To serve as a resource centre for rehabilitation and special education of persons with disabilities.
To undertake human resource development by training rehabilitation professionals, village level workers, multi-rehabilitation workers and other functionaries in Govt. and non-Govt. sector, required for providing services to persons with disabilities.
To undertake public education programmes for creation of awareness in the parents and the community.
To undertake designing, fabrication and fitment of aids and appliances.
To undertake services of education and skill development leading to enhancement of opportunities for employment, rehabilitation, mobility communication recreation and integration in society.
To undertake research and development with specific reference to needs of diverse groups of people with disability, keeping in view the nature and severity of disability in the region.
To develop strategies for delivery of rehabilitation services suitable to the socio-cultural background of the region.
To stimulate growth of services by encouraging and supporting voluntary organization, parent groups and self-help groups.
To establish linkages with existing medical, educational and employment services following the principles of community-based rehabilitation and offer extension services in the rural areas.