• To collect and maintain stocks of diverse plant germplasm.
  • Enhance utilization of germplasm through characterization evaluation and genetic     enhancement.
  • To develop information and documentation systems and strengthen linkages among     stakeholders.
  • To promote community based and on-farm conservation of PGR as a basis for sustainable     natural resource management.
  • To contribute to development and promotion of acceptable germplasm exchange     mechanisms.
  • To enhance the role of the Botanic Gardens in National development


To be a centre of excellence generating and promoting appropriate agricultural technologies


To generate and promote agricultural technologies and improve productivity, value addition, income and food security


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