About Internet Society
The Internet Society (ISOC) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1992 to provide leadership in Internet related standards, education, and policy. With offices in Washington, USA, and Geneva, Switzerland, it is dedicated to ensuring the open development, evolution and use of the Internet for the benefit of people throughout the world.
About ISOC Kolkata Chapter
The Kolkata Chapter has been formed with the following objectives:
- To serve the interests of a segment of the global Internet community through a local presence, focus on local issues and developments, and increased use of local languages for Internet.
- To further educate West Bengal’s scientific community, local businesses, and the public at large with respect to the technology, use, and applications of the Internet.
- To promote educational applications of Internet technology in State of West Bengal for the benefit of government, schools, colleges, and universities, commerce & industry, and the public at large.
- To provide a forum for local entrepreneurs, professionals, students, and government officials to explore and help develop new Internet application, and to stimulate collaboration among organizations in their operational use of the Internet.