The department has been setup to meet the requirements of Printing and Stationery of all the departments of the State Government, State Government undertakings and to some extent Autonomous Bodies Like Universities, Boards, etc. The Department prints departmental Books, Acts, Rules, Manuals, Budget Documents, Legislative Assembly Business, Debates/Reports, Ordinary and Extra-Ordinary Gazettes, various Departmental/Universal Standard Forms, Registers etc.
In addition to it the Ballot Papers and other documents relating to the Elections of the Parliament, State Legislative Assembly, Municipal Corporations/Municipal Committees, Gram Panchayats, Panchayat-Samitis and Zila Parishads etc. are also printed. Himprastha a monthly magazine, Vipasha, Giriraj Weekly Newspaper are also printed.