- To carry out basic and strategic research on vegetable for development of new varieties.
- To development superior, disease and insect-pest resistant high yielding varieties/hybrid of major vegetable crops.
- Standardization and demonstration of advanced production and protection technologies.
- Production and distribution of high quality vegetable breeder seeds and planting materials.
- Collection, evaluation and maintenance of different vegetable germplasm.
- All India Coordinated varietal trials on major vegetable crops.
- Station/State varietal trials.
- To disseminate and promote technologies for sustainable management of vegetable and their resources.