[fosscomm] Help required to form FOSSCOM as an alternate Industry and Civil Society body to NASSCOM

tb dinesh dinesh at servelots.com
Tue Jul 7 19:10:07 PDT 2009


Servelots Infotech

On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 1:11 AM, Jaijit
Bhattacharya<jaijit at dms.iitd.ac.in> wrote:
> Dear All,
> Based on all the discussions that I had today, it is very clear that
> NASSCOM and MAIT will be presenting the "industry" view of the Draft
> Policy Standards for e-Governance being unacceptable.
> The key issue is that neither NASSCOM, nor MAIT are truly representative
> of the thousands of SME/SMB in the IT industry and the civil society in
> India.
> Therefore, as suggested by many of you in the 2nd FOSSCOM meeting, it
> would be EXTREMELY helpful if we could form the FOSSCOM quickly as an
> alternate platform, and send a request to be included in the Apex
> Committee that is deciding on the standards.
> I therefore request you to send me an email approval of your organization
> being represented by FOSSCOM for the Draft Policy on Standards for
> e-Governance at the Apex Committee. If you can send this by today, then
> the FOSSCOM representatives in Delhi can start lobbying for FOSSCOM to be
> included in the Apex Committee.
> Also, it would be extremely helpful if those in Delhi could volunteer to
> lobby for FOSSCOM to be included in the Apex Committee.
> Many thanks and regards
> Jaijit
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