- Provide R & D solutions to fulfill the critical needs of the society, namely energy, food, water, health care and environment
- Contribute to policy issues related to S & T planning and industry road maps
- Create sustainable Resource Centres to address long term S & T needs of the country
- Appropriate technological solutions with focus on delivery to the customer
- Participation in national level committees, think tanks etc.
- Creation of Resosurce Centres of national importance