- Train manpower through imparting education
- Conduct location specific research
- Organize extension activities for the benefit of personnel of line departments of the government and NGO’s farmers and others
- Develop human resources needed for horticulture and allied sectors
- Constantly refine and generate technologies for increasing production, processing and marketing of horticultural crops.
- Assist the Government, NGOs and field functionaries in disseminating the improved technologies to the farmers
- Promote international trade of fruits, vegetables, flowers and processed food.