Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Name: Swapnil K. Hajare

Present Address:

Mangaldham Society,
Plot No 20
Nr Ekalavya Polytechnic
Kothrud, Pune-38

Phone No.: 99700 59662

Date of Birth: 10th June 1982

E-mail: dreamil@gmail.com

Education: Completed B.E.(Computers) from V.J.T.I. Mumbai In 2003 with first class

Skill set:

  1. Operating systems: GNU/Linux including Debian(3.0,4.0), Redhat (9 and FC1), Suse(9,10) etc., MSWindows

  2. Programming: C, C++ ,PHP,Shell-scripting,Javascript

  3. Databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, DB2

  4. Technologies: Unicode, OpenType Fonts, Localization, Internationalization, AJAX,Free/Opensource GIS


  1. worked as Assistant Technical Expert for Rural Campus of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) from Aug 2003 to Feb 2004. In my work, focus was rural IT applications to support activities of Rural Campus.

  2. worked as applications developer and Localization In-charge with The Indictrans Team (a non-profit group of developers. See www.indictrans.in) from Aug. 2003 to October 2004.

  3. worked as technical coordinator for janabhaaratii project (see www.janabhaaratii.org.in) at C-DAC Mumbai (formerly NCST) from Oct 2004 to April 2006

  4. worked as project manager at CNPL Mumbai (www.cnpl.co.in) from May 2006 to December 2006

  5. worked as GIS Consultant, PCMC-GISDA Project at Science & Technology Park, Pune from January 2007 to September 2007 on Municipal GIS system for Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (www.pcmcgisda.org.in)

  6. Formed IndicTrans Technologies along with 2 other partners in October 2007

  7. Working with Pratech since October 2007

  8. working as part time software developer for Collective Research Initiative Trust, Mumbai (www.crit.org.in ) on Community GIS project ( http://crit.org.in/projects/gis/ ) from August 2005.

Important Projects:

  • Urban GIS system based on free/opensource GIS softwares under GISDA project for Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (see http://pcmcgisda.org.in/gis/)

  • Voterlist search engine for Chief Election Officer, Maharashtra which was used in the Assembly Elections in 2004 for Mumbai and Thane (http://www.indictrans.in/demos/voterlist/)

  • Ration card digitization application for Food and Civil Supply Department, Maharashtra

  • Localization

    1. System Level

      • GNOME Marathi desktop

    1. applications

      • Yudit (text editor)

      • DrGeo (interactive geometry)

      • GRASS, QGIS, UMN MapServer (GIS)

      • Blender (3D animation)

      • spellchecking dictionaries for Hindi and Marathi (using aspell)

  • Customised Live CDs with Indian Language enabled (Localised) applications and GIS tools along with tutorials

      • gnubhaaratii (Indictrans Team)

      • janabhaaratii (C-DAC Mumbai)

      • janabhaaratii-GIS (with free/opensource GIS tools/interfaces)


  • IT in Rural Applications.

  • GIS (Geographical Information System)

Other activities:

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