To organize and conduct undergraduate, post graduate doctoral and post doctoral training for medical and non-medical personnel in specialties of human development.

To organize and conduct diplomas, graduate, post graduate and doctoral courses in human development

To organize paramedical courses in clinical child development

To provide modern and advanced diagnostic laboratory referral facilities for mother for prevention of low birth weight babies

To institute professorship, resident-ship and fellowship and other research positions for the above purposes

To conduct lectures, seminars, study groups, workshops, conferences, etc…



To organize a ‘perinatal epidemiology unit’ in modern lines, a childhood disability registry and newborn follow-up programmes.

To institute and maintain libraries, to publish research papers, treaties, books and periodicals, newsletters and other literature

To work in collaboration with institutions for children needing special care.

To co-operate with other societies and professional bodies in pursuit of all or any of the above objectives.

To design preventive and early intervention services for women, child and adolescent care and development, pre- marital counselling service system, throughout the country through ICDS network in collaboration with health, social welfare, education and woman and child development departments of state governments and Government of India.