Soft skills development programme begins at Insight

12 March 2009: A sixty-day soft skills development and English language communication course begins at Insight today. Insight has been addressing the ICT skill development needs of the visually challenged in Kerala since May 2007. The soft skills development programme has been designed to enhance the employability of the differently abled. Visit for more information

Event Date: 
Thu, 2009-03-12

Ila demonstration at Kozhikode

25 January 2009: A demonstration workshop on ila was held at Media Study Center, Kozhikode. The workshop included sessions on 'Introduction to new media' by Dr. Mahesh Mangalat (Lecturer in Malayalam, Mahatma Gandhi Government Arts College, Mahe), 'Role and relevance of Ila' by Chinju and Indu (SPACE), 'Blog and citizen journalism' by Prinson (SPACE). Dr.Mahesh Mangalat also explained how to type in Malayalam. This was followed by a question and answer session. Media students and representatives of little magazines in Malappuram attended the workshop.

FOSS Seminar at Khadi Board

The concept of selling bottled water would sound ridiculous to the older generation who believed water to be free as air. Similarly, knowledge has always been held to be free. Software is a kind of knowledge and it has to be free, said Arun M, Secretary FSF-India speaking  at a seminar on Free Software organised by the Kerala Khadi and Village Industries Board in Thiruvananthapuram on January 13, 2008.


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