- Management of Livestock, Dairy & Poultry Farms.
- Animal Health.
- Livestock Production Extension Services.
- Preservation and Development of Livestock Genetic resources.
- Research & Training for Livestock Production.
The department has taken several vital initiatives for the uplift of Livestock sector in Punjab. Some of these initiatives are mentioned: 1st Livestock & Dairy Development Policy, Paradigm Shift ( From Curative to Preventive), Livestock Breeding Act (2014) and Establishment of Livestock Breeding Services Authority, Mobile Hospitals, Dispensaries, Labs & Bikes, Poverty Alleviation Scheme, Mass Vaccination Campaigns, Deworming Campaigns, Anti Ticks / Anti Congo Campaign, 9211 Virtual Governance System, Punjab Animals Feed Stuff and Compound Feed Act (2016) and Crackdown Against Spurious Khalbanola, Save the Calf / Calf fattening Scheme, Community Facilitator Project, Duck Distribution, Capacity Building Training of L&DD Staff, Ostrich Farming and Revitalization of Disease Diagnosis and Surveillance setup in Punjab among others.