Despite the global pandemic, SSSIO volunteers in Thailand continued to serve the needy in numerous ways. They also provided face masks to many local people and refugees in addition to daily provisions. Recognizing this selfless service, the Indian Ambassador, Ms. Suchitra Durai honored the SSSIO for its selfless service during the pandemic. The event was held at the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, at the Indian Embassy in Bangkok on January 9, 2021.
The Asian Age Newspaper published an article, recognizing seven exemplary organizations including the SSSIO, for services rendered during the pandemic. The SSSIO was praised for its service activities, which included making and distributing facemasks throughout the country. The SSSIO also supplied food to the unemployed, refugees, and the inmates of detention centers.