•   The formulation of a comprehensive long-term and annual plan for the integrated socio-economic development of the operational area of the I.T.D.A. with main focus on the tribals inhabiting.  The plan will follow the guidelines issued by Government of Orissa from time to time and will indicate the total programme to be taken up with funds flowing from Government of Orissa, Government of India and the financing institutions.


  •  Implementation of such a plan by taking execution of schemes directly or through private, cooperative or public sector agencies with assistance received from Government of Orissa, Government of India and institutional agencies and coordinating the execution of schemes taken up by other agencies of Government.


  •   Undertaking such other activity from time to time as may be deemed necessary, conducive, incidental or ancillary for the integrated development of the area and objectives of the I.T.D.A.