IBM, C-DAC, IIT Bombay to set up Open Source Software Resource Centre
MUMBAI: 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.
An advisory board consisting of representatives from DIT, IBM, C-DAC and IIT as well as few other eminent academic and industry representatives will be constituted to review the project activities and progress.
Source: Financial Express