The main functions of the Institute are:
  • To conduct research on important socio-economic issues as maybe desired or authorized by the government
  • To compile and publish results of the research conducted
  • To advise and make recommendations to government, as and when required with regard to various economic policies
  • To provide information and advice regarding research techniques and methodology in economics and social disciplines
  • To provide facilities for training in socio-economic research and demographic analysis to such persons as government may direct
  • To extend cooperation to national and international organizations in the field of economic research and training
  • To arrange and promote seminars/conferences on various socio-economic problems