The motive of the department is to provide bioinformatics and computational biology support and research in the field of Herbal medicine. The introduction of Bioinformatics in Herbal medicine research will help in understanding various aspects like the active moieties, structural insights, and their course of action. Bioinformatics studies help in finding and identifying meaningful relationships to use in screening of plants for scientific validation.

The department performs the following functions:
(i) Provides Training to Researchers, Academia, and Students involved in Medical research.
(ii)In silico studies on Medicinal plants for validation of Traditional Medicines.