School Education is important segment of the educational delivery system considerably contributing to the development scenario in the State. While elementary education provides the basis that’s reinforced at the secondary tier, the plus two constitutes a core component where the teeming thousands of young boys and girls fan out into different career choices and options. In the recent years, School Education has recorded an unprecedented thrust, particularly in the elementary segment. The SSA has come as a boon, as it were, unleashing a series of initiatives seeking universal enrolment and retention, reduction of social, regional and gender gaps, mainstreaming of the children with special needs and promotion of quality parameters.
At the district Level, Chief Education Officer is assisted by Dy. Chief Education Officer and District Education Planning officer. Besides Principals of Higher Secondary Schools, Zonal Education Officers, Headmasters of Secondary School are also directly under the control of Chief Education Officers.
At Zonal Level, we have a Zonal Education Officer in each Zone who is responsible for Elementary Education. Zonal Education Planning Officer of the rank of Headmaster of High School assists zonal Education Officer. The Zonal Education Planning officer besides attending to the Headquarter, also assists ZEO in the matters related to Planning, Statistics and Inspection.