NRI IIT Bombay Resource Centre

NRI -IIT Bombay resource centre,  has been established at our institute under “ Talk to Teacher”, NMEICT project of MHRD, GOI. The objective of this project is to, make India IT literate, with the help of spoken tutorials prepared by IIT Bombay faculty members the training of the participants have been conducted on open source software. Resource centre has been established on 23rd March 2013.This centre has been coordinated by Prof. Abhishek Singh Chauhan, Associate Professor Computer science department.

It is a privilege for us that our centre has been awarded a Three Star Resource Centre by IIT Bombay on the basis of outstanding performance.

For more details regarding training and process kindly visit wwwspoken-tutorial.org website

Major Fields of Training

No. Software Application
1 Basic IT Skills package Learn how to use The Linux operating system LibreOffice Suite – for basic Office applications and Firefox web browser – to browse the internet safely  This package is useful to all who wish to learn basic IT skills. Absolute must for beginners.
2 Ascend ASCEND is a free, open source, mathematical modelling system.

Its main uses have been in the field of chemical process modelling, with its novel modelling language conventions and powerful solver. 
Useful for Chemical Engg and Chemistry students.
3 BASH Bash is a “Unix shell” command-line interface for interacting with the operating system. Bash has the ability to run an entire script of commands, known as a “Bash Shell script” or “Shell script”.

Familiarity with GNU/Linux command lines, and familiarity with basic programming concepts is a pre-requisite for learning BASH
System administrators will greatly benefit by learning to automate common tasks using BASH.
4 Blender Open source equivalent to Maya and 3DMax. Useful to create 3D Animation for Architecture & Animation students. Can be used by Civil Engineering students, also.
5 C and C++ Powerful features, simple syntax, and portability make C a preferred language among programmers, for business and industrial applications. Widely used in the development of operating systems.
6 Advanced C For Advanced C series, learner should necessarily go through C and C++ series beforehand.
7 Advanced C++ For Advanced C++ series, learner should necessarily go through C and C++ series beforehand.
8 Firefox Free, open source and popular web browser. Allows you to view Internet web pages, navigate through web pages, and search for web pages using search engines such as Google, Yahoo Search or Bing.
9 GChemPaint GChemPaint allows you to draw and display 2D chemical structures. This application is useful for school students (9th standard and above) as well as school teachers. Very useful to teach and learn abstract chemistry concepts.

Works only on Linux
10 GeoGebra Interactive Geometry, Algebra and Calculus application for school students (7th standard and above) as well as school teachers. Very useful to teach and learn abstract geometry concepts.
11 GIMP Graphics art and design software application for the editing and creation of original images, icons, graphical elements of web pages and art for user interface elements. Useful for all graphic related work. Open source equivalent of Photoshop.
12 Inkscape Graphics art and design software application for the editing and creation of original images, icons, graphical elements of web pages and art for user interface elements. Useful for all graphic related work. Open source equivalent of CorelDraw and Illustrator.
13 Java and Netbeans Learn to use Java Free and open source, high level, simple as well as object-oriented programming language. Included in the curriculum of schools and colleges offering Computer Science and IT subjects.
Learn to use Netbeans IDE NetBeans IDE is an open-source integrated development environment. NetBeans IDE supports development of all Java application types (Java SE including JavaFX, (Java ME, web, EJB and mobile applications) With Netbeans IDE, one can quickly and easily develop desktop, mobile and web applications with Java, HTML5, PHP, C/C++ and more
We recommend that Java series be followed with Netbeans series.
14 Java Business Application Learn how to create a business application from scratch.
For Java Business Application series, learner should necessarily go through Java andNetbeans series beforehand.
15 Jmol Application Learn how to create 3D chemical, crystal and biomolecules structures.
This application is useful for school students (9th standard upto Post Graduation level) as well as school teachers. Very useful to teach and learn abstract chemistry concepts.
16 KTurtle An educational programming environment which helps in learning how to build logic and how to program, in an easy manner. Some of its features are: intuitive syntax highlighting, simple error messages, integrated canvas to make drawings on, integrated help function, slow-motion or step execution, and more.

Recommended for all who would like to learn programming logic.
17 LaTeX & XFig LaTeX is a typesetting software for preparing reports, letters and presentations – specially useful for persons engaged in writing/ publishing documents from science/ arts/ commerce fields.
Xfig is a free and open source vector graphics editor. In Xfig, figures may be drawn using objects such as circles, boxes, lines, spline curves, text, etc. … and used in LaTeX and other documents.
18 LibreOffice Suite Trains in basic computer usage skills like Word processing, Spreadsheet, Presentation using the LibreOffice components WriterCalc and Impress. One can also learn other useful components like DrawMath and Base in this series.
19 Linux & Ubuntu 

BOSS Linux
Free operating system, almost neutral to virus attacks and no hassles for licensing issues.
20 OpenFOAM Open source/ free CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) software available for solving and analyzing problems and to create a real world fluid flow movie. Open source equivalent to FLUENT. Widely used in Academics and is gaining popularity in Industry as well- Companies including AUDI, Tata Steel, Volkswagen, and Govt. agencies like BARC (Babha Atomic Research Center).

Works only on Linux
21 Oscad– now eSIM Open Source EDA tool for circuit design, simulation, analysis and PCB design. It is an integrated tool built using open source software such as KiCad, Ngspice and Scilab.
22 Perl Practical Extraction and Reporting Language commonly known as PERL is a high level, general purpose and dynamic programming language. PERL has been used in graphics, web and network programming etc and you can find it’s footprints in finance and bioinformatics domain, too.
23 PHP & MySQL Package for developing interactive websites and establishing back-end connectivity with a database – Famous websites using PHP include Facebook, Google, and Wikipedia.
24 Python Numerical computational software for Science and Engineering Education – used in 3D animation and Gaming industry, Artificial Intelligence, YouTube, NASA, CERN, Yahoo and so on.
25 QCAD QCAD is a free, open source application for computer aided drafting (CAD) in two dimensions (2D).
Learn to create technical drawings such as plans for buildings, interiors, mechanical parts or schematics and diagrams using QCAD.
26 Scilab Mathematical and scientific calculation software, open source substitute for MATLAB, very useful for all science and engineering students, in academics particularly.
27 Ruby Dynamic, open source, general-purpose, interpreted, true object-oriented programming language. It is a server-side scripting language similar to Python and PERL. Large programs written in Ruby are easily maintainable. It can be easily connected to DB2, MySQL, Oracle, and Sybase.
Typing Software
28 KTouch Typing tutor – teaches how to type using an online interactive keyboard. Learn typing at your own pace. Gradually increase your typing speed and along with it, your accuracy.
29 TuxTyping Typing application especially for children 
Start typing, Practice lessons, Play a typing game, Set a language for typing
Utility software/application
30 K3B Learn to burn audio/video/data CDs/DVDs using K3B
31 Thunderbird Learn to configure and use Thunderbird, a free email application that’s easy to set-up and customize.
Screen-reading software for the Visually Impaired
32 Orca Orca helps a visually-impaired person to navigate and use a PC/laptop for his/her day-to-day activities on their own without aided help.


Name of Institution Date Topic of Spoken tutorial workshop
Naveen School, Gnadhi Nagar Bhopal 10/09/13 Basic C& C++
Satya Sai Girls College, Bhopal 10/09/13 Linux & ubuntu
Satya Sai Girls College, Bhopal 11/09/13 Latex
BHEL College Bhopal 12/09/13 Basic   C & C++
MVM College Bhopal 12/09/13 Basic C& C++
Satya Sai Girls College, Bhopal 12/09/13 Latex
Satya Sai Girls College, Bhopal 13/09/13 Basic C & C++
Satya Sai Girls College 14/09/13 Java
Name of Institution Date Topic of Spoken Tutorial Workshop
Nutan College 16/09/13 Basic C& C++
S.V. Polytechnic 17/09/13 Linux  & Ubuntu
S.V. Polytechnic 19/09/13 Basic C & C++
Jawahar Nehru School Bhopal 28/11/13 Basic C & C++
Jawahar nehru School Bhopal 28/11/13 java
Saraswati Shishu Mandir, Singrauli 15/01/14 Basic C & C++
Saraswati Higher Secondary School,Singrauli 17/01/14 Basic C & C++
Govt. Inter College,Singrauli 13/01/14 Basic C & C++
Name of Institution Date Topic of Spoken Tutorial Workshop
Govt. Excellent Deosar, Singrauli 17/01/14 Basic C & C++
Delhi Public School,Signrauli 16/01/14 Basic C & C++
Kendriya Vidhyalaya Singrauli 06/01/14 Basic C & C++
Jyoti School JyANTI, Singrauli 10/01/14 PHP & MYSQL
Delhi Public School Singrauli 11/01/14 Basic C & C++
Saraswati Balika Shishu Mandir 10/01/14 Basic C & C++
Saraswati Shishu Mandir Vindhya Singrauli 07/01/14 Basic C &  C++
Name of Institution Date Topic of Spoken Tutorial Workshop
De Paul School, Vindhyanagar, Singrauli 08/01/14 Basic C & C++
Christ Jyoti Senior Secondary School 09/01/14 Basic C & C++
St Francis Convent School, Bhopal 13/12/13 Basic C & C++
Bal Bharti School, Bhopal 02/02/14 Basic C & C++