National Research Council Nepal is the research-based institution established in Kathmandu with the vision to conserve nature and natural resources with the help of local bodies, students, research scholars, professionals, devoted and energetic youths from different places of the country. The organization has been working with determination in the field of natural disaster prevention, environmental education, and biodiversity conservation since its establishment period. The organization has worked jointly with several national and international organizations for sustainable development.

To achieve the defined objectives without jeopardizing unanimously accepted provisions of the Constitution and based on periodic vision, strategies, and programs as approved by the third National General assembly, NRCN shall undertake the following activities through collaboration and coordination with governmental, non-governmental organizations, civil society, projects, and international donors. Organize or participate in the meetings, workshops, interactions, seminars with a view to build capacity of various programs like community biodiversity, environment, natural disaster prevention, archaeology, health and sanitation, gender issue, agriculture, renewable energy, land and water management and technology for development.,forestry, agroforestry, medicinal plants, income generation activities, and environmental conservation.

Conduct and cause to conduct studies and researches on forestry, environment, biodiversity, environment, natural disaster prevention, archaeology, health and sanitation, gender issue, agriculture, renewable energy, land and water management and technology for development, climate change, wildlife management, forest-based entrepreneurship and marketing of forest products to disseminate useful information to concerned stakeholders and scholars. And, publish bulletins and books, produce audio-visuals and sell those publications for income generation. Promote or encourage mutual cooperation among National bodies, organizations, local authorities, and other institutions.

However, there has to be a balanced cooperation with different bodies, unions, civil societies, projects and political parties in the consultation process. Perform or cause to perform all other programs or activities to achieve the set objectives. To implement a special program to develop the leadership capacity of targeted groups. (The target groups are marginalized, minorities, backward class, Indigenous people, women, Dalits, physically handicapped, hinterland, youth, Madhesis, Terai people, ultra-poor, and people from remote areas).

National Research Council Nepal aims at improving nature by building an association of young researchers and concerned stakeholders. Collaboration can be maintained with the national and international environmental organizations, government bodies, universities/ colleges/ schools, communities, nature clubs and, other working agencies for environmental development and nature conservation. NRCN is working through government bodies, environmental organizations and universities/colleges/schools to develop action and support groups that will address environmental problems and social advocacy concerns.