Department of Information Technology was set up in year 2000 to implement the Information Technology (IT) Policy of Govt. of National Capital Territory of Delhi. Department of Information Technology is working to put technology to its highest and best use throughout Delhi Government Department/Autonomous Bodies to improve the administration of State programmes and services. Proving guidance on technical matters to Departments, vetting IT projects and taking Department on achieving IT Road Map are the basic jobs of Department of Information Technology.
IT cadre was established in the year 1988-89 under the Planning Department with a motto to provide IT services to the various Department of Govt. of N.C.T. of Delhi. More than 110 persons involved behind the computerization of their respective Department comprising of EDP Manager, Senior System Analyst, System Analyst, Assistant Programmer and Data Entry Operator. At present the cadre is run by IT Department.