|1.Conduct research on fruit and nut, vegetables, MAPS and mushroom to generate new technologies (varieties and production packages).
|2.Coordinate, implement, assist , lead and monitor horticulture research program in the region.
|3.Collect indigenous fruits and nut, vegetables, MAPS and mushroom crops for crop improvement and variety development.
|4.Produce and maintain breeder seed and mother block of released and pre-released horticulture crop varieties.
|5.Build database/ knowledge base on horticultural crops in the region.
|6.Prepare short, medium and long-term research plans and programs for the commodity in line with the department’s research strategies and goals
|7.Disseminate research technologies through outreach sites, demonstration, field days, study tour and hands on training.
|8.Provide technical support to the Dzongkhag extensions and farmers in the region
|9.Prepare progress report on horticulture crops, compile and publish on regular basis