DRU assists in planning and co-ordinating the training programmes for adult education (AE) and non Formal education (NFE) personally throughout the district.
- To assist educational authorities in planning and coordination of training programmes for AE/NFE personal throughout the district and to provide necessary support to such programmes organized outside the DIET.
- To evaluate and monitor the quality and efficiency of training programmes for NFE/AE personnel held in and outside the DIET and to strive for their continuous improvement.
- To undertake field interaction work vis-à-vis the AE/NFE projects and centres in the district and to act as the referral unit or academic problems thrown up by the field in the areas of AE/NFE.
- To undertake action research in all areas relevant for making NFE/AE more effective-in collaboration with other branches, to the extent necessary.