Department of School Education & Literacy


Name & Designation Telephone/E-mail Official Address
Image Smt. Anita Karwal
email: secy[dot]sel[at]nic[dot]in
124-C, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi


Name & Designation Telephone/E-mail Official Address
  Ms. Rekha Dawar
PPS to Secy.
Rekha +91-11-23387859(Fax)
email: -
124-C, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi
PPS to Secy.
124-C, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi

Bureau Heads

Name & Designation Work Allocated Telephone/E-mail Official Address
Santosh Sarangi Sh. Santosh Sarangi
Additional Secretary
- +91-11-23383213(O)
e-mail: santosh[dot]sarangi[at]nic[dot]in
404-C, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi
Vipin Kumar Sh. Vipin Kumar
JS(AE & Coord)
  1. Adult Education and Literacy, Saakshar Bharat Mission, Scheme for Assistance to Voluntary Agencies for Adult Education and skillDevelopment
  2. Directorate of Adult Education(DAE)
  3. Coordination & Parliamentary work of Dept. of School Education & Literacy including, e-offce, National Component, all reviews by PM, Sectoral Group of Secretaries, etc
  4. Administration & International Cooperation relating to D/o SE&L
  5. e-Samiksha, LIMBS, CPGRAMS Portals
  6. Teachers & Principals: All aspects of teacher education, teacher recruitment and training of untrained teachers.
  7. Coordination with SCERTs, DIETs etc.
  8. NCTE
  9. NCF for Teacher Education
  10. NCF for Adult Education
  11. UTs of Delhi, Puducherry, DNH&DD, Lakshadweep, A&N Islands, and States of HP, Chhattisgarh
  12. Coordination work of all UTs including with MHA
  13. Nodal officer for residual work not allotted to anyone relating to the Ministries / Departments of Parliamentary Affairs, DoPT, DARPG, Civil Aviation, Corporate Affairs, External Affair, and Tourism.
  14. Preparation of India report on Innovation in TE through NCTE
  15. PARAKH
  16. World Bank, ADB Schemes
  17. Externally Aided Projects
e-mail: jscord-mhrd[at]nic[dot]in
107A-D, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi
Image Smt. Lamchonghoi Sweety Changsan
JS (Institutions)
  1. Kendriya Vidyalay Sangathan (KVS),
  2. Navodaya Vidhyalaya Samiti (NVS),
  3. National Council for Education Research and Training (NCERT),
  4. Central Tibetan Schools Administration (CTSA),
  5. National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS),
  6. All School Education Boards,
  7. Matters relating to school education in UTs,
  8. Matters relating to UTs,
  9. Matters relating to Private Schools,
  10. The Lawrence School Sanawar and Lovedale
  11. Indo Mangolian School,
  12. Life skills, Yoga in schools
  13. Experiential Learning through Rangotasav, Language Festival, Kala Utsav etc.
  14. National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme
  15. National Scheme for Incentive to the Girl Child for Secondary Education.
  16. NCF for School Education
  17. Annual report on MoE - new initiatives by autonomous bodies.
  18. Nodal officer for residual work not allotted to anyone relating to the Ministries / Departments of AYUSH, Defence, Railways and Tribal(Eklavya School), Culture, Minority Affairs
email: lschangsan[at]nic[dot]in
103-D, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi
Image Sh. Madan Mohan
Accounts Organization +91-11-23382697(O)
e-mail: m[dot]mohan[at]gov[dot]in
109-C, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi
Maneesh Garg Sh. Maneesh Garg
All Matters under the Samagra Shiksha pertaining to :
  1. Policy & Planning,
  2. Finance, Budget,
  3. Monitoring and evaluation
  4. PMS or PRABANDH system
  5. Learning Outcomes
  6. Assessment including NAS, School based assessments (Excluding PARAKH)
  7. Model Schools
  8. RTE
  9. Infrastructure
  10. Access including universalisation, Out of school l2(I), residential schools and hostels
  11. Swachh Vidyalaya including Puraskar, pakhwada
  12. UNICEF
  13. PISA
  14. Samagra Shiksha matters related to NCERT, NIEPA
  15. Matters related to TSG of Samagra Shiksha
  16. Foundational Literacy and numeracy including foundational Years of 3-9
  17. Coordination of Implementation of NEP and its implementation plan(QUEST)
  18. UT of Chandigarh & States of Gujarat, UP, Goa, Kerala, TN, Rajasthan, Bihar, Jharkhand, Haryana, Punjab
  19. Nodal officer for residual work not allotted to anyone relating to the ministries/department of MoL&J, drinking water & sanitation, coal, power, new & renewable energy, panchayati raj, rural development
e-mail: maneesh[dot]garg[at]nic[dot]in
217-C, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi
Santosh Kumar Yadav Sh. Santosh Kumar Yadav
Joint Secretary (SS-I)
All Matters under Samagra Shiksha pertaining to
  1. NCF for Early Childhood Education (ECE)Pre-Primary
  2. Promotion of Sports, Games/Play and Fit India campaign
  3. Promotion of Reading/Libraries
  4. Inclusive Education (Girls, Differently Abled, SC/ST, etc, including KGBV)
  5. Equity
  6. Adolescent Education
  7. Mahila Samakhya, and also
  8. Fundamental duties campaign
  9. Vocational Education
  10. Organisation of PAB meetings
  11. States/UTs of J&K, Ladakh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Odisha, It{Maharashtra, MP, Karnataka, AP, Telangana" North east states including Sikkim
  12. Community mobilization including SMC/SMDC
  13. Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan
  14. Appointment of Language Teachers (ALT)Scheme
  15. Matters relating to COVID-19
  16. Monitoring of OOMF
  17. Coordination work of TWE districts with MHA
  18. Nodal officer for residual work not allotted to anyone relating to the Ministries / Departments of Youth Affairs & Sports, AYUSH, Social Justice & Empowerment, Women and Child Development, DONER, Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises, Housing & Urban Affairs, MSME, Mines, Petroleum & Natural Gas and ,MHA. Labour & Employment, MSDE, Science & Technology
  19. Preparation of Annual Fit India - SE report
  20. Preparation of Inclusion report.
  21. Scheme for Providing Quality Education in Madrasas (SPQEM)
  22. Scheme for Infrastructure Development in Minority Institutions(IDMI)
e-mail: yadavsk[dot]up[at]nic[dot]in
215-C, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi
Image Sh. Ram Chandra Meena
Joint Secretary (MDM)
  1. Mid-Day Meal Scheme
  2. National Awards to Teachers (NAT),
  3. National Bal Bhawan (NBB),
  4. National Foundation for Teacher Welfare (NFTW),
  5. Health and Nutrition component of Samagra Shiksha,
  6. Eco and Youth Clubs,
  7. Media,
  8. Vice-Chairperson KVS,
  9. PM E-VIDYA,
  10. DIKSHA And other digital education initiatives,
  11. DHRUY and PPC,
  12. n-DEAR,
  13. Nodal officer for residual work not allotted to anyone relating to the Ministries / Departments of Higher Education, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Food Processing Industries, MoH&FW, Electronics & IT, Information & Broadcasting, Road Transport and Highways, Steel, Textiles, Chemical & Fertilizers, Earth Sciences, Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Animal Husbandry. Dairying and Fisheries, and all work related to MlCov.
  14. Preparation of annual India Report on Digital Education.
  15. implementation and monitoring ICT component of Samagra Shiksha including ODB.
e-mail: r[dot]cmeena[at]gov[dot]in
117-C, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi
Image Sh. P K Banerjee
  1. Statistics relating to School Education
  2. Global and Performance Grading Index
  3. UDISE+
  4. Supply of data to UNESCO Institute of Statistics (UIS) and other International Agencies
  5. Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs)
  6. Publications "Examination Results". "Educational Statistics at a Glance", "Selected Information on School Education", Index of service (Education), Production, Population Projection,
  7. Coordination work with Ministries concerning data convergence,
  8. Analysis of Major Reports related to School Education.
  9. Coordination with other Ministries for education related indices
  10. Nodal officer for residual work not allotted to anyone relating to the Ministries / Departments of M/o Statistics and Progmmme Implementation, Ministry of Commerce.
Room No.1, West Block-II, Wing-VI, R.K. Puram, New Delhi
Image Ms. Geetu Joshi
Economic Advisor
  1. All Plans, Economic analysis & monitoring of resource allocation for and expenditure on Education
  2. Finance Commission,
  3. Coordination of all Portals in the Department
  4. NIC
  5. Content of SHAGUN Repository
  6. Monitoring dashboard for the department
  7. Work related to Aadhar, DBT and UIDAI
  8. Aspirational Districts.
  9. Nodal officer for residual work not allotted to anyone relating to the Ministries / Department of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Economic Affairs & 15th Finance Commission, NITI Aayog, Finance.
  10. Preparation of annual - India School Education convergence report by studying Ministries/Departments schemes & Suggesting Convergence
  11. Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat including Preparation of India report on EBSB
  12. Matters relating to Ease of Doing Business and reducing the burden of compliance
e-mail: g[dot]sjoshi[at]nic[dot]in
107-D, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi