, Sonia camp and Nehru camp. ... Read More