contribute to the enhancement of the pace
of national development and human well-being
in the country by undertaking research studies
on poverty alleviation, education, health
care, employment generation and social reforms.
forge partnerships wherever possible with
public and private bodies both Indian and
International to evaluate, develop and undertake
projects for the country's rapid industrial
development including issues concerning public
sector undertakings, small scale industry,
infrastructure, service sector, IT, communications,
health, fiscal policy and to assist in setting
up of new industries.