Welcome to DIET-Rajkot
CREATING FOR EDUCATION
District Institute of Education and Training was established on 6th February,1990. This institute was known as Barton Training College for Women which was established on 30th December,1885 due to trials of Barton Features. To succeed in the educational milestones decided in the National Education Policy of 1986, it was decided to establish DIETs. Considering this point of view “Barton Training College for Women” had upgraded in the year of 1991 and it has given a new name with all the modern infra- structure facilities i.e. District Institute of Training and Education, Rajkot. Barton Training College for Women imparted the training of Pre-teaching while DIET provided the training of Pre-teaching as well as In-service teaching.
It would be clear from Para 1.5 and Annex. 1 that DIETs are a part of a larger strategy to achieve national goals in the areas of Elementary and Adult Education. Various components of the strategy are inter-dependent and mutually reinforcing. Annex.
With the background given in the preceding sections, a DIET’s Mission could be briefly in the following terms:-
“To provide academic and resource support at grass-roots level for the success of the various strategies and programmes being undertaken in the areas of elementary and adult education, with special reference to the following objectives