• To act as the sole organisation to represent Malaysia at the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID) 
  • To act as the liason body for ICID activities in Malaysia.
  • To act as the coordinating centre for individuals, organisations, institutions, other National Committees of ICID and International Organisations sharing common interests in the fields of irrigation, drainage and flood control.
  • To act as the information centre for publication and technical data on irrigation, drainage and flood control in Malaysia.
  • To stimulate and promote research and development of technology in the fields of irrigation, drainage, flood control and other related activities in Malaysia.