ISD is a registered Society and recognized under the following laws of India
Registered as a Society under the Societies Registration Act 1860 (Act of XXI) bearing registration No. 20200/164 of 1996/97
Registered under Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, 1976 bearing registration No104830100 in the year 2002 with permission to receive foreign contribution and grants.
Registered under section 12 (A) and 80 (G) of Income Tax Act, 1961. As per section 12 (A), ISD is exempted from payment of Income Tax from all sources of its income for charitable purpose. In case of 80 (G) it provides benefits in the form of exemption from Income Tax for individuals and organization making donation to ISD.