• Reinforce the development of the Study Centre as a role model for high-quality Distance Learning system
• Impart capabilities and resources to improve standards of distance education
• Develop networks, using emerging technologies and methods, for effective programme delivery
• Provide an intelligent and flexible system of education to meet the challenges of access and equity, and work towards development of a knowledge society
• Forge convergence of all systems and work for seamless education
• Take education to the hitherto unreached and promote community participation for local development
• Provide specific need-based education and training opportunities for continuous professional development and skill improvement