Administrative Reforms Department was created by the Government of Assam upon reorganization of the then Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms into two separate Departments w.e.f. 08.08.1978 vide Notification No. ABP.133/76/Pt. IV/43 dated 11.08.1978 consisting of Administrative Reforms and Organization and Methods. Further, the Government of Assam vide Notification No. ABP.133/76/Pt. IV/46 dated 04.05.1979 tagged the 'Training Wing' of the Department of Personnel with Administrative Reforms Department w.e.f. the date of notification.