ELCOT, Electronic Corporation of Tamilnadu, is doing wonders in TamilNadu. Being as the Decision Maker on the IT products for Tamilnadu, It selected Linux as the Operating System of Tamilnadu.
They selected Novel’s Suse as the default Distribution.
The Managing Director of ELCOT, Mr. Umashankar is more interested in Linux. He, being as the key driver of the Linux Migration of the Tamilnadu Government, continues his efforts to spread the freedom all over the tamilnadu.
ELCOT has install Linux in 15,000 computers and shipped them to all the Tamilnadu Government offices, Panchayat Offices etc.
Now, Tamilnadu runs on Linux.
This migration is more significant in the FOSS world.
See here an interesting video about ELCOT’s Linux Migration.
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