• To make primary education all extensive at the District level.
  • To undertake action research to improve the quality of primary education.
  • To provide training to primary school Head Masters, teachers, observers and main volunteers of Anganwadis and Balwadis.
  • To organize various training programmes for primary school teachers and to prepare self made educational tools.
  • To provide training to BRC and CRC co-coordinators belonging of the district.
  • To arrange for progressive development of BRC and CRC


  • Training (both of induction level as well as continuing Varieties)
    Training and orientation of following target groups:
    • Elementary school teachers (both pre-service and in-service).
    • Head Masters, Heads of School Complexes and officers of Educational Department up to block level.
    • Members of DBE and Village Education Committees (VEC’s), community leaders, youth and other volunteers who wish to work as educational activities.
    • Resource persons who will conduct suitable programmes for the target groups mentioned in (i) at centers other than DIET.
  • Resource support (extension/guidance, development of materials, aids, evaluation tools etc.
    Academic and resource support to the elementary education system in the district in other ways e.g. by …
    • Extension activities and interaction with the field,
    • Provision of services of a resource and learning centre for teachers and instructors,
    • Development of locally relevant materials, teaching aids, evaluation tools etc., and
    • Serving as an evaluation centre for elementary schools.
  • Action research
    • Action research and experimentation to deal with specific problems of the district to achieving the objectives in the area of elementary education.
    • To provide training and guidance for implementation of programmes like activity based and joyful learning and creating willingness to go to school.
    • To undertake research and experiment to keep in mind problems of the educational arena and to solve them.
    • To familiarize Headmasters, teachers, BRC, CRC co-coordinators and supervisors with new approach.
    • To organize seminars and workshops to enhance the abilities for teaching subjects like Mathematics, Science, Work Experience, Art teaching and Yoga teaching at the primary school level.
    • To provide guidance for diagnosis and remedies for abilities established by the students through capacity aimed evaluation and also lack of abilities thereof.
    • To provide guidance and evaluation techniques to ensure success for activity based education.


Pre-service Teacher Education (PSTE)

  • To serve as the nodal branch for the following:
  • Organizing pre-service course for elementary school teachers and to provide academic inputs into such course is the subjects represented in the Branch.
  • Propagation of (a) learner centered education and (b) education for personality development (including value and cultural education) through training, extension, preparation of suitable teaching aids, action researches etc.
  • All general matters concerning teaching methodology and specific matters concerning teaching methodology of the school NFE ( Non Formal Education) subjects represented in the Branch.
  • Maintenance of science Lab, Psychology equipment, Resource Room for Education of Disabled children, Rooms for Art education, and equipments and facilities for sports and Physical Education.
  • Promotion of and support to co-curricular activities in areas related t the substantive work of branch, e.g. debates and elocution, literature, Science Fairs, Visual and Performing Arts, Sports and Physical Education competitions, Yoga, Hobbies etc.

Work Experience (WE)

  • To identify locally relevant WE areas and incorporation with concerned nodal branches, to develop sample curricular units, teaching learning material, low cost teaching aids and evaluation tools/techniques in such areas.
  • To organize activities for cleanliness, upkeep and development of the Institute Programmeus and its surroundings and for basic maintenance of institute furniture and other property.
  • To maintain Workshop/Farm/Garden for WE activities.
  • To promote work related hobbies among trainees of the institute.

District Resource Unit (DRU)

  • To assist educational authorities in planning and coordination of training programmes for AE/NFE (Adult Education/Non Formal Education) personal throughout the district and to provide necessary support to such programmes organized outside the DIET.
  • To evaluate and monitor the quality and efficiency of training programmes for NFE/AE personnel held in and outside the DIET and to strive for their continuous improvement.
  • To undertake field interaction work vis-à-vis the AE/NFE projects and centers in the district and to act as the referral unit or academic problems thrown up by the field in the areas of AE/NFE.
  • To undertake action research in all areas relevant for making NFE/AE more effective-in collaboration with other branches, to the extent necessary.
  • To provide AE/NFE related inputs into all programmes of the institute, especially pre-service and in-service education programmes for teachers.

In-service programmes, Field Interaction and Innovation Co-ordination (IFIC)

  • To assist educational authorities in planning and coordination of in-service education programmes for elementary teachers throughout the district, and to plan and coordinate such programmes held in the DIET.
  • To evaluate and monitor the quality and efficiency of in-service programmes held in and outside the DIET, and to strive for their continuous improvement.
  • To serve as a reference and resource centres for teachers who wish to continue their education.

Curriculum, Material Development and Evaluation (CMDE)

  • To adopt existing items & develop new items of the following kinds so that they suit local circumstances, and can be used in elementary education and elementary teacher education programmes.
    • Teaching learning for general as well as locally developed curricular units- especially primers for classes I and II in tribal languages in districts having substantial tribal population.
    • Techniques and guild lines for continuous and summative learner-evaluation.
    • Tests, question/item banks, rating scales, observation schedules, guidelines for diagnostic testing/remedial programmes talent identification procedures etc.
  • To undertake testing on sample basis to assess achievement levels among learners, especially with reference to minimum levels prescribed for the primary and upper stage and for adult learners under NLM.

Educational Technology (ET)

  • To develop in collaboration with concerned staff of the DIET and other resource persons, simple, effective and low-cost teaching aids for various subjects/areas relevant to elementary education and elementary teacher education – charts, diagrams, models, photographs, slides, audio tapes, play scripts, songs etc.
  • To maintain the following:

Planning & Management (P & M)

  • To maintain an appropriate database for the district this may be required for various planning exercises aimed at the UPE/UEE/NLM goals and for monitoring progress towards these goals.
  • To provide technical assistance to educational authorities in (i) school mapping (ii) Micro planning for UPE/AUEE in an area specific and target group specific manner, (iii) formation and activation of school complexes, schools etc, and (v)Institutional evaluation.
  • To serve as the nodal branch in relation to all programmes of community involvement in basic education, and in particular, to conduct orientation programmes for members of DBE, VECs, community leaders, youth and other voluntary educational workers.
  • To act as the nodal branch for preparing quin-quennial and annual institutional plans and annual self evaluation reports for the DIET, and for liaising with DBE.
  • To act as the nodal branch for preparing quin-quennial and annual institutional plans and annual self evaluation reports for the DIET, and for liaising with DBE.

Maths & Science Unit

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