About Oman Summer of Code
It is a national youth program in the field of IT, adopted by ITA, targets Omani youth application developers to give them an opportunity to work on various projects using Free and Open Source software to develop applications functional in different work environments over a 3 months period. In addition to gaining exposure to real-world software development scenarios, participants walk through intensive training and orientation program in FOSS and entrepreneurship while implementing the assigned projects to them as well as getting financial incentives and rewards. ITA coordinated with various government and private organizations to identify list of suggested projects which participants can work on and mentoring organizations benefit from.
Participants can choose to work on an idea or a project from the below categories:
1- Enrich E-Government Services.
2- Enrich Civil Society E-services.
3- Enrich E-services on national future domains: logistics, tourism, fisheries & agriculture, mining & industries.