The official registry in India for .IN
domains is the INRegistry. The same was appointed by the government of India, and
is operated under the authority of NIXI, the National Internet eXchange of India.
NIXI is a Not-for-Profit Company under Section 25 of the Indian Companies Act, 1956,
with the objective of facilitating improved Internet services in the country.
Under NIXI, the INRegistry functions as an autonomous body with primary responsibility
for maintaining the .IN ccTLD and ensuring its operational stability, reliability,
and security. It will implement the various elements of the new policy set out by
the Government of India and its Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.
INRegistry has the following responsibilities:
1. Maintaining the “.IN” top level domain
2. Ensuring the operational stability, reliability, and security of “.IN”
3. Implementing Government of India policies