DMI, set up with active support of Govt of Bihar, BRLPS, COMFED and other prominent development support agencies, is an emerging academic institution with the mission to empower and usher in participatory governance and management of institutions, enterprises and resources for enhancing livelihoods and sustainable development. DMI endeavours to Empower Grassroots through:
- Creating a cadre of development management professionals
- Enhancing competencies for development management praxis
- Orienting vision, values and leadership practices towards good governance
- Engaging in networked trans-disciplinary action research and policy advocacy.