The main mission of MIAS is strengthening of a research endeavor in indigenous social issues, cultural development and to develop an appropriate tool for policy analysis.

Looking back from the vantage point of modern information system, it can be readily seen that the main cause of poor governance in Mizoram is most probably lack of accountability among the policymakers.

It is therefore thought most essential to raise the intellectual capacity of the stake- holders for enhancing self-confidence. A leader, and to that effect, a bureaucrat with a high intellectual standing has more often been proved to have a high personal integrity. Thus, keeping the importance of human resource development for the under-developed region, the institute is basically committed to providing good education to the would-be future leaders.