Priyatosh Jana

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Affiliation: ISOC, Fellowship Program
Region: Asia
Country: India
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Priyatosh Jana is Vice President of ISOC India Kolkata Chapter, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Facilitator of ICT for Education, and an Internet Governance Enthusiast.

Early Life

Priyatosh Jana was born in a remote village of West Bengal State in India. He did his Secondary and Higher Secondary Schooling at the Village School. After that, he shifted to the District town for a Bachelor of Science(B.Sc.) in Computer Science with Honours.

He attended SRM University, Chennai, India for a Master of Technology (M.Tech.) Specialization in Computer Science and Engineering, Alagappa University, Tamilnadu, India for Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) and RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur, India for his Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Computer Science.


Priyatosh Jana presently is a Vice President of ISOC India Kolkata Chapter and Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Mallabhum Institute of Technology, India. He was the former Lecturer of Computer Science at Shivaji Science College, Nagpur, India.

ICANN and Internet Governance Participation

* First edition of Asia Pacific School on Internet Governance (APSIG), 2016 at Bangkok, Thailand. 
* IETF98 asISOC Kolkata Fellow at Chicago, USA. 
* India School on Internet Governance (inSIG), 2018 as inSIG Fellow at New Delhi,India. 
* Global Internet Governance Forum (IGF 2018) as Internet Society 2018 IGF Ambassadors Fellowat UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France.  
* North American School of Internet Governance 2019 as NASIG Fellow at Montreal, Canada.
* ICANN 66 as ATLAS III Funded Travelers at Montreal, Canada.
* participated in ICANN 67 as ICANN Fellows in Cancún, Mexico.

He is experienced in attending, organizing Seminars and workshops on Internet Governance and Technology related events. He is an Invited Speaker for capacity Building on Digital Inclusion, Accessibility & Empowerment, Internet Governance, and ICT for Education towards a secured Digital Society.

Jana has not restricted himself only within the conventional regular academic exercises. Presently he is associated with several professional bodies.

His motivation to become a facilitator on Internet Governance and Technology-based events locally, regionally, globally, and particularly in Asia-Pacific.

Membership in Professional Societies


  • Vice President (Membership) at Internet Society(ISOC), India Kolkata Chapter.
  • Instrumental role as Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for SWAYAM - NPTEL Local Chapter of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) designed National Program on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) for certification.
  • Remote Center Coordinator of National Mission on Education through ICT(NMEICT, Govt. of India).
  • Virtual Lab Nodal Center Coordinator.


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