In pursuance of the NPE 1986, a centrally sponsored scheme of restructuring and reorganizing of teacher education is being implemented. DIET’s were created by the Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development by keeping the motto “Education for All”
District Institute of Education & Training (D.I.E.T) was established in the year 1990 by upgrading TTI by the A.P. State Government under third phase vide G.O.M.S. No. 121, Education (proc-1) Dated: 10.5.1990. This institute functioned in Eluru up to 31.7.1994 and was shifted to a newly constructed building in a pleasant and spacious place, Dubacherla, Nallajerla Mandal 38 K.M away from District Head quarters with the existing area of 10 acres.
The main aim of this Institute is to provide academic and resource support at the grass root level for the success of various strategies and programmes being under taken in the area of elementary Education and In-service teacher Education.