[Board] MoU between Science and Technology Park, India and OSGeo Foundation

Venkatesh Raghavan raghavan at media.osaka-cu.ac.jp
Wed Apr 12 09:20:03 PDT 2017


On 4/13/2017 12:48 AM, Jody Garnett wrote:
> It is a bit hard to provide feedback on a word document:
Thanks for the feedback. Maybe you can use LibreOffice to
edit the document.

Venka
>
> BEFORE:
>
> * Positive effort to activate utilization of Open Source Geospatial
> technologies in government, industry and academic in India, including STP.
>
> AFTER:
>
> * Positive effort to *actively use and contribute to open source geospatial
> technologies* in government, industry and academic in India, including STP.
>
> BEFORE:
>
> STP has been supporting and advancing Indian national spatial data
> infrastructure and developing and operating related geospatial systems,
> through various technical projects, business incubation and academic
> activities at local, regional, national and international levels.
>
> AFTER:
>
> (remove this as it is just information about STP and has nothing to do with
> the agreement between the two parties)
>
> BEFORE:
>
> The purpose of this MoU is to establish collaborative relationship between
> STP and OSGeo.Both parties to this MoU share the goal of developing
> collaboration opportunities for academia, industry and government
> organizations in Open Source Geospatial software and data in India.
>
> AFTER: removed data since we are not an open data organization, only
> software, You can collaborate with a community, not with software.
>
> The purpose of this MoU is to establish collaborative relationship between
> STP and OSGeo.  Both parties to this MoU share the goal of developing
> collaboration opportunities for academia, industry and government
> organizations *with the* open source geospatial software *community* in
> India.
>
> --
> Jody Garnett
>
> On 11 April 2017 at 03:53, Venkatesh Raghavan <raghavan at media.osaka-cu.ac.jp
>> wrote:
>> Dear Board,
>>
>> I have been in discussion with Science and Technology Park, India [1]
>> to foster and promote OSGeo in government, industry and academia
>> in India.
>>
>> STP has been using OSGeo software and Open data in various of its
>> projects and has also help several startups to our software.
>>
>> STP also partners with several international organizations including
>> LH Corporation (Korea) with who we have a MoU since 2015.
>>
>> At my f2f with Dr. Jagdale, Director General of STP, we discussed
>> about MoU with OSGeo in the similar lines of LH corporation [2].
>>
>> I am attaching a draft MoU and request approval of the board.
>> If the MoU is approved, the signing by all parties can be scheduled
>> in the beginning of May, 2018 when I will be visiting STP.
>>
>> I had added the agenda item to out board meeting tomorrow [3}
>>
>> Best
>>
>> Venka
>>
>> [1] https://scitechpark.org.in/
>> [2] https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/MOU_LH_Corporation
>> [3] https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Board_Meeting_2017-04-12
>>
>>
>>
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