Ex-situ conservation and propagation of the fauna of Western and Eastern Ghats.
Initiate captive breeding programme for endangered species in accordance with the protocol for rehabilitation of this species in the wild if necessary.
Promote zoo as center of conservation awareness by organizing wild life education and interpretation programme to elicit broad based public support from different sections of society and enhance public awareness of wild life.
Provide opportunity to conduct scientific studies on the fauna to enhance our knowledge on animal behavior, its biology, ecology etc., so as to aid in scientific management of the zoo and conservation of wildlife.
To provide facility for health care and rehabilitation of rescued animals.