The Committee shall be responsible for matters relating to:
Common transport and communication infrastructure policies, laws and regulations.
Developing an extensive network of All-weather roads within the Community, priority being given to the inter-State highways.
Improvement and integration of rail-way networks in region
Programmes for improving coastal shipping services in inter-state inland waterways and harmonising policies on maritime transport and services;
Harmonising and regulating the areas of international laws and policies of maritime transport;
The development of regional air transportation services;
Developing human resources through harmonization, standardisation and coordination of national training programmes and policies in transportation in general and air transport, in particular;
Standardisation of equipment being used in transport and communications and establishment of common facilities for production, maintenance and repair;
The establishment and promotion of joint ventures and community enterprises and promoting private sector involvement in transport, communication and tourism.