The main objectives of the SSK are-
1. To protect, promote and preserve the cultural heritage of the people of Assam.
2. To set up institutes of dance, drama, music, fine-arts and crafts, etc., for the purpose mentioned above.
3. To promote research in the field of music, dance, drama and fine-arts etc. and publish literatures on them.
4. To encourage exchange of ideas and techniques of performing arts, fine-arts and crafts between different ethnic groups of the state;
5. To promote cultural exchange in the field of performing art, fine-arts and crafts with other states.
6. To establish a library and a museum.