To undertake research activities relating to mangrove protection and development
To collect, document, disseminate information and knowledge about mangrove ecosystem to people.
Establish an ideal mangrove nursery.
Establish a professional mangrove museum and exhaustive library.
Training programmes for school and college students and facilitate post graduate internship programmes.
To impart professional training, induction training, in-service training and refresher training to academic and non academic staff of universities, research institutions and government departments.
Center act as to network with national and international organizations for to strengthen the capacity of the organization for carrying out and research according to international standards.
To undertake projects from national and international R&D institutions in the field of mangroves conservation and management.