The goal and the objectives of the National AIDS Control Programme (NACP- III) are to halt and reverse the epidemic in the state through integration of prevention, care, treatment and support programs. Its four components are:
i) Prevention of new infections in high-risk groups through
- Saturation of coverage of high risk groups with Targeted Interventions (TI).
- Scaled up interventions in other vulnerable populations
ii) Increasing the number of persons living with HIV/AIDS receiving care and treatment.
iii) Strengthening the infrastructure, systems and human resources in prevention and treatment programs at the district, state levels.
iv) Establishing a state wide strategic planning, programme management, monitoring and evaluation system.