The function and duties of the Research Council shall be as under
To monitor and determine the research priorities of the University area.
To be responsible for Agriculture and Allied Sciences Research in the University.
To advise the Board of Management on policy matters of research.
To plan, execute and manage the research activities in the University efficiently.
To organise and co-ordinate research programmes on Agriculture and Allied Sciences in the University.
To review critically on going research prograqmme and make suggestions to Board of Management to continue or to abandon or to modify the on-going scheme.
To approve Research Projects and consider Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) issues submitted by the Research Scientists/ Institutions/ Departments.
Public private partnership mode in research.
To make recommendations in respect of the following :-
transfer of research recommendations to the Scientists / Farming Community and Industry through the Extension Agencies.
allocation of funds to Research Schemes and Projects.
the terms and conditions for acceptance of the Research Projects/Consultancy Projects and funds thereof.
formulation of research programmes and projects undertaken or to be undertaken by the various Agricultural University units in the State in the field of Agriculture.
physical and fixed facilities required for implementing research projects.
integration of research with extension education and teachings in University and participation of research workers in teaching and extension education for their work.
orienting research to meet farmers needs.
to give advice and accept the reports of on going / completed research schemes by the scientists concerned.
To perform such other duties and functions as may be referred to from time to time by the Board of Management and the other authorities of the University as well as the Council of State Agricultural Universities.