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The Kerala government has adopted free and open source software
(FOSS) for the state education department and for e-governance.
The curriculum department Saturday has also recommended extension of
FOSS to higher secondary schools.
implementation of this has been entrusted to the IT@school Project,
a mission mode agency under the state’s general education
Technology was made a part of high school curriculum in Kerala in
2003 when IT was made a compulsory subject for Class 8.
secondary sector is using software like Visual Basic, MS office
package, Tally in the computer science and commerce streams. With
the new curriculum committee decision, the entire higher secondary
section will now changeover to FOSS,” said Anvar Sadath, executive
implementation implies the values of sharing and stands for the
true value of freedom which enables the user to copy, modify,
share, study it and use it on requirement without any
- Anvar Sadath
for teachers in FOSS and development of various software tools to
supplement the existing proprietary software will commence from
December 2009,” he said.
general education department will be the only agency in India to
make its e-governance fully on FOSS, he said.
Project was in the news recently for saving a minimum of Rs.11 crore
in purchase of software after it adopted FOSS.
“The FOSS implementation implies the values of
sharing and stands for the true value of freedom which enables the
user to copy, modify, share, study it and use it on requirement
without any restriction,” added Sadath.