The institute is run by raising resources through projects, providing consultancy services and with the Grants-in-aid from the Government of Gujarat. The general superintendence, direction and control of the affairs of the institute are vested with the Board of Governors and management committee.
A multidisciplinary team of Scientists from diverse ecological background and vast field experiences and supporting Research Scholars/Assistants form the backbone of the institute. All the research activities are performed with inter-disciplinary approach through the co-ordination of the Director and Jt. Director.