Zonal Institute of   Education and Training, the Training wing of KVS (an Autonomous body under the   Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India) started functioning from April, 2004 in   Siddharthnagar, Mysore. Shri. S.M. Saleem, Director of the   Institute assumed the duties from 10.05.2004. subsequent to his transfer to KVS,   Kolkata region, Dr. E.T. Arasu took over the charge as the Director of the   institute on 01.06.2010. On up-gradation of the post of Director, to the grade   of Deputy Commissioner, Shri. S. Selvaraj, Deputy Commissioner took over the   charge of the Institute on 03.08.2011.  Presently it is functioning   in the new premises opposite to Kendriya Vidyalaya, Mysore. The Institute has   a Training Centre, Hostel and Staff Quarters spread over an area of 5.0 acres.   The Hostel is well equipped and can accommodate 116 trainees at a time where   boarding facilities are also available. It has two air-conditioned VIP suites.