Role of Secretary and Role of Directorate in Education

Functions/Role of Secretary or Secretariat

The Secretary, generally an IAS Officer functions as the link between Ministry and Directorate. He frames policies and passes orders on behalf of the Government. The Director’s proposals are critically examined by the Secretariat staff before submitting for the Ministry’s approval.

Functions of Secretary

  • To guide the State Government on educational policy.
  • To decide state education agenda and plan according to it.
  • To inspect and supervise the work of government and private educational institutions.
  • To develop qualitative education in the state. according to the needs and aspirations of the nation.
  • To provide grants to new educational institutions
  • To sanction the amount in the Government budget related to finance.
  • To use the sanctioned amount for educational activities.
  • To sanction the educational laws and policies.

Q. Functions or role of Directorate of education

Directorate of education is an executive body carrying out the policies of the government.

Functions / Role of Directorate of education

  • To present the proposal of policy to the Secretary and to execute them by the minister.
  • To supervise, control, inspect, and guide the government and private educational institutions.
  • To inform government about the condition and progress of all types of education (level-wise) and the pupils’ needs and requirements.
  • To provide expert advice to institutions as well as Secretariat.
  • To give advice to state govt about school education.
  • To administer all the educational institutions of the government
  • To establish new educational institutions and evaluate them
  • To give guidance for educational development
  • To spend money according to budget for the academic year for the institutions.
  • To improve the qualitative development through variety of educational programs.
  • To help in framing laws for education
  • To evaluate implementation procedure of educational policies and its results.

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