To initiate and develop basic philosophy of governance and policy-making, contextualized in Indian values of ethics, individual morality, righteousness and truth, and align these with international best practices.
To provide a platform for state-of-the-art teaching, research and outreach programmes on issues related to the Public Policy and Governance, as may be identified by the Governing Body and its designated body from time to time.
To promote research on Public Policy and Governance relating to such identified areas and issues.
To establish networks for dialogue and cooperation among scholars, policymakers, policy professionals, the regulators and those involved in the process of governance.
To evolve and mobilize new, online technologies for training scholars in Public Policy and Governance.
To organize national and international seminars, workshops and conferences on issues related to the Public Policy and Governance.
To organize documentation of resource materials on issues of Public Policy and Governance.
To evolve new pedagogical tools for learning and training on issues related to Public Policy and Governance.
To provide platform to students and scholars to share and debate ideas related to Public Policy and Governance.
To publish research papers, books, newsletters and online journal in the broad area of Public Policy and Governance.
To introduce and run academic programmes in the field of Public Policy and Governance.
To generate financial resources from public and private sources both at the national and international level; and
To undertake such other activities as decided upon by the Governing Body from time to time.