The Director, Centre for Animal Production Studies has the following duties and responsibilities:
Responsible for co-ordination and integration of research programmes in Animal Breeding, Animal Nutrition, Animal Production and Animal Management disciplines of the University.
Responsible for setting up of model farms of livestock and poultry for transfer of need – based appropriate technologies for the benefit of the farmers.
The Ex-officio Chairman of Livestock Production Committee of the University and works with Government Departments for evolving a suitable animal breeding and production policy for the entire State.
Works in close collaboration with Deans of the Colleges and Directors of Research and Extension Education of the University.
Has technical control and be the Co-ordinating Officer of Research of the Department of Animal Genetics, Animal Nutrition, Dairy Science, Poultry Science, Meat Science and Technology and Livestock Production and Management of the Colleges and research farms of the University.
Has the administrative control of the Livestock and Poultry Research Stations of the University.