The Confederation of Online Media (India)

Who we are

The Confederation of Online Media (India)is a registered organization under the Travancore Cochin Literary Scientific and Charitable Societies Act of 1955 vide registration no. TVM/TC/502/2017 dated 24.05.2017 with the Registrar of Societies, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Over the past four years, It gives membership to Online News portals that have a history of a minimum of three years of functioning with a readership of at least 10,000. Now 27 leading Malayalam News Portals associated with COM INDIA.

Internal Committee

The Confederation of Online Media (India) (COM INDIA) constituted the India Digital Publishers Content Grievances Council (IDPCGC) to abide the new digital publishing rules by the Government of India. In light of the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021, "Com India" is establishing the IDPCGC as the Level-II Self-Regulatory Body for publishers of OCC as required under Rule 12, with the intent to empower consumers to make informed viewing choices.

The  IDPCGC will have an OCCP Council composed of publishers of OCC as members and an independent Grievance Redressal Board [GRB].  A six-member Grievance Regulatory body is formed for the member institutions under COM INDIA. Dr K.K.N  Kurup,  renowned historian and former Vice-Chancellor of Calicut University will function as the head of the regulatory body. Other members have also achieved their fame in media and relevant field. Other members of the body are 

  • Mr James Joseph, former higher secondary director, Kerala state and  Kerala University Controller and the famous writer and managing trainer.
  •  Mr.R. Gopikrishnan ( leading journalist in India and the patron of Com India),
  • Mr Vincent Joseph ( President, Com India and Managing Editor ),
  • Mr Abdul  Mujeeb ( Secretary, COM INDIA  and Managing Editor, ),
  • Mr K.K Sreejith (Treasurer, COM INDIA  and Managing Editor, )

The Chairman

Indian Digital Publishers Content Grievance Council (IDPCGC)
Com India, 1st Floor
Padikkettil House, Poonthiroad,
Kumarapuram, Medical College P O
Trivandrum,  695011, Kerala
Email: [email protected]