[BangPypers] [x-post] Petition for MHRD to include Open Source in New Education Policy

Rushabh Mehta rmehta at gmail.com
Fri Jul 15 02:57:24 EDT 2016

>> To this effect Prof Milind Oka has drafted a petition to the Minister to
>> rectify this. More details in the petition:
>> https://www.change.org/p/petition-for-mandating-use-of-free-and-open-source-software-in-new-education-policy-2016
> Is there a particular reason why this petition narrows down the choice
> to a particular Linux distribution while attempting to put together a
> rationale for the usage of Free and Open Source tools in education?

I assume that was to appeal to the investments already made by GoI. But I agree with you, it should not be restricted to any one platform.

You can also directly give your feedback here: http://mhrd.gov.in/nep-new <http://mhrd.gov.in/nep-new> by emailing at 
nep.edu at gov.in

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