To be the nation's leading organization of professionals
dedicated to advancing the role of dams for the benefit of society.
Advancing the knowledge of dam engineering, construction, planning, operation, performance, rehabilitation, decommissioning, maintenance, security and safety;
Fostering dam technology for socially, environmentally and financially sustainable water resources systems;
Providing public awareness of the role of dams in the management of the nation's water resources;
Enhancing practices to meet current and future challenges on dams; and
To be an active member of the International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD) act as its coordination body in India and promote its objectives.