The Government of Assam created a separate Information Technology Department on the 22nd August 2003 vide Notification No : AR.1/2003/65 Dt 22/08/2003 to focus its thrust on the development of ICT in the state. On creation of the Department, the Assam Electronics Development Corporation Ltd (AMTRON), a Govt. of Assam undertaking, was transferred from the Industry and Commerce Department, Govt. of Assam, and brought under the administrative purview of this Department.

    The Department has onerous responsibilities of promotion and development of IT/ITeS sector industries, creation of ICT infrastructure in the state, implementation of various IT sector schemes, promulgation of IT and allied Policy and its implementation, advising the Government of Assam on all IT related matters, functioning as an administrative body for all IT related matters of the Government of Assam.

The following rules, regulations, manuals and instructions are used by its employees in the discharge of
its functions:
1) Assam Rules of Executive Business, 1968 (amended upto 31st March, 2006)
2) Manual of Office Procedure, Secretariat, 1981
3) Assam Fundamental Rules and Subsidiary Rules
4) Assam Financial Rules
5) Financial Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2005
6) Delegation of Financial Power Rules, 1999
7) Assam Contingency Manual
8) Assam Services (Discipline and Appeal) Rules, 1964
9) Hand Book of General Circular, 1995 Volumes - I & II
10) Assam (Civil Services) Conduct Rule, 1965
11) Protocol Manual, 1991
12) Assam S.C & S.T (Reservation of vacancies and post) Act & Rules 1978
13) Assam Preferential Stores Purchase Act, 1989
14) Right to Information Act, 2005 and Rules framed there under
15) The Rules of procedure and conduct of business of Assam Legislative Assembly
16) Assam State Data Policy 2022      
17) Assam Cyber Security Policy 2020                                  

Organizational Structure of Information Technology Department

a. Administrative Department: The Department of Information Technology, Govt. of Assam is headed by the Addl. Chief Secretary or Principal Secretary followed by the Commissioner and Secretary.

b. Directorates under the Department:

Assam Electronics Development Corporation Ltd. (AMTRON), which is a Nodal Implementing Agency of the Information Technology Department, Govt. of Assam, is a Government of Assam Enterprise registered under the ROC, 1956, and was established in 1984 with its registered HQ at Bamunimaidan Industrial Estate, Guwahati.

“Directorate of Information Technology, Electronics and Communications (DITEC) was created by Government of Assam vide notification No. IT 14/2014/Part-I/15 dated 31-12-2016 to guarantee the envisaged outcomes of every programme and policy initiatives of the government of Assam. It is the responsibility of DITEC to ensure that every programme of the IT department is properly conceived, implemented, managed and owned up.

This Citizen Charter is prepared with a view to allow the citizens to avail maximum benefit from IT Department.

Vision of DITEC:

DITEC aims to facilitate the formulation and implementation of IT Policies, Guidelines, Regulatory frameworks, conceptualize schemes of IT Department and augment efficient delivery of electronic services and thereby promote Information and Communication Technology in the state with the greater objective of realising the dream of providing a common platform of G2C interactions and extensive percolation of information to the grass root level.

Mission of DITEC:

The mission of DITEC is to facilitate the use of ICT for E Governance and also, promote IT and ITES industry in the state by:

1.    Providing IT support for E-Governance of all the Departments

2.    Enhancement of the IT Infrastructure backbone of the state and thereby provide support to all stakeholders in synergy of IT related activities

3.    Leveraging ICT to provide and improve electronic services across the State

4.    Augmenting the growth of IT and ITeS industry in the State by attracting such industries in the most lucrative way.



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