To be the leading Social Science and Economics institution engaged in creation of knowledge through research and its dissemination through teaching.
To meet the multifarious challenges afflicting the society, economy and the people with a view towards bringing peace, prosperity and healthy life styles in Pakistan and the developing world.
At CESD we try to achieve our mission through teaching and research in different disciplines, imparting knowledge and skills to better understand the challenges and the environment we live in, thus promoting both rigorous and relevant research. This will help in meeting the challenges and working towards bringing peace, improving health, education, thus bringing prosperity and improving the quality of lives of the people. We try to instill a sense of responsibility in our students not only towards themselves and their families, but towards the society, the country and the world at large. Our mission objectives will also be achieved through greater linkages with other research and teaching institutions to achieve our common goals and objectives. Achievement towards excellence and perfection will help to realize our vision of being a world class education institution