As Central Authority, to effectively prevent and combat abuse of and illicit traffic in narcotic drug and psychotropic substances.
To coordinate actions by various officers, State Governments and other authoriites relating to enforcement under all relevant drug laws.
To coordinate actions taken by all concerned Ministries, Departments or organisations in matters relating to drug abuse.
To ensure implementation of National obligations under various International Conventions and Protocols in respect of counter measures against illicit trafficking.
To work in cooperation with Foreign Authorities and International Organizations to facilitate coordination and universal action.
As National Nodal Agency, to be a repository and reference point for data, issues and benchmarks pretaining to drug law enforcement.
To assess and analyse existing and emerging challenges, trends and operational capabilities to make appropriate interventions advise the Central Government.
To make sustained efforts for capacity building and training of agencies involved in the field of drug law enforcement.