Department of Electronics and Information Technology(DeitY)
Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
A-Block, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road,
New Delhi - 110 003 India
The Registry for the country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) Name .IN is being managed by the National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI). Presently, more than 73 Registrars have been accredited to offer .IN domain name registration worldwide to customers. It has in turn also helped in proliferation of Web hosting in the country and Indian language content in the Internet. 5.5 lakh .IN Domain Names have been registered till November 10, 2009. Two Data Centers have been established in Delhi and Chennai towards disaster management with an uptime of maximum 5 minutes.
Activities for enhancing the registry for registration of domain names in Indian languages are underway. NIXI is also in the process for submitting the application to ICANN as the body which will be registering country code Top Level Domains (ccTLDs). Awareness and campaign initiatives are underway for the increase of demand for .IN Domain names.
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