[OSGeo-Discuss] A FOSS Geo Project in India

Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) tmitchell at osgeo.org
Wed Feb 24 09:41:30 PST 2010

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Sajith VK wrote:
> 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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