• To provide formal linkages of communication among the scientific community in the form of research journals in different areas of S&T
  • To disseminate S&T information to general public, particularly school students, to inculcate interest in science among them
  • To collect, collate and disseminate information on plant, animal and mineral wealth of the country
  • To harness information technology applications in information management with particular reference to science communication and modernizing libraries
  • To act as a facilitator in furthering the economic, social, industrial, scientific and commercial development by providing timely access to relevant and accurate information
  • To develop human resources in science communication, library, documentation and information science and S&T information management systems and services
  • To collaborate with international institutions and organizations having objectives and goals similar to those of NISCAIR
  • Any other activity in consonance with the mission statement of NISCAIR