Last Updated on: February 16, 2023

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.

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