The FOSSEE project undertaken by IIT Bombay is funded by Ministry of Human Resource Development (Govt. of India) under National Mission on Education through ICT. The essence of Human Resource Development is education, which plays a significant and remedial role in balancing the socio-economic fabric of the Country. Since citizens of India are its most valuable resource, our billion-strong nation needs the nurture and care in the form of basic education to achieve a better quality of life.
Annual SciPy India conference is organized by the team members of FOSSEE project. FOSSEE project is part of the National Mission on Education through ICT with the thrust area being "Adaptation and deployment of open source simulation packages equivalent to proprietary software, funded by MHRD, based at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB).