DIECPD are nodal institution at district level for imparting the training to improve the quality of elementary education. The very accountability of theirs is to execute pre-service training programmes for prospective teachers and elementary school teachers.
The vision for DIECPD (then DIET), that was expressed in the NPE 1986 was for a strong district institution that would support pre-service work with teacher (clause 9.6) at the elementary education level. DIECPD can emerge as a hub of educational value through a vibrant resource centre at district level for quality education.
To provide academic resource support at grass-root level for the success of various strategies and programmes being undertaken in the area of elementary education and school education.