Planning and management faculty play an important role in the functioning of DIET. This unit will maintain an appropriate database of the district regarding Universalisation of Elementary Education (UEE) and National Literacy Mission (NLM). In this regard some studies on enrolment, retention. regularity of attendance including SC/ST children may be conducted for framing policies. It also provides technical assistance in the areas of school mapping. Micro planning for specific areas. school complexes and instructional areas etc. Besides this. it acts as a nodal branch to select all programmes of community involvement in basic education particularly District Board of- Education Village Education Committee (DBE) (VEC) & Community leaders etc.