The objectives of the Centre would be:

1. To serve as an expert trade facilitation point for the NE states in policy making, strategic planning and effective implementation of various developmental schemes for trade promotion for the sectors;

2. To network with other institutions of excellence within the NE States in various subject areas relevant to the development of NE and to establish an institutional network for collaborative training, consultancy, etc. so as to provide the best knowledge back up for international trade in the NE States;

3. To serve as a documentation, collation and dissemination point for the best practices in various fields of International Business from around the world for the benefit of the development of the NE States;

4. To serve as a guide to engender innovations and improvements in Exports, which can have a direct a positive impact on the lives of people of NE States. 

First Year Activities

i. Capacity Building Programme for Nagaland

ii. Capacity Building Programme for Assam

iii. Capacity Building Programme for Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim

iv. Capacity Building Programme for Mizoram and Meghalaya

v. Capacity Building Programme for Tripura and Manipur