Workshop on Open Source Software

Date : 09-Nov-2015

DSC_8723‘As computers are widely used today, acquiring computer education is the need of the day to day’, said Prof. Dinakara Rao, Coordinator of PG studies in Economics of St Philomena College Puttur.

Addressing in a preliminary session of workshop on ‘Open Source Software’ organized for the PG students of Economics, he said, ‘We live in a fast moving world where almost everything must come instantly to us. Computers help us to ease certain tasks, provide information faster, and speed up the work.’

The faculty members of PG studies in Computer Science of the College Prof. Praveen N and Prof. Akshatha B participated in the workshop as resource persons. Prof. Praveen N in his presentation said, Open Source Software refers to software that is developed, tested or improved through public collaboration and distributed with the idea that it must be shared with others, ensuring an open future collaboration.

Prof. Pradeep K S, convenor of the Planning Forum, faculty members of the Department Prof. Sandhya H and Prof. Mahitha M were present on the occasion. Ms. Laveena Cuthina sang the prayer song. The president of the Planning Forum Ms. Sahana compered the programme.