PreIIGF

The Pre IIGF event was conducted online with the basic objective of Empowering India through power of internet.

India has more than 1.4 billion citizens, 1.2 billion mobile users, and 800 million Internet users which speak a lot about the growing internet culture in the country. At the same time, E-Governance and National Security in digital domain becomes paramount importance in India specially with enhanced cyber space.

With the aforementioned internet economy size and users, as well as diverse stakeholders’ views, Indian Government, along with the National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) and Other stakeholders, perceive the region is at importance to host its own India Internet Governance Forum (IIGF).
IIFG-21 is being organized with a large participation from various stakeholder from Academia, industry, Government, Research labs and civil society. Gearing up to the final event, various pre-IIGF events were also being organized under fourteen thematic areas as given below.

  1. Inclusive Digitization-Bridging Digital Divide.
  2. Digitization in Health-Learning from Covid.
  3. Climate and Environment.
  4. Accessability of Internet by illiterates or non- English speaking population
  5. Building Trust.
  6. Online Education-Content and Delivery system
  7. Strengthening Multi stakeholder Policy concept.
  8. Digital Payment
  9. Exploring AI,iot,Blockchain for use of common man
  10. Availaibilty High Speed broadband on demand to every citizen
  11. Cyber security and Data Sovernity
  12. Involvement of Youth in Internet Governance and Capacity Building
  13. Logistics and Transport
  14. Startups
S No Speaker University/Organisation IIGF THEME TYPE OF EVENT Dates Time Event Link
1 Dr. Ajay Data Co-Chair, ICT and Mobile Manufacturing Committee & CEO and founder -Data Xgen Technologies Pvt Ltd, Shri Anil Kumar Jain-CEO-NIXI, Shri Sanjay Pal- VP-APEITA, Shri Rajendra Nimje – ex IAS, Mr. Samiran Gupta – India Head- ICANN, Mr. Amit Mishra- CO Founder-Kurativz Tech, Mr Aman Masjide- UA Ambassador, Ms Sarika Gulyani- Director FICCI FICCI-ILIA and Industry Partners Inclusive Digitalisation Bridging Digital Divide Universal Acceptance and Multilingual Internet Awareness and Promotion 31st Aug 2021 05.00 PM-06.15 PM
2 Dr. Ajay Data Co-Chair, ICT and Mobile Manufacturing Committee & CEO and founder -Data Xgen Technologies Pvt Ltd, Mrs. Jayshree Periwal,Dr.Ashwini Kumar-VC Symbiosis,Er. Onkar Bagaria-CEO-VGU Jayshree Periwal Group of Schools Online Education Content & Delievry System Ensuring development of EQ & SQ in online teaching 10th Sept 2021 11.30 AM-12.30 PM
3 Dr. Ajay Data Co-Chair, ICT and Mobile Manufacturing Committee & CEO and founder -Data Xgen Technologies Pvt Ltd, Santosh Biswas- Prof Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science -IIT Bhilai, Mr. Jaijit Bhattacharya – President Centre for Digital Economy Policy Research IIT Bhilai Cyber Security Challenges in IoT Plateform-Solution& Challenges 10th Sept 2021 2.30 PM-4.00 PM
4 Dr. Ajay Data Co-Chair, ICT and Mobile Manufacturing Committee & CEO and founder -Data Xgen Technologies Pvt Ltd, Shri Anil Kumar Jain-CEO-NIXI,Dr Girish Nath Jha-Prof.JNU,Mr.Harish Chowdhary,Ms Vidushi Kapoor-CEO Process 9,Mr.Mahesh Kulkarni,HOD GIST, Ms Sarika Gulyani- Director FICCI FICCI-ILIA and Industry Partners Bridging the Digital Divide The Changing Landscape of Indic- Internet and Importance of Universal Accepatance 14th Sept 2021 5.00 PM-06.15 PM
5 Dr. Ajay Data Co-Chair, ICT and Mobile Manufacturing Committee & CEO and founder -Data Xgen Technologies Pvt Ltd, Dr Deepak Dembla- Dean JECRC, Mr Shubham Saran – GM NIXI JECRC Digital Governance Trust, Security, Stability and Digital payments trends post Covid 16th Sept 2021 11.30 AM-12:30 PM
6 Dr. Ajay Data Co-Chair, ICT and Mobile Manufacturing Committee & CEO and founder -Data Xgen Technologies Pvt Ltd, Dr Souradyuti Paul- Ass.Prof -Deaprtment of Computer Science IIT Bhilai, Mr Mahesh Kulkarni – Member IIGF Coordination Committee IIT Bhilai Block chains and Din Tech Blockchain as a trusted plateform 20th Sept 2021 11.30 AM-01.00 PM
7 Dr. Ajay Data Co-Chair, ICT and Mobile Manufacturing Committee & CEO and founder -Data Xgen Technologies Pvt Ltd, Dr Anand Katikar – Formar Director of Rajya Marathi Vikas Sanstha, Prof. Udaya Narayana Singh – Chair Prof. and Dean AMITY, Mr. Sandeep Nulkar – Chairman (Indic-Internet & Language Technology sub-committee-FICCI, Dr. Mahesh Kulkarni- Formar Sr. Director Corporate HoD, Mr. Sunil Kulkarni – CEO Fidel Tech, Mr. Nitin Walia – Director, Data Xgen Technologies Pvt Ltd FICCI-ILIA and Industry Partners Digital Governance Universal Acceptance and Multilingual Internet Awareness and Promotion 24th Sept 2021 03.00 PM-04.10 PM
8 Dr. Ajay Data Co-Chair, ICT and Mobile Manufacturing Committee & CEO and founder -Data Xgen Technologies Pvt Ltd, Prof Rajat Moona)- Director IIT Bhilai, Mr Mahesh Kulkarni – Member IIGF Coordination Committee IIT Bhilai Digital Payments Digital Payments- 27th Sept 2021 11.30 AM-01.00 PM
9 Dr. Ajay Data Co-Chair, ICT and Mobile Manufacturing Committee & CEO and founder -Data Xgen Technologies Pvt Ltd, Meenal majumdar  Founder of The Innovation Story (TIS) Exploring AI, iot, Blockchain, Robotics for use of common man  Creative and Design Thinking Workshop on Robotics 29th Sept – 2nd Oct 2021 2 hours
10 Dr. Ajay Data Co-Chair, ICT and Mobile Manufacturing Committee & CEO and founder -Data Xgen Technologies Pvt Ltd, Nidhi Arora-Founder and Catalyst – The Children’s Post of India, Ms Sarika Gulyani- Director FICCI Founder and Catalyst – The Children’s Post of India Startups, Mentored by Atal Incubation Center – Shiv Nadar University, and IIM Calcutta Innovation Park. Empower start Up Contest -For Children And Young Adults. “Don’t prepare for the world. Design it” 10th Oct 2021 10.00 AM-01.45 PM 
11 Ms. Sarika Gulyani, Dr. Ajay Data, Dr. Anand Katikar, Mr. Sandeep Nulkar, Prof Udaya Narayana Singh, Dr. Mahesh Kulkarni, Mr. Sunil Kulkarni, Mr. Nitin Walia, Mr. Satish Babu FICCI-ILIA and Industry Partners Inclusive Digitization-Bridging Digital Divide. Universal Acceptance and Multilingual Internet Awareness and Promotion 1st Nov 2021 03.00 PM-04.15 PM