To host the ICOLD Meetings.
To provide an information service to all concerned with Dam Engineering about the development of techniques, new trends and experience gained by others to enable updating of knowledge.
To allow specialists in the various disciplines to discuss their experiences, research work and of techniques at various form.
To act as a coordination body in India for International Commission on Large Dams.
By constituting of INCOLD Committees on the various topics in line with ICOLD technical committees.
By circulating the draft reports/bulletins received from the Technical Committees of ICOLD among the experts in India to elicit their comments/suggestions. Discussions on these are included in the agenda of the Annual Meetings of ICOLD, held in various countries.
To publish Newsletter Half yearly
To organize/conduct workshop and symposia at a regular interval to address the various issues in dam engineering.
To publish technical literature and to contribute information on different aspects of water resources development and management.
To provide forum for the decision makers, planners etc. to exchange information on the various issues such as dam safety evaluation, rehabilitation and resettlement, RCC dams, instrumentation of existing dams etc.
To arrange contribution of more numbers of papers in the ICOLD Congress/Symposia/Workshops etc. projecting the national expertise in the field of dam engineering.