About Us

Government of Bihar (GoB) recognized the strategic importance of Information Technology as a key catalyst for development and established the Department of Information Technology in 2007 with the endeavor to provide good governance through IT enablement and encourage development of the state by investment in the IT/ITES industries in Bihar, so that the people of Bihar enjoy the benefits of better citizen centric services at their doorstep and economic prosperity.

The department of Information Technology has the mandate to formulate policies for promotion and dissemination of IT technologies, applications and programs. The department has also been assigned to Create a talented pool of Human Resources and jobs for the local youths by attracting investments from IT/ITES/EHM units in the state; creation of a world class IT infrastructure in the state; Promote the e-Governance initiatives under NeGP and State Plans; Promote investment in the IT/ITES/EHM Units by Private industry to accelerate the pace of IT enablement of the state, and to provide a conducive environment of business for the IT/ITES/EHM Units by extending support from the Government and increasing opportunities in the state.

The department has been successfully working for creation of IT infrastructure such through -BSWAN,SecLan. The department has also been involved in successful implementation of NeGP programs such as- e-Office, e-district, CTMIS, SDC, e-Court, SSDG ,MSDG. The department has also successfully implemented various IT Projects at the request of the other departments through its executing agency-BELTRON ( Bihar electronic development corporation).