1. Prevent and control common NCDs through behaviour and life style changes,
  2. Provide early diagnosis and management of common NCDs,
  3. Build capacity at various levels of health care for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of common NCDs,
  4. Train human resource within the public health setup viz doctors, paramedics and nursing staff to cope with the increasing burden of NCDs, and
  5. Establish and develop capacity for palliative & rehabilitative care