Anil Kumar Jain, the CEO, National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI), Ministry of Electronics & IT and the Chairman of Coordination Committee, India Internet Governance Forum 2021 (IGF), announced the launch of India Internet Governance Forum (IIGF) -2021.
- The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology on August 9, 2021, informed that India will host the first Internet Governance Forum in the country for three days beginning October 20, 2021.
- Anil Kumar Jain, CEO, National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI), Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, and also the Chairman of Coordination Committee, India Internet Governance Forum (IIGF) 2021 announced the launch of IIGF during a press conference at Electronics Niketan, New Delhi.
- Pre-IIGF engagement events will begin from August 2021 at several colleges and universities. The pre-events aim to engage students and youth to participate in the main event in October and further involve them in the policy formation stages.
Theme of IIGF 2021
•The theme of IIGF 2021 is Inclusive Internet for Digital India.