World Wide Web (W3C) Consortium to establish office in New Delhi

Web accessibility standards body to organize conference on 6th -7th May’2010 in India


Samir Sachdeva | March 5, 2010

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), an international body, which develops standards to ensure web accessibility to all, is establishing its office in New Delhi under the aegis of Technology Development for Indian Languages Programme. W3C India office will be launched in the conference in New Delhi on May 6th-7th, 2010.

The futuristic and the very long term goal towards establishing this office is to enable all W3C standards with 22 Indian languages so that we can achieve seamless web for every citizen.

The W3C India office will work in tandem with all major National Regulatory standards and Industry associations like TRAI, BIS, NASSCOM, MAIT and others.
The details are available at the W3C India website and the Conference website

W3C develops interoperable technologies for specifications, guidelines, software, and tools to lead the Web to its full potential. It works in tandem with other standards making bodies such as UNICODE, IETF, ICANN, WI PO and ISO, especially in the areas related to web technologies and data interchange through it.



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