- 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
- To organize technology
transfer through training of farmers and in collaboration with the State
Agricultural Department of Tamil Nadu.