[OSGeo-Discuss] A FOSS Geo Project in India

Ravi ravivundavalli at yahoo.com
Sun Feb 21 20:17:32 PST 2010

Hi Sajith,
good to hear about the FOSS project. Pl pass on any material available
on this project of great public relevance.

You must be planning some demo, and please let us know the details.
Do plan for FOISS4G Barcelona event too.


Ravi Kumar

--- On Mon, 22/2/10, Kumaran Narayanaswamy <kumaran.narayanaswamy at kcubeconsulting.com> wrote:

> From: Kumaran Narayanaswamy <kumaran.narayanaswamy at kcubeconsulting.com>
> Subject: RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] A FOSS Geo Project in India
> To: "'OSGeo Discussions'" <discuss at lists.osgeo.org>, sajithvk at gmail.com
> Date: Monday, 22 February, 2010, 8:09 AM
> Sajith,
> Congratulations to your team. Kerala State is one of the
> states which is on top of implementing/promoting FOSS in
> India. We are looking forward for more technical details on
> the project. Is there any document that can be shared with
> the community?
> Regards
> Kumaran
> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss-bounces at lists.osgeo.org
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> On Behalf Of Sajith VK
> Sent: Sunday, February 21, 2010 7:56 PM
> To: OSGeo Discussions
> Subject: [OSGeo-Discuss] A FOSS Geo Project in India
> Hi all,
> We are proud to share with you that Keltron, a PSU under
> government of
> Kerala, has completed development of an integrated, GIS
> based total
> solution for Kolkata Police. This consists of,
> Development of Large scale map of the area
> A GIS based area traffic control system
> Vehicle Tracking system
> GIS based distress call response management system etc
> The complete solution is developed purely on Free and Open
> Source
> solutions, including PostGIS, OpenLayers, Mapserver, GRASS
> &
> Geodjango. Technology demonstration and pilot run for all
> modules are
> over and large scale deployment is going on. AFAIK, this is
> the
> biggest FOSS Geo initiative in India, and one of the major
> GIS project
> in the government sector. I hope this project will help us
> in bringing
> other projects also into the FOSS way.
> Thanks to OSGeo. The very existence of the Foundation
> helped us to
> convince our client that FOSS Geo tools are matured, and
> are actively
> supported. We also thank the user and developer community
> around the
> major FOSS tools, for their fast response to our questions
> and
> clarifications.
> Thanks & Regards,
> Sajith VK
> Freedom is not Free
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