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Objectives & Deliverables

Objectives of NRCFOSS Phase - II

  • Undertake Research, education and development in the field of Open Source Software based tools, services and applications in India

  • To contribute to Open Source Software and standardization activities globally by way of collaborating with different government sponsored OSS centres.

  • Encourage use of open standards for document exchange and website in Government departments

  • To provide consultancy and certification services to government, Industries and academic community

  • Encourage use of GNU/Linux and other FOSS tools in Government departments along with skill development programmes

  • Demonstrate interoperability among various FOSS tools and applications

  • Implement e-Governance projects using FOSS and create demo cum operational test beds

  • Implementation of FOSS in educational domain

  • FOSS adoption impact analysis

  • To organize study programmes, Lectures symposia, conferences exhibitions and similar promotional activities related to F/OSS development.

  • Organising training/workshops for SMEs.

  • Development and enhancement of NRCFOSS portal which will become a platform where multidisciplinary organizations involved in Open Source collaborate to benchmark open source developments, licenses & research activities, maintain repository of analysis reports of open source software in our Country and Asian economies and establish fora and e-workshops

  • To continue Human Resource Development in FOSS in both the formal and non formal sectors.

  • To enhance accessibility for FOSS desktops

  • ICT&E courseware development and certification for widespread online learning

  • Setting up Centres of excellence in mobile platforms using open source software

  • Further additions and enhancements to BOSS Linux specific to education & scientific domain

 

 Deliverables of NRCFOSS Phase-II

  • Development of SaaS stack delivery model which is the innovation used in different technology like Grid Computing / Cloud Computing

  • Develop service oriented architecture for kernel services

  • Integration and development of Common desktop development infrastructure

  • To setup Centre of Excellence for Mobile Internet Devices based on BOSS GNU/Linux

  • Development and enhancement of NRCFOSS portal which will become a platform where multidisciplinary organizations involved in Open Source collaborate to benchmark open source developments, licenses & research activities, maintain repository of analysis reports of open source software in our Country and Asian economies and establish fora and e-workshops

  • Enhancing accessibility for FOSS desktops

  • Setting up of GCC Resource Centre which leads to improving GCC and spreading the technical know-how of GCC particularly in India through converting a few interesting research break-throughs (eg. whole-program analysis, optimizer generation from specifications, better instruction selection) into practically useful technologies.

  • FOSS HRD in the formal sector & Non-formal sectors which include 

    - FOSS HRD in the Higher Education Curricula
    - FOSS Competency Certification programme
    - Development of a FOSS-based CSE/IT Engineering degree
      program
    - Development of a FOSS Maturity Model for
      Institutions/Enterprises
    - Creation/Maintenance of a FOSS Information Repository
    - Institutionalisation of NRCFOSS.

  • Open source walk-in e-learning solutions laboratory with focus on standards compliance and offering certification course in open source software.

  • Creation and maintenance of knowledge bank repository for education, e-Governance & scientific applications.

  • Further additions and enhancements to BOSS Linux specific to education & scientific domain


    


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