• To act as a liason/Coordinating body in India for International Tunnelling and underground space association (ITA );

  • To encourage studies of underground alternatives to surface construction, not only considering construction costs but also indirect life-cycle costs and savings as well as social and environmental advantages;

  • To arrange international exchange on developments in underground technology and experience from its use;

  • To organize/conduct symposia, seminars, conferences, workshops, training programmes at national and international level;

  • To publish Manuals, Guidelines, proceedings, reports and other documents related to tunnel and underground works;

  • To host ITA General Assembly and World Tunnel Congress in India;