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On 21st February, International day for mother languages, we released Gayathri, a brand new Malayalam Unicode font.
The typeface is tested on almost all available devices ranging from mobile phones to e-book readers. The font performs well with titles, digital displays, 3D printing and general purposes prints.
With the coordination from Santhosh Thottingal and open type engineering by Kavya Manohar, Binoy Dominic designed the typeface. It took one year to complete the design process.
Gayathri is available in regular, thin and bold variants. Font source, released under SIL open font license is published in font repository. We welcome feature requests, merge requests and raising issues with the font .
Malayalam-Fonts-WebExtension, a browser extension, maintained by Jishnu Mohan, got updated with our latest font Gayathri. The extension is available for Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Further details and installation instructions are available at source repo.
SMC member, OSM Community volunteer and asst. secretary of Koorachund Grama Panchayath, Mr. Jaisen Nedumpala is honored by local self governance department of Kerala. The recognition was for his exceptional contributions in the field of Local governance, including the two mapping parties held at Koorachund.
The program is conducted by Sanskrit Literature department and Santhosh Thottingal, member of SMC was a key speaker.
Facebook Developer Circle of Kochi conducted their monthly meetup at Maker Village, Kalamassery. Gitlab engineer and SMC member, Balasankar C. was a speaker in the event.