The primary objectives of LEI is to provide high quality and high volume eye care services in affordable form to the rural population through multi pronged approaches. Germinating from this broad objective, LEI have following sub-set of objectives:
To develop LEI as a centre of excellence for advance referral with multi-specialty services.
To develop Lumbini Eye Institute (LEI) as a centre of excellence of producing qualitative high ophthalmic manpower as well as center of community ophthalmology, offering various training for the community at large.
To contribute in the achievement of national self-reliance in eye health care.