OSRA is a reunion programme for old students in SOCIAL ADVANCEMENT FOUNDATION OF INDIA (SAFI) which is a non-profit, registered charitable trust, which came into existence in September 2001. The trust is constituted by educationists, philanthropists and social activists, with the objective of taking up academic and research programmes in the frontier areas of science and technology and humanities in order to produce highly proficient manpower. SAFI is committed to generating skilled manpower capable of providing leadership and direction in the areas of science & technology, commerce, management, information technology, arts and other spheres of studies. SAFI envisages setting up of a Deemed to be University in due course. SAFI Institute of Advanced Study is an endeavour in this direction.