About FOSSEE Project:
FOSSEE project is part of the National Mission on Education through ICT with the thrust area being "Adaptation and deployment of free/libre and open source simulation packages equivalent to proprietary software, funded by MHRD, based at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB).
About The National Mission on Education:
To improve the levels of education in India, the Ministry of Human Resource Development has launched an ambitious educational mission with an outlay of about US $ One billion. It is proposed to be implemented through Information and Communication Technologies. The following minimum requirements are placed to fund a project through this mission:
- It has to be inter-institutional.
- It should be development oriented, in any general field of college level education.
- Any material developed through this mission has to be delivered as free/libre and open source.
- It should belong to any one of the about twenty sub-missions identified in the mission document, available at www.sakshat.ac.in
To know more about FOSSEE and it's projects, visit: http://fossee.in