- To create an IR informed community in India and Asia.
- To emerge as a leading think tank in IR, Public Policy and Development Studies.
- To contribute to the teaching learning process in IR, Public Policy and Development Studies.
- To contribute to Policy Making at the government and inter-governmental levels in Asia.
- To engage with Government, Business, Media, Academia, Think Tanks.
- To train journalists, bureaucrats, legislators, business leaders in IR and Development.