To undertake innovative, basic, strategic and applied research for developing
technologies to enhance productivity of vegetable crops, their nutrient quality,
post harvest management and value addition.
To provide scientific leadership in coordinated network research for solving
location specific problems of production and to monitor breeder seed production
of released / notified varieties.
To act as a national repository of scientific information relevant to vegetable
crops and as a centre for training for up-gradation of scientific manpower
working on vegetable crops.
To develop high yielding, good quality, disease and pest resistant
varieties/hybrids of selected vegetable crops.
To develop advanced production and protection technologies for selected
To undertake germplasm collection, maintenance and documentation in vegetable
To improve the compilation of data and analysis by provision of micro processing
facilities especially of regional trials undertaken in coordinated research
project and network schemes.
To provide technical supervision for the breeder seed production of released
varieties and parental lines of vegetable crops.