Core Elements of Nagaland’s Vision 2020 are as follows:

• Ensure safety and security of all citizens and uphold peace and communal harmony

• Eliminate poverty and deprivation at all levels and achieve Millennium Development Goals

• Enhance human capabilities to promote equitable growth covering all sections of people and regions of the State.

• Make Nagaland a globally competitive destination and a leader among Indian States.

• Institutionalize good governance across the State through enhanced transparency, accountability and participation.

• Increase rural incomes through greater viability of agriculture and allied activities.

• Focus on job-oriented growth through concomitant skill development of the workforce.

• Develop the State as a vibrant knowledge society.

• Improve access and availability of quality healthcare for all.

• Achieve a sustainable and orderly process of industrialisation and urbanisation.

• Enhance opportunities and empower women across economic, social and political spheres

• Bridge the gap between socially backward and vulnerable groups and rest of the people

• Improve energy availability and develop infrastructure to boost productive potential of economy

• Preserve and promote Nagaland’s rich heritage

• Ensure sustainability of the State’s environment and natural resources

• Build and sustain leadership in science, technology and knowledge

• Improve governance through wider participation and sustainable decentralized planning activities