Friday, October 08, 2004

Open Source Software Resource Centre being set up in Mumbai (aka Bombay) ...

IBM, C-DAC, IIT Bombay to set up OSSRC

IBM India, C-DAC and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, have signed a co-operation agreement to set up an ‘Open Source Software Resource Centre’ (OSSRC) in Mumbai with an investment of $1.2 million over the next three years.

Under this co-operation agreement, C-DAC, IIT Bombay and IBM would undertake activities to foster OSS development, enhance the understanding of the OSS model by imparting training and promote the development of content in areas of education and general awareness of OSS across the country.


More details at the URL quoted above. IMO, good news.

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