>>Encourage the use of IT in the Government not only as a tool for management and decision support systems but also to re-engineer the processes of the government to provide a more efficient, transparent, accountable and responsive government to its citizens. To upgrade the quality of life of citizens of the State by facilitating easy access to consumer applications of IT. To encourage private sector initiatives for the development of world class IT infrastructure adequate for the needs of the citizens, the industry and the government. To upgrade and develop manpower skills required for the IT industry and to accelerate the use of IT in schools, colleges and other educational institutions with a view to providing skills and knowledge to the youth so as to render them fit for employment in this industry. To use IT as GDP driver by promoting IT industry in the State, developing the State as an attractive IT destination with a view to generating employment for youth in this sector thereby raising their earning capacity and simultaneously realizing the export as well as domestic revenue potential in this sector.