The mission of Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat is as follows :
To CELEBRATE the Unity in Diversity of our Nation and to maintain and strengthen the fabric of traditionally existing emotional bonds between the people of our Country;
To PROMOTE the spirit of national integration through a deep and structured engagement between all Indian States and Union Territories through a year-long planned engagement between States;
To SHOWCASE the rich heritage and culture, customs and traditions of either State for enabling people to understand and appreciate the diversity that is India, thus fostering a sense of common identity
TO ESTABLISH long-term engagements and,
TO CREATE an environment which promotes learning between States by sharing best practices and experiences.