Team 🅕🅞🅢🅢🅨🅐🅣🅡🅐 traveling across Rajasthan which is 33 Districts to promote 100 days ” Foss” Technologies Skill Development Awareness Campaign from 01-02-2018 .So we need people to help us reach these ideas to common people in easy to understand , Let us know if you can help us in any way.
WHO ARE WE?
Team Fossyatra is a conglomeration of individuals who got together because of one common love : Free Software ideals, strong views about the privacy of the individual, and a desire to Change/improve the It skills.
WHAT WE DO?
We share our knowledge about FOSS softwares with everyone through Events and Talks/Workshops.
HOW TO JOIN?
We have no membership fee or recruitment drive. Team FossYatra is a group and everyone who contributes is a member.Their are no posts or heads among the group (Free as in Freedom). Boasting a very active mailing list with discussions covering a wide-range of matters from technical, installation and configuration help to software copyright ethics and holy wars you can interact with people around you, form communities, work on something
ABOUT FOSS :
OPEN PRINCIPLES in education (open educational resources, free/freedom and open software, open data, open standards etc) are key for true empowerment of Computer users globally and making FREE SOFTWARE in education and opportunities accessible to all . We look
forward to working and building collaborations with all interested in this education mission. Access to quality education and opportunities is key for getting rid of extreme poverty and enabling broadly shared prosperity for all. Millions of globally connected minds working together on the common mission of enabling Open Education opportunities for everyone will be key for making these developments possible. An idea whose time has come is the most powerful force in the universe, and the time for “Access to quality education opportunities for everyone” has arrived.
FOSS initiative : A BOON FOR Information Communication Technology
(ICT) is the pivot and backbone of our lives in this digital age ,Education is one of the most important aspect which is affected by
ICT.This unique program is a one of it’s kind initiative of the ” FOSS awareness campaign in (Schools/Colleges and other Domains)
RAJASTHAN 2018 , which will develop new skills in the IT user/students within a short of span of months to enhance their employability.
We believe that encouragement of FOSS will result in:
* Development of the domestic IT industry
* Creation of jobs
* Encouragement of skills development and up gradation
* Enable localization of software to Indian languages
* Reduction of India’s dependence on monopolistic proprietary software vendors
* Encourage the usage of open standards
* Bridging the digital divide
* Rapid modernization and computerization of India’s education system
* Technology up gradation of India’s Small and Medium Enterprises
* Efficient usage of budget outlays for e-government
* Faster technology development through Collaborative Innovation.