Sem­i­nar on open source soft­ware

HT Ludhiana Live - - Education -

LUDHIANA: Do­raha In­sti­tute of Man­age­ment and Tech­nol­ogy on Thurs­day or­gan­ised a sem­i­nar-cum-work­shop on open source soft­ware for BCA stu­dents. Pro­fes­sor Arvind Dhin­gra of Guru Nanak Dev En­gi­neer­ing Col­lege de­liv­ered a lec­ture on the oc­ca­sion. "In coun­tries like Ar­gentina, China, Brazil, United States, France and United King­dom, spe­cial em­pha­sis is be­ing laid on for­mal national-level po­lices for its pro­mo­tion. They are pro­vid­ing di­rect sub­si­dies to open source projects," Dhin­gra said. He added that in­creas­ing in­ter­est in cham­pi­oning the up­take and adop­tion of open source ap­pli­ca­tions could be at­trib­uted to the ben­e­fits these of­fer.

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