• To function as an educational institute to offer undergraduate B.Sc.(Hort.) degree programme.
  • To organize inter disciplinary research for solving the location specific problems for the different ecological situations in Tiruchirappalli and neighbouring districts particularly in the salt affected soils.
  • To evolve horticultural crop varieties and technologies best suited for salt affected soils.
  • To meet the demand for technological manpower of the State and Private entrepreneurs.
  • To provide technical know-how for the development of Horticulture and Agro-based industries in this region.
  • To organize technology transfer through training of farmers and in collaboration with the State Agricultural Department of Tamil Nadu.