NIXI has sponsored three Root Servers, at Mumbai (I Root (External website that opens in a new window)), Delhi (K Root (External website that opens in a new window)) and Chennai (F Root (External website that opens in a new window)). These are hosted at our Exchange points at these locations.
The Minister of Communications & Information Technology Shri Dayanidhi Maran speaking at the formal launch of the "integration of Internet Root Servers in India" in New Delhi on August 25, 2005.
To facilitate the integration, three Internet Root Servers at Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai are being installed by the Department of Information Technology along with National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI). These root servers are part of the Domain Name Systems a worldwide-distributed database that is used to translate worldwide unique domain names such as www.pib.nic.in to other identifiers.