History of Elementary Education, Assam
The name of the organization in Directorate of Elementary Education under department of Education, Govt. of Assam. It is located at Kahilipara, Guwahati 781019, Assam.
The Director of the Elementary Education, Assam is the head of the Directorate of the Elementary Education.
The Directorate of Elementary Education, Assam was established as a separate establishment in July, 1977, with its Head quarter at Kahilipara, Guwahati – 19, for management of Elementary Education to achieve the following objectives.
1. To decentralize management at schools up to Block level, and
2. To organize activities towards attainment of universalization of Elementary Education (UEE).
Earlier this Directorate was belonging to erstwhile Directorate of Public Instruction (DPI) functioning independently for Assam in 1947.
This Directorate is responsible for administration control, development and expansion, inspection, supervision, monitoring and evaluation of Elementary Education in Assam. The services of all Sub-divisional Education Officers (Deputy Inspector of Schools) and other subordinate officers (Block Elementary Education Officer /Sub-Inspector of Schools) all over the state have been placed under this Directorate.
The Elementary stage of education in Assam covers classes from Class I to Class VIII and covers students for the age group of 6 – 14 years.