27 July 2011. The Hon. Minister for IT of the Government of Kerala, Shri P.K.Kunhalikutty, formally launched the 10th Anniversary celebrations of FOSS in India by releasing the anniversary poster this evening at the Secretariat, Trivandrum, by handing it over to Shri Satish Babu, Director, ICFOSS. The Tenth Anniversary celebrations of FOSS in India are scheduled to take place during July-December 2011 and will be marked by a series of FOSS-centric programmes in Kerala and outside. The Anniversary commemorates the Freedom First! Conference that took place in Thiruvananthapuram in July 2001 where the Free Software discourse was first introduced in India. The Celebrations will culminate with the Third "Free Software, Free Society" Conference in December 2011.