National Level STC (ICT Based) on OPEN SOURCE TECHNOLOGY was organized in the RIET campus for the benefit of the faculty members. The programme was coordinated by Prof Kapil Dev Sharma, HOD CSE, and the entire CSE department. The event was organized by The National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research, and its content was ICT BASED PROGRAMME on various types of software. This one week Short Term Course was organized from 4.1.2016 TO 8.1.2016, Sponsored by NITTTR, CHANDIGARH.

The programme started with the lamp lightening and paying obeisance to the almighty for His blessings. Dy Director RIET, Dr.Pawan Whig, welcomed the guests and addressed the gathering with his welcome speech and briefed about the importance of communication in our career and day to day life.

This workshop was for faculty members of all departments. It was compulsory for all the registered faculty members to attend the Short Term Course regularly .The schedule of the program was sketched out to facilitate the faculties as these communication systems are very useful.

Software like linux, Ubuntu etc were discussed. Ubuntu is a Debian-based Linux Operating System and distribution for Personal Computers, Smart Phones and network. It uses Unity as its default Desktop environment. It is based on Free software and named after the Southern African philosophy of Ubuntu (literally, “human-ness”), which often is translated as “humanity towards others” or “the belief in a universal bond of sharing that connects all humanity”.

The course proved to be a great source of information for all the participants. The programme ended with distribution of certificates. Faculty members also said that they look forward to such courses again in future.