The main objectives of this policy are:
1. To integrate slum settlements and the communities residing within them into the urban area as a whole by creating awareness amongst the public and in Government of the underlying principles that guide the process of slum development and improvement and the options that are available for bringing about the integration.
2. To strengthen the legal and policy framework to facilitate the process of slum development and improvement on a sustainable basis.
3. To establish a framework for involving all stakeholders for the efficient and smooth implementation of Policy objectives.