Among the generic top level domains worldwide, .ngo is one of them. This .ngo is
exclusively new online domain designed specifically for the global NGO community & NGO’s. This .ngo is
open only to genuine or validated NGO’s. This .ngo domain will help by creating an online space where
NGOs can gain visibility as a trusted National or International non-profit organization, they can connect
with projects and initiatives, they can connect with new partners and collaborators worldwide, help the
NGOs around the world to grow and benefit from technology.
This .ngo domain holders will also have their organizations included in a searchable NGO
directory (OnGood) that includes a customizable online profile and enabling each organization to
showcase their cause and activities, communicate with partners, funders and the public, collect
donations for the development of several issues like healthcare, education, livelihood and rural
development specially in India and all south Asian countries.
This domain has launched on 17 of March’2015 worldwide. This domain is brought to the NGO
community worldwide by a US based non-profit organization Public Interest Registry (PIR) who can be
better known as .org and for promoting online security and helping NGO’s use the Internet safely. In
India this .ngo domain is introduced by Digital Empowerment Foundation, New Delhi. Sukalyan Welfare
Society as a state partner of DEF is reselling this .ngo domain at West Bengal from July’2015