Guest Lecture at Vasavi College of Engineering

Vasavi College of Engineering, Hyderabad

Swecha organized a half day guest lecture at Vasavi College of Engineering, Hyderabad on 2nd September, 2013.

The Guest Lecture covered the following topics:
1. Internet Freedom
2. Big Data- Hadoop

The lectures were well attended by around 120 students from 3rd year CSE of Vasavi College of Engineering.

Ashish, Member, Executive Committee, Swecha, and SAP Consultant, TCS and Pramod, Big Data Architect at CapGemini handled the lectures.

The students were told in detail about the implications of surveillance by NSA and the need for digital freedom in the first lecture.

That was followed up by a lecture on Big Data and Hadoop. The students came up with interesting questions and expressed their willingness to associate themselves with Swecha and take up Free Software through establishing a GLUG in their college.

Workshop on Android at SNIST

SNIST, Ghatkesar

Swecha was organized a 4-Day advanced workshop on Mobile Computing- Android at Sree Nidhi Institute of Science and Technology, Ghatkesar, Hyderabad from August 3rd-6th, 2013.

195 enthusiastic students are attending this workshop. During the course of this workshop, the students would be understanding and working on the following:
1. Introduction to Mobile Computing
2. History & Evolution of Android
3. Android Architecture
4. Basic Apps
5. Advanced Apps

Mr. Praveen Aravind from IIT madras was handeled 1st and 2nd day sessions on Introduction to mobile computing, History & Evolution of Andriod and Android Architecture, Mr. Ganesh. K from IIIT-H was handled the sessions for the students.

195 members attended for this workshop from 3rd cse of SNIST and they created lot of Apps for Android for there own & daily household purpose.

Faculty Development Programme(FDP) on August 6th ,7th and 8th 2012 at MGIT

MGIT College,Hyderabad.

Swecha will be conducting a Faculty Development Programme at the MGIT Campus between 6th to 8th of August 2012. The training shall focus on Android Application Development  and Software Testing Methodology & Automation Tools. Swecha volunteers with real time exprience are the resource persons.

Swecha Congratulates the MGIT Management for taking up the initiative of capacity building in FOSS. MGIT also has the reputation of hosting the [email protected]


                   Topic: Android Application Development
                   Speakers: 1) Bhave Ashwin Raj

Workshop at Marri Laxma Reddy Institute of Technology & Management on 30th June, 2012



Swecha organized  One-day workshop in Malla Laxma Reddy Institute of Technology & Management  on 30th  June, 2012..

The Following Topics were Covered in the workshop:

            1. VLSI

            2. e cad Lab

Workshop at DRK


DGLUG (DRK GNU/LINUX Users Group), In association with Swecha is organaizing one-day workshop on emerging webtechnologies on 15th of March 2012. This workshop is being organized as a part of their  3-day illuminati 2k12.

Topic: Ruby on Rails

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Workshop On free software technologies in VNRVJIET


vGLUG (VNR VJIET GNU/ LINUX Users Group), in association with Swecha is organizing a two-day workshop on Free Software Technologies on the 12th and 13th of March, 2012. The workshop is being organized as part of their two-day National Level Technical Symposium.

Topics: Free software phylosophy   Speaker: Siddartha malampati

              Demystifying cloud                Speaker: Siddartha malampati

Workshop in Jyothishmathi College of Engineering and Technology


A two-day workshop on Free Software Technologies is being organized by Swecha at Jyothishmathi College of Engineering and Technology on the 14th and 15th of March, 2012. The workshop covers the following topics:


1. An Alternative Paradigm of Computing- A Free Software Perspective

2. Making of a Computer Suite- Installation of GNU/ LINUX

3. Introduction to Python

4. Drupal (Content Management System)

Contact : Sravan- 9059857189

A Talk by Richard Stallman

Swecha Office, Gachibowli 'X' Roads

Way to Swecha officeSwecha, a part of Free Software Movement of India, invites all Free Software enthusiasts and advocates of freedom alike, from the industry, academia, students, and bureaucracy to the talk by Richard Stallman. The details of the event are as follows:


- Richard Matthew Stallman

- Initiator of the GNU Project

- Pioneer of the concept of Copyleft

-Developer of EMACS and GNU Compiler Collection (GCC)

-President of the Free Software Foundation

-Computer Programmer and Hacktivist


Talk on "Internet Freedom in the Context of SOPA/ PIPA"


On 8th February, 2012

From 3:00 pm onwards