[clug] India Mandates Use of Open Source Software In Government

Bryan Kilgallin bryan at netspeed.com.au
Mon Mar 30 09:36:19 MDT 2015

{The Indian government announced a policy yesterday that makes it 
mandatory to use open-source software 
in building apps and services, in an effort to "ensure efficiency, 
transparency and reliability of such services at affordable costs." The 
new policy 
(PDF) states that all government organizations must include a 
requirement for their software suppliers to consider open-source options 
when implementing e-governance applications and systems.}



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