As per the Enforced Disappearances Enquiry, Truth and Reconciliation Commission Act, 2014, the objectives of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission are as follow:
- To find out and publish the incident of the grave violation of human rights committed in the course of the armed conflict between the State Party and the then Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) from 13 February 1996 to 21 November 2006 and of the persons involved in those incidents upon realizing the essence and spirit of the Interim Constitution of Nepal, 2007 and the comprehensive peace accord,
- To create environment conducive for sustainable peace and reconciliation by enhancing spirit of mutual good faith and tolerance in the society upon bringing about reconciliation,
- To provide for reparation to the victims, and
- To make recommendation for legal actions against those who were involved in the serious offence related with those incidents.