Foundation Stone of new Regional Institute of Education held at Nellore

The foundation stone for a new Regional Institute of Education (RIE) was laid at Nellore in Andhra Pradesh. The new institution is being established to offer teacher education programmes like B.Sc, B.Ed, M.Ed, BA, Ph.D., etc., and undertake research and development of Resource Materials on school and teacher education. It will also help in capacity building of Teachers and Teacher Educators, strengthen implementation of Central Government’s Schemes like Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA), ICT in schools. It will also help to strengthen linkages among State Education Agencies besides addressing educational needs of the States.