- To help the development of small-scale industries relating to housing in rural areas.
- To develop entrepreneurship in technical infrastructure and manufacture of low-cost building components
- To conduct short courses, seminars, symposium periodically etc. to transfer the latest technology and knowledge to practicing engineers
- To provide design services marketing with the appropriate technologies relating to local needs
- To organize such programmes that will generate employment opportunities for both unskilled and skilled people.
- Promote research in housing and use of local building materials and innovative construction techniques towards designing of rural and urban housing.