The Article 51 of the constitution of Nepal outlines ‘Policies of the State’ and sets a constitutional foundation for the transformative policy commitment. The PRI has a wide mandate for policy research in the sectors including security, international relation, economic development, social justice, transparency, good governance, civil service, corruption control, money laundering control, safety of public properties and revenue, resolution of conflict of interest, implementation of citizen charters, code of conduct and ethics for civil servants, civil service, development service, protection of environment, governance reformation, and all issues requested by the government of Nepal through the office of the prime minister and ministries. These areas are organized into five thematic clusters.  PRI Thematic Clusters