In driving strategic transformation, IDR focuses its efforts in 3 core functions and they are generating New Knowledge, advocating for Internationalization of Perak and driving Consultancy. IDR, through its programs and activities, challenges the status quo, inculcates new ways of thinking and shapes new perspective by working with various stakeholders
IDR constantly strives to bring new ideas that can help empower the stakeholders’ capacity. Ultimately this will result in better service delivery for the people of Perak.
IDR conducts researches in socioeconomic development to gain insight into local issues, context and indigenous knowledge. Armed with the right information, IDR advises and assists the state government in its policy development and implementation.