Core strategic areas for the future will include:
Programme: Diversify to other eye diseases, promote comprehensive eye care, build human resources in the country, promote rights and opportunities for persons who are irreversibly visually impaired, and reach out to through partnerships to other areas where there is significant need.
Geography: Reaching out to the poorest segments of society where there is the greatest need, especially in North, East, North East India and countries with weak Human Development Index.
Promote good practice and technical excellence: By setting standards, demonstrating and documenting high quality, cutting edge practices that are replicable and scalable.
Partnership: More and newer types of partnerships with organisations that are committed to comprehensiveness, excellence and equity.
Generate evidence through research.
Influence policy: At both national and international levels.
Build a leadership position for itself: Both nationally and internationally.