[PLUG] Re: Open Office in Government

Kunal Thakar kunalt at gmail.com
Thu Mar 22 07:46:40 IST 2007

On a related note, CDAC Chennai has come up with a new Ubuntu based distro
called BOSS specifically tailored for Indian  languages.  I didn't see
inbuilt marathi support.


On 3/21/07, Pramukh Pracharak - Grahak Raja Jaga Ho <manoj at grahakraja.org>
> Hello Mr. Anand Kulkarni
> > I was also thinking in the same direction. But I am
> > not aware about how receive required information from
> > Govt under Information Act. If you help us then we can
> > certainly seek the details of govt expenditure on
> > proprietory softwares.
> With the help of Right to Information Act 2005 we can get almost all types
> of information from Government/Public Sector Organisations.
> Please visit RTI section of our website http://www.grahakraja.org And you
> will get all the details about RTI.
> We need to file applications under RTI for getting information about funds
> spent for purchasing Licensed softwares to all Government Organisations in
> Pune.
> > YES.. You are right. We must knock the door of the
> > court of law. But its a long process and will involve
> > some level of expenditure.
> We can file the PIL online at http://supremecourtofindia.nic.in/
> I will attend the PLUG meeting on 7th April 07 & discuss the ISSUE in
> details.
> Thanks with Regards
> Manoj Ovhal
> Pramukh Pracharak
> "Grahak Raja Jaga Ho"
> URL : http://www.grahakraja.org
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