Workshop on open hardware at scient

Swecha was organized one day workshop at SCIENT Institute of Technology, Ibrahimpatnam, Hyderabad on 8th August on Open Hardware.

In this workshop Mr. Srinivas from JNTU-H was handled the session on Evelution of Open-Hardware and Features of Raspberry-pi and it uses.

To this workshop 120 members from Electronics and Communication Enigineering students from Scient institute of Technology.

Workshop at KKR & KSR Institute of Technology & Sciences at guntur


Swecha organized a 2 Day workshop for students of Computer Science Department of final year at KKR & Ksr Institute of Technology & Science at Guntur.

This workshop covered the following topics:
Day1: 1. An Alternative Paradigm of Computing- A Free Software Perspective

Day2: 1. Andriod App Development

Pramod Business Architech Capgemini & Associated with swecha sicne 7 years along wiith Srikanth Freelancer in Internet Security  handled the sessions.

Swecha wishes to conduct many more such workshops for the students in the coming days.

Two Day Workshop at Vignan University, Guntur

Vignan University, Guntur

Swecha organized a two-day workshop on PHP and Drupal at Vignan University, Vadlamudi, Guntur on the 1st and 2nd of March, 2013.

The following topics were covered during the workshop:

1. PHP Scripting

2. Drupal - Content Management System

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


The workshop was well attended by over 100 students from engineering colleges in and around the University.

Mr. V. Srikanth, Developer at Swecha, Mr. G. V. S. Giri, Developer at Swecha and Mr. Ashish. A, Member, Executive Committee, Swecha handled the sessions and

interacted with the students. The workshop was well received by the students and the students evinced their interest to form a GLUG and continue their learning

and enhance their understanding of various Free Software Technologies.

The workshop was well coordinated by Mr. Raghunath, HOD, Dept. of IT, Vignan University, Mr. Naresh, Asst. Professor, Dept. of IT, Vignan University and their team.



A three days workshop was conducted in Sanketika institute of technology and management  at vizag on Feb 6th, 7th and 8th. Sessions are on free software philosophy, python and Drupal for 43 participents from four engineering colleges.

Target IT workshops


TargetIT Workshops are going to be held in the following Colleges & dates

1) December 4,5,6 - BVC Engineering College,Amalapuram.

2) December 8,9,10 - Sri Mittapalli College of Engineering,Guntur.

3) December 27,28,29 - Anurag Engineering College, kodada.

4) January 4,5, 6 - J.N.T.U Jagityala.

Software Freedom Fortnight, 16th Sep - 2nd Oct



Swecha is celebrating Software Freedom Fortnight between 16th Sep - 2nd Oct in various districts of Andhra pradesh. The final event "Students convention" will be organized in Hyderabad which will sum up all efforts from the district level events. Following are the proposed dates for the events:




 22nd Sep - 2nd Oct

Android App Development Season

Android App Development Season


Swecha is organizing an Android App Development Season from 22nd September to 30th September as part of “Software Freedom Fortnight” Celebrations.

This season includes both training and competition. Students from all across the state would be imparted training on Android App Development and a competition would be conducted simultaneously.

Workshop at Anurag College of Engineering

Anurag College of Engineering

Swecha is organizing a one-day workshop at Anurag College of Engineering, Ghatkesar on 13th September, 2012. The workshop would cover the following topics:

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

2. GNU/ Linux System Administration

A GNU/ Linux Users Group (GLUG) would be inaugurated in the college on the eve of this workshop. Over 150 students from the college are expected to take part in this workshop.

Workshop at MRIET


Swecha is organizing a two-day workshop at MRIET on 12th and 13th September, 2012. The workshop would be covering the following topics:

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

2. GNU/ Linux System Administration

3. Python

Students from Malla Reddy group of Institutions would be taking part in this workshop.