Need based applied research on sugarcane agriculture viz., development of sugarcane production, plant breeding and plant protection technologies.
Quality seed production and seed replacement programme of high sugarand high yielding varieties for cooperative sugar mills
Providing training and complete technical know-how to the farmers and sugar factories staff to achieve better sugarcane yield by adopting latest sugarcane cultivation technologies.
To provide technical services to sugar factory.
Advisory, consultancy and extension services.
Survey and information services.
To establish Demonstration Farms of Sugarcane Crop.
Varietal and seasonal planning for better sugarcane production.
Operational research to test the utility of research finding for adoption.
To adopt mechanization in the sugarcane cultivation.
Undertakes sugarcane development activities in sugar factories for improving their techno-economic efficiency.
Impart training to the staff of sugar industries and sugarcane growers.
Experimental and seed production farms to be developed and commercial units of tissue culture, bio-control laboratories, bio-fertilizer units etc. would have to be constructed to cater to the sugar industry of the Punjab state..