Department Profile

History :

The Department of Computers was established in 1987. In its nascent stage, it was functioning under the State’s Planning Department, to provide state government a strong technical foundation to better serve its citizens and to create more accountability and efficiency through computerization. Thereafter,on 1st April 1988, the Department was reconstituted as Directorate of Computers which, with the enhancement in its scope of work form computerization to IT enablement for framing policy, planning, implementation and monitoring of Information & Communication Technologies and e-Governance projects, was further renamed as Department of Information Technology on 30thSep 1997. Consequently, in the year 2002 the Department was rechristened as Department of Information Technology & Communication which is continued till date.

Last Updated on : 24/07/2014