Dot Bharat (.भारत) domain lauched by Govt.
Union Government launched a new domain Dot Bharat (.भारत) in Devanagari script . Originally the domain will cover 8 languages like Hindi, Bodo, Dogri, Konkani, Maithili, Marathi, Nepali and Sindhi.
These 8 languages are from the list of 22 languages that has been contained in the Schedule-8 of the Constitution of India.
Objective of “ .भारत ” domain:
- To connect individuals with social media and deliver content in regional languages, particularly to those who are not acquainted with English.
- To deliver information to persons in their own regional languages which will help in advancement of e-governance.
The domain was developed by the joint efforts of National Internet Exchange of India and CDAC (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing). Dot Bharat (.भारत) would substitute the normally used top domains like .com, .in, .net, etc.