When Katsina State was created on 23rd September, 1987 it was among the less developed States. However, the State is blessed with abundant mineral, agricultural and human resources. KIPDECO was incorporated to play a leading role in harnessing and exploiting these resources for the state’s industrial and commercial development. To achieve this, KIPDECO has been pursuing the following objectives.

(a) Acting as the State's Investment Agency by engaging in activities which stimulate, promote and enhance rapid economic and industrial development of the State through:

(b)   Property Development.

(c)   Investment Supervision.

(d)   Undertaking such services and other functions as may be assigned to it from time to time by the State Government.