The DRU is a resource centre for the District reaching
out to the society via Alternative Education / Non-Formal Education centres , Early childhood education (Anganwadi and Balwadi Centres ) in collaboration with the social welfare and tribal welfare department.
Would plan, conduct and coordinate training and orientation
programmes for AIE / NFE which function in and outside the institute.
Provide instructions to evaluate and monitor the quality and efficacy of the programmes organized for AE / NFE personnel
In coordination with other branches, it would develop locally relevant curricular materials, TLM and also adopt existing materials.
Would intensively interact with field workers of AIE / NFE and address their academic problems.
Provide input to all programmes of other branches especially PSTE and IFIC branch, related to AIE /
Would maintain a database of AIE / NFE
Personnel who undergo training.
Would help educational authorities
to organize media support for literacy campaigns.
Would reinvent itself to address the needs of functionaries of AIE and EGS in curriculum training and evaluation.
Responding to the demands of times, this branch could cater to the learning needs of women Self Help Groups and Men self Help Groups and thus forge a meaningful identity with other
structures involved in literacy initiatives.