National Resource Centre for Free/Open Source Software (NRCFOSS), India is planning to bring its programme on free/open source software to Gujarat in collaboration with engineering colleges in the state.
NRCFOSS is initiating and promoting development and deployment of Free/Open Source Software (FOSS) tools, technologies, products, architectures and solutions in various relevant application domains. This initiative is under the SOA framework where e-Governance, technical, SMEs and school education are some of the domains being explored. The centre has trained 100 teachers for 200 hours in the first phase of the project. In second phase, the centre is planning to extend its presence to Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Kerala.