FOSSers Club Inaugurated

The FOSSers club was officially started on March 31st 2006 at 1:30pm under the leadership of Mr.Hiran Venu Gopalan (CSE Student) with the support from PLUS and SPACE.The chief guest was C K Raju,Head of the Dept.,Information Technology,M E S. The speech by him was a great experience;all his words where powerful which is enough to show his all expression towards the free software.After his talk there was a section by Pramode which was a good treat for all except him! The Club was recreated with president as M N Agnisarman Namboodiri( CSE HOD), Advisor as V.N. Krishnachandran ( MCA HOD), Staff in charge as Kaushik M (AP CSE) and Secretary as Manoj K ( ME Student) to promote the use of FOSS. The Club was revived on 1st October 2010 by Dr. M N Agnisarman Namboodiri ( HOD CSE). Mrs Sunitha C ( AP CSE) welcomed the gathering with her welcome speech and Mr Manoj K (ME s7- FOSSers Club Secretary ) proposed the vote of thanks. The inauguration was followed by 3 technical sessions. The first was an introduction to FOSS by Dr. V N Krishna Chandran (HOD – MCA). The next one was “FOSS in daily life” taken by Mr. Hiran Venugopalan who is an alumni and one of the founding members of FOSSers.The last session of the day ” Contributing to FOSS ” was handled by Mr. Jain Alias Basil who is final year B-tech student at GEC thrissur