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

Nagarjuna G. nagarjun at gnowledge.org
Thu Jul 9 23:35:42 PDT 2009

On Friday 10 Jul 2009 11:33:58 am Raj Mathur wrote:
> On Friday 10 Jul 2009, Nagarjuna G. wrote:
> > [snip]
> > Money is the easiest resource to generate.  Our strength lies in
> > a large number of highly educated and informed advocates.  We
> > can make this strength even greater by increasing this number. 
> > We should display that in our deeds in writings.  Finances are
> > not coming our way at all.
> Whatever is decided, we have to draw a deadline for who represents
> FOSSCOMM at the Apex Body meeting.  Additionally, we also have to
> draft a letter to MIT seeking FOSSCOMM's participation in the
> meeting -- that activity can be started right away with fill in
> the blanks for the actual representative(s).
> I'd suggest discussion till midnight tonight to decide on the
> representatives and the position paper.  With that, we should be
> able to send off the request letter to the Ministry tomorrow,
> giving them 3 days to consider the application and respond.

There is no harm in giving 3 names to the Govt, since we will not be
writing to the Govt more frequently.  So that, depending on the issue
and feasibility one of the three could represent. 

Nagarjuna G.

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