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Santhosh Thottingal has been honoured with President's Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman for 2019. The Presidential awards substantial contributions to classical languages including Malayalam. Dr. R. Rajeev of ICFOSS was also honoured with the same.
Santhosh is one of the most active contributors of Swathanthra Malayalam Computing. He has designed and released several algorithms and tools that serve computing needs in many Indian languages including Malayalam. He heads the maintenance of a dozen or so of the popular Malayalam fonts.
Popular SMC fonts - Manjari, Gayathri and Chilanka are now available on Google Fonts. Google Fonts is a font directory that enables the use of fonts in websites, Google Drive and Android Apps.
SMC, along with several International civil society organizations signed in #KeepItOn - Joint open letter by AccessNow to call on the Government of India to keep Internet open and secure in Jammu and Kashmir.
Latest KDE Apps - 19.08 released with Malayalam localizations. SMC volunteers including Subin Siby, Athul Raj, Neenu Chacko, Sreeram Venkitesh, Anoop MS, Kiran Johns, Abraham Raji, Mujeeb Rahman K, Aditya R. Pai, Lakshmi Sunil, Athira K and Anish Sheela contributed to make it happen.