Government of India
Ministry Of Communication and Information Technology
Department Of Electronics and Information Technology
Unstarred Question No. 174
Answered On April 24, 2015
Multi Stakeholder Model Propounded At Netmundial
174. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:
Will the Minister of COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY be pleased to state;
(a) the Government’s view on the future on Internet Governance, given its opposition to the widely held multi-stakeholder model propounded at NETmundial;
(b) the Government’s rationale behind not conforming to the Multi-Stakeholder model for Internet Governance put forward at the NETmundial; and
(c) how Government supposes that the Multi-Stakeholder model impedes the principles of being multilateral, transparent, democratic, and representative, with the participation of Governments, private sector, civil society and international organizations?
MINISTER FOR COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
(SHRI RAVI SHANKAR PRASAD)
(a), (b) and (c): Government will take a view on the future of Internet Governance taking intoaccount all issues which affect Internet’s growth and India’s interest in the matter.