i. To advance the scientific principles and practices into horticulture and to promote the profession of horticultural sciences (fruits, vegetables, ornamental crops, medicinal and aromatic crops, tuber crops including potato, plantation crops, spices, cashew, cocoa, etc.)
ii. To provide scientific and technical advice to government and industry organizations engaged in regulating horticultural trade.
iii. To promote close relationship with the International Society for Horticultural Sciences and other related societies both national and international in the field of horticulture.