- Kolkata Chapter of Internet Society in association with Institute of Engineering and Management- Kolkata has launched grass roots level study projects on different areas mapping with the objectives of Kolkata Chapter. The topics are:State of Internet in West Bengal ? Role of IXP ? An overview & IPV6 ? Awareness status among different user communities. Four students from the Institute will be involved with Kolkata Chapter for next six weeks on full time basis and will submit the report at the end of the period. The students have been divided into groups of two and each group will be mentored by Chair Mr. Anupam Agrawal and Vice Chair Mr. Niel Hirjee of the chapter. The first meeting happened in this respect on 20 June, 2009.
- The students have completed their report and submitted. They have been given certificates by the Chapter.
- The Kolkata chapter of Internet Society has set up a Special Interest Group (SIG) focusing on the Usage & Usability of Internet by Medical Fraternity. This SIG is codenamed SIG Medical. The members of this SIG will be primarily Doctors who form an important, indispensable and awed element of our societal fabric. However, people from other branches will also be part of this SIG subject to approval of the SIG Anchor & Co- Anchor to form it a multilateral and multi disciplinary group. They are brought together by a shared understanding that internet is more than usable technology. Infact, Internet has become an inter- societal process, which, when used properly, has the power to transform persons' lives.
- The group is now available on LinkedIn and the link is http://www.linkedin.com/groups?mostPopular=&gid=2465944
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