Create a database of individuals and organizations who have contributed by way of Research, Teaching, Publication and Preservation of ancient and contemporary rich Indian knowledge systems ranging from art, music, dance, drama, to mathematics, astronomy, science, technology, life sciences, environment and natural sciences, health care, yoga, law, jurisprudence, economics, social sciences, psychology, philosophy, management, linguistics, oral traditions of India, knowledge hidden in Sanskrit, Prakrit,, Tamil, Pali, etc.
Create portal for archival and dissemination of this rich knowledge and also create an open portal and keep it dynamic and live like wiki, in a PPP mode.
Promote and enable further research to address the societal challenges faced today in several areas including holistic health, psychology, neuroscience, nature, environment, and sustainable development.
To identify scholars and institutions who have worked in various areas of IKS and their works and to categorize the major areas.
To get reports of work done by all people who have contributed to IKS and bring out regular publications.
To promote research in IKS for providing proof of concepts, new knowledge generation, effective interdisciplinary work useful for society.
To create research fellowships or fellowships of visiting Professors/ Scientists/ Scholars: Sanskrit Professors in IITs/ IISERs/IIMs/ Universities and Professors of Science and Technology in Sanskrit universities.
To provide financial assistance to research activities, workshops, seminars and publications for furthering the cause of IKS.
To suggest measures to integrate IKS in text books and reference books of modern disciplines of knowledge offered at school and higher education.
To establish IKS cells in General universities, Sanskrit Universities, and other institutions under MoE.
To initiate collaboration/ coordination between institutions under MoE, other ministries, departments, independent scholars, NGOs and private institutions working in the field of IKS to promote interdisciplinary research involving modern streams and ancient Shastras.
To explore and adopt a PPP model, wherever feasible (e.g. creating a wiki type platform and comprehensive IKS portal)
To constitute Expert Groups and committees to plan, execute and oversee the objectives of IKS division.
To take up any step, work, project or activity to further the cause of IKS.