The India Social & Cultural Centre (ISC) in Abu Dhabi, is one of the premier socio-cultural organisations in Abu Dhabi. It is the apex body of the registered Indian associations in the capital city of Abu Dhabi.
The genesis of the organization is traced back to the history of the Unity Club that came into existence in 1967, from the shared vision of a band of pioneering Indians to create a centre for socio-cultural activities. It also envisaged to create a link with the cultural roots and memories of their homeland.
With the benevolence and magnanimity of His Highness Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the father of the UAE, the Unity Club has been transformed into ’India Social and Cultural Centre (ISC), a new identity in serving the Indian community.
Located in Abu Dhabi, which is the emerging land of opportunities, ISC has achieved tremendous growth and has become a home away from home for the Indian Diaspora. It now serves as a venue for members and their families for a wide range of social, cultural, literary, educational and recreational activities.
ISC is located in the heart of the city of Abu Dhabi at Mina Road, where tremendous developmental activities of the city is planned and are under way. An ultra modern township is in the offing and India Social and Cultural Centre will be the crown jewel of the place. Apart from its extremely convenient location, ISC offers the best of comfort, hospitality with exemplary personalized service and facilities conforming to global standards.
The prestigious new building of India Social & Cultural Centre having a built up area of about 1,05,550 Sq. feet comprising of ground floor plus three other floors, is the fulfillment of a long cherished dream of the Indian Diaspora. It is splendidly built to give an eye catching look.
The ambience is created to evoke a travel experience through a magnificent basilica. The taste and requirements of over 2500 members has truly matched and decided on its various facilities. Its facilities are open to all members and their accompanying family.
ISC offers an exceptionally wide array of facilities including Tennis courts, Badminton courts, squash courts, Table Tennis room, Snooker room, Swimming pool, Gymnasium, Library, Internet cafe, children’s play area, Fine dine restaurant, Beverages room, Auditorium, Seminar rooms, Board room and much more. Combined with all these amenities, it gives the members and their family who visit there, a feeling of a home away from home.
The whole building is centrally air conditioned and is under the surveillance of CCTV cameras, public addressing system etc.. All these are exclusively controlled and monitored by the Building Management System.
India Social & Cultural Centre, Abu Dhabi also serves as an abode for the needy and those in distress. It undertakes several developmental activities including community welfare programmes, apart from reaching out to various sections of the society with a helping hand.
The ISC puts in an all out effort to make it a community centre where the issues of workers, downtrodden and those in need are addressed. A grievance cell is also functioning under it.