Kerala IT Policy 2017 (Draft)

Department of Electronics & Information Technology

Govt. of Kerala

2.3.5. Development of Local Services

The emergence of new service models of aggregation shall affect workers adversely in some of the sectors like transportation and hospitality. IT is acting as a tool of large-scale aggregation and local business need to take advantage of technology by creating local services, preferably in cooperative model. The state shall promote the creation of such services using free software in the interest of labour and society.

The state and local bodies can device community- based alternatives like resource pooling hyper local platforms.

Libraries and Free knowledge Free software and Technological Progress