Q.3 What are the benefits of Free and Open Source Softwares? What steps need to be taken to realise its potential in government applications? (10 Marks)

Mentor’s comment- https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/free-and-open-source-software-linux-user-groups-aadhaar-gstn-digilocker-7477122/ In the intro, mention the FOSS’s journey in India. In the body, mention the advantages of FOSS in terms of cost and transparency and innovation. In the steps mention incentivising adoption, institutionalisation, a repository of ready to use certified tools for government applications etc. Conclude by mentioning that with an IT workforce … Continue reading Q.3 What are the benefits of Free and Open Source Softwares? What steps need to be taken to realise its potential in government applications? (10 Marks)