NIUA is the official capacity building partner of the MoHUA, and through the Integrated Capacity Building Programme (ICBP), it has an outreach of more than 4000 towns and cities across the country covered by the national flagship urban missions. Workshops, exposure visits and other capacity development activities on different urban sectors for national, state and city level government officials is a continuous activity at NIUA under its various initiatives. NIUA has built an immense database of best practices from India and across the world, lessons from which are shared in capacity building and stakeholder workshops, and at times NIUA also handholds some cities in mission implementation.