The mandate of the institute was revised with effect from 16 May 2016 during the 87th Annual General Meeting of the ICAR Society held on 04 February 2016 ((DARE vide Letter F.No. 13(102)/2015-Cdn.Tech. dated 20 May 2016)
Basic, applied and strategic research on genetic resource management, crop improvement, crop production and protection technologies for enhanced production of safe spices.
Transfer of technology, capacity building and impact assessment of technologies.
Coordinate research and validation of technologies under AICRP on Spices