The Central Institute of Educational Technology (acronym CIET) is a self-governing organization established as a nodal agency under the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) to promote the use of mass media technology in expanding and improving the quality of education at the school level. The institute is supported by the Government of India’s Ministry of Education. Raj Rewal Associates built the building in 1986, devoted to the Children of India.
The Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET) was founded in 1984 by the Government of India’s Ministry of Human Resources Development, under the auspices of the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT). The institute is located at the NIE Campus, NCERT in New Delhi, India’s capital.
The institute was formed by the merger of two NCERT departments, the Center for Educational Technology and the Department of Teaching Aids, with the goal of making new-age media technologies available at the school level. The Institute’s activities are centered on media branches such as radio, television, movies, Learning Management System satellite communications, and cyber media.