The ISR initiatives of the Symbiosis School of Economics range from caring for children affected by HIV/Aids to caring for the environment. The ISR is a module to ensure a holistic development of a student through community service.

The UN defines: “Development concerns not only man’s material needs, but also the improvement of social conditions of his life. Development is, therefore, not only economic growth but growth plus change-social, cultural and institutional as well as economic.”