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Objectives of DEP-SSA

The Major Objectives of DEP-SSA are:

To build capacity among Institutions and people at National, State, District and  Sub-district levels in Designing, Developing, Producing Distance Learning (DL) Materials.

  • To orient Teachers and Teacher Educators in the potential of EduSat and Development of Software for this purpose.
  •  To provide necessary Technical and Financial Support in Developing Bridge Courses for out-of-school children.
  •  To assist in Reducing Transmission Loss by suitable DL interventions, thereby increasing Consistency and Quality of Training Efforts.
  •  To provide Technical Support in Designing, Developing, Producing and Delivering Distance Learning (DL) inputs and materials for training the Elementary Education personnel.
  •  To develop Materials and Organize Training Programmes for selected District Level Functionaries.


  • 29 States and 6 Union Territories
  • Elementary Schooling (Class I-VIII)

Target Group   

  • Teachers
  • Faculty of DIET, SCERTs, SIETs and SIEs /  Teacher-Educators
  • BRC / CRC Coordinators
  • VEC Members/ Community Leaders and Parents
  • Alternate School Functionaries/Para-Teachers
  • NGOs