E-Swecha is an operating system for the engineering students, by the engineering students. It consists of all the Free Software stack required by the engineering students of all disciplines. There were more than 100 developers working for bringing out the operating system. It comes as both live and installable environment. E-Swecha is a Debian based distro and can be considedered as a Debian's pure blend.
At this stage it aims in covering all the syllabus of JNTU and it has the plans of generalising it for all the universities. The project's future goal is to host repositories of the meta packages that ccould convert an existing Debian or Ubuntu distro into E-Swecha. Swecha is looking for funds on hosting its meta packages as repositories.
As of now E-swecha is of lenny based and is upgrading itself to squeeze.