Letter to AICTE on compulsory use of Office 365 suite

The All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) has partnered with Microsoft Corporation to implement Cloud email for all its institutes. In their notification AICTE has mentioned that Microsoft Office 365 for Education will be compulsory for these institutes. Letter from educationists across India  to AICTE and MHRD to re-consider this decision and consider publicly owned software as a pedagogical imperative

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Additional documents for reference

  1. National Policy on ICTs in education, March 2012
  2. Policy on open standards in e-governance, DIT, GoI, November 2010
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