Functions and Services Provided by Department of the Information Technology & Communication

The current functions of the Information Technology & Communication Department are as under:

  • Policy matters relating to I.T., such as design review and monitoring of the I.T. Policy for the State and implementation of the relevant Provisions of the I.T. Act, 2000.
  • Promotion of knowledge based enterprises, e-commerce; I.T. enabled services and I.T. Education.
  • Development of Microelectronics, I.T. Standardization, Computer Software Exports etc.
  • Provision of infrastructures and training for e-governance such as connectivity across Departments, Information Kiosks to the people etc.
  • To liaise with the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India and its various organizations.
  • Any other functions, which have a bearing on the newly used technologies in this area.

Services Provided by IT&C Department

G2G (Government to Government)

  • To provide coordination in planning and implementation of I.T. Sector Projects involving more than one Department
  • To recommend suitable guidelines and instructions to various Departments for promotion of I.T. in the State.
  • To recommend guidelines on purchases of software and hardware as well as after sale services and maintenance and specification of ergonomic furniture.
  • To function as a high level/ empowered Committee for clearance of Centrally Sponsored Schemes/ Projects.
  • To increase efficiency and effectiveness of Government through e-Governance initiatives
  • Overall guidance and consistency in plan, policy and project implementation accross State Government Units through SeM.T..

G2B (Government to Business)

  • To act as a single window agency for clearance of I.T. projects in the State.
  • To promote knowledge based enterprises, e-commerce; I.T. enabled services and I.T. Education

G2C (Government to Citizens)

  • To promote I.T. education and training
  • To make Government services more accessible to common citizens and increase effectiveness and reduce turnaround times through various e-Governance initiatives
  • Sensitization of E-Governance Initiatives and Capacity building for citizens and various other stakeholders

G2E (Government to Employees)

  • To improve the efficiency and effectiveness of employees through I.T. interventions