New Generic Top Level Domain Programme

The second roundtable discussion on the subject of “New Generic Top Level Domain Programme: Challenges and Opportunities for India”, was held on Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Department of Electronics and Information Technology, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Government of India, New Delhi. This roundtable conference was primarily focused on the various benefits of enhancing competition and innovation, offered by the new gTLD Programme along with different strategies, which can be utilized to promote and increase India’s participation in this programme. Dr. Ajay Kumar, Additional Secretary (AS), DeitY, chaired the round table. This roundtable was also to serve as a platform to discuss the avenue of New Generic Top Level Domain Programme for India. The participants of the roundtable were Registrars, Law Enforcement Agencies, Civil Society, Academia, Private sector experts as well as Government functionaries. Subsequently, the views expressed by stakeholders were assimilated into a report that will help to create awareness, and to promote new gTLDs in India.

Concept Note: Opportunities and Challenges for India Open with pdf

Presentation: TLD Programme Open with pdf