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Nodal Officers in States/UTs

The Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India, while finalizing the activities for XIIth Five Year Plan of this organization approved the continuation of the scheme of XIth Five Year Plan that CCRT, in order to diversify its activities and have better interaction with the State Education Department, Should appoint Nodal Officers in the rank of Joint Director/ Dy. Director in the State Department of Education in each State/UT. who should co-ordinate with the CCRT in order to implement its various activities. It has also been approved that the Nodal Officers who are appointed may be paid a token monthly honorarium for discharging the additional responsibilities to be assigned by the CCRT.

The Nodal Officer will extend help and co-operation:

  • With the programmes undertaken by CCRT such as training, documentation, production of educational material on culture, providing scholarships,etc.
  • In discussing methodologies for acquainting the teacher and student population about the rich cultural and natural heritage of the country and the role of the youth in the care and conservation of our heritage.
  • In discussing a variety of activities that should be incorporated in school education which highlight moral,aesthetic and cultural values for the the total development of the personality of the students.
  • Review of Cultural Education in Schools.
  • providing administrative support required from the States/UTs regarding:

    • Deputation of Teachers (of all levels)
  • Also provide infrastructural support required for organizing CCRT activities including training programmes.

    • Appropriate Publicity for the implementation of Cultural Talent Search Scholarship Scheme (CTSSS).
    • Training of Administrators/Educators.
    • Listing of various Experts in various fields.
  • May also submit recommendations and suggestions for future programmes.
  • Evaluating the follow-up of CCRT activities conducted by trained teachers in their schools neighborhood and districts and facilitate the Evaluation Department of CCRT.



S.No. State/U.T. Name, Designation and Address
1Andhra Pradesh Shri B Pratap Reddy  
State Council of Educational Research & Training (SCERT)

O/o SCERT, Sri Anjeneya Towers, Road No. 7-104,

N.T.T.P.S. Road, Ibrahim Patnam, Vijayawada

Krishna Dt. - 521456, Andhra Pradesh
  Phone No. : 0866 - 2883950
  Mobile: 07993329140

2 Arunachal Pradesh Shri Kadhing Perme
Joint Director Elementary Education (Jt. DEE)
Government of Arunachal Pradesh
Directorate of Elementary Education
Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh 
  Mobile: 08415097065
3 Assam   Dr. Nirada Devi
Government of Assam
Mobile: 9435012728
Landline no. : 0361-2382507
4 Chandigarh  Smt. Prabhjot Kaur
Deputy Director (Director School Education)
State Council of Educational
Reserch & Training(SCERT)
Sec 32 C, UT Chandigarh - 160031
Mobile: 08146825533
5  Delhi  Dr. Anita Vats
Deputy Director (Education School)
Government of NCT of Delhi,
Directorate of Education
Old Secretariat, Delhi - 110054
Mobile: 09811800413
6 Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu  Shri Paritosh V. Shukla
Assistant Director of Education (Academic)
Derectorate of secondary Education,
Dadra and Nagar Haveli (U.T.)
Administration Secretariat, 2nd Floor, Via Vapi (W Rly.),
Silvassa - 396230, Dadra & Nagar Haveli,
Ph.No.: 0260-2642098
Mobile: 9824231272
Email : , (personal)
7 Goa Dr. Shambhu S. Ghadi
Dy. Director of Academic
Directorate of Education & SPD Ssa,
HAryana, Opposite Panchayat Bhawan,
Sohna Road, Gurugram - 122001,
Mobile No. : 9822071915
8 Haryana Shri Vivek Kalia
HCS, Director,
State Council of Education Research and Training(SCERT),
HAryana, Opposite Panchayat Bhawan,
Sohna Road, Gurugram - 122001,
Ph.No. : 0124-4066243 , 2320628
Email: ,
 9  Himachal Pradesh Shri Kuldeep
Joint Director of Higher Education(Inspection)
Shimla-1, Himachal Pradesh
Mobile No.  : 7018727517
10 Karnataka Smt. T. N. Gayatridevi 
Joint Director,
Department of State Educational Research and Training (DSERT),
No. 4, 100 Ft. Ring Road
Banashankari 3rd Stage,
Bangaluru - 560085, Karnataka
Office : 080-26426147
11  Kerala Sri Satheesh Kumar. K
Research Officer(Art Education & Music)
State Council Educational Research and Training (SCERT),
Vidyabhavan, Poojappura,
Kerala - 695012,
Ph. No. : (0471) 2340323(0)
Mobile No. : 9746385048
12 Lakkshaweep Smt. C. P. Subaidabi
District Education Officer
Department of Education
Lakshadweep Administration
Directorate of Education
Kavaratti - 682555
Phone : 04896-263835
Mobile: 09447610596
 Email :
13 Madhya Pradesh Shri H.N.Nema
Deputy Director, Lok Sikshan
Gautam Nagar
Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
Mobile : 07558583650
Email : 
14 Manipur Shri Y. Hemchandra Singh
Joint Director (I/C) Education(s)
Directorate of Education(s)
Imphal, Manipur
Email : 
15 Mizoram Smt. Zohmingliani
Joint Director
Chaltlang, Aziwa
Office No. 0389-2348302
Mobile : 094436147597
Email : Email :
16 Puducherry Shri M. Nadanasabapathi
Officer on Special Duty, Govt. of Puducherry,
State Training Centre, Directorate of School Education,
Office No. 0413-2256503, Resi. No. 0413-2235454
Mobile : 09486908262
Email : (personal
17 Punjab Dr. Maninder Singh Sarkaria
Assistant Director
State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT)
6th Floor, Block -E, Punjab School Education Board Complex,
Phase 8, Sector - 62, Mohali - 160062, Punjab
Mobile: 09501016540
18 Patna Dr. Rashmi Prabha
Joint Director In-charge (DIET)
State Council of Educational Research & Training, Mahendru
Patna - 800006, Bihar
Mobile: 09835043230
19 राजस्थान   डॉ. अरुण कुमार
जिला  शिक्षा अधिकारी
कार्यालय निदेशक
माध्यमिक शिक्षा ,
बीकानेर , राजस्थान
Mobile: 9828460156
20 Sikkim Mrs. Tseringkee Chingapa
Joint Director (Elementary Education/ Samagra Shiksha)
Government of Sikkim,
Human Resource Development Department
Gangtok, Tashiling - 737103 Sikkim
Mobile: 09933133172