June 2010

5 day Student Training Workshop on Free Software

Swecha is organizing a five day workshop for students on various Free Software technologies in such a way that they become free software developers and make active contributions to the Free Software community. Students from various engineering and MCA colleges and any one interested in Free Software technologies can attend the workshop. The workshop deals with training students for these 5 days on - Preparing GNU Labs (Free Software Labs), Scripting Languages which include Shell & Python, Content Management Systems (Web Technologies) like Drupal and Graphics Tools like Gimp, Inkscape & Blender.

Participants will be provided with accommodation, food and transport. The training camp will be held from June 30, 2010 to July 4, 2010 at Hyderabad at MLRIT (Dundigal) with a 24 hour lab facility for the students. Interested students may contact Mr. Sandeep - 9052993355

Registration Fee with Accommodation - Rs.600/-
Registration Fee without Accommodation - Rs.400/-

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FSMI's response to DIT's Draft Policy on Open Standards for e-Governance Version 1.1

Department of Information Technology(DIT) has drafted a policy on Open Standards for e-Governance and they kept this draft for public review. Read this draft here
Free Software Movement of India(FSMI), a national coalition of free software organizations would like to submit comments on the Draft Policy on Open Standards for e-Governance Version 1.1 dated May 2010, for the kind consideration of the Department of Information Technology.