To become Nepal’s leading non-partisan, private independent research institute committed to holistic and sustainable development based on human values.
- Contribute to more informed public policy and action by conducting empirically based policy-oriented research on Nepal's economic and social development in national, regional and international contexts
- Foster informed debate and discussion on key development issues facing the nation
- Provide training and technical assistance for government and non-governmental agencies in areas of the Institute's expertise
- Facilitate access to and exchange of knowledge and experience with institutions and concerned stakeholders within and outside the country