Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
14-December-2011 13:44 IST
Genderic Top Level Domains
Shri Sachin Pilot, the Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology informed Lok Sabha today in a written reply that Internet Corporation for assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), a global body managing internet names and numbers, has initiated the process of introduction of new generic top level domains for brands, communities and cities. This will help increase competition and choice for customers in the Internet’s addressing system. The application round for this process will begin on 12th January, 2012 for a period of 3 months.