Ravishankar Shrivastava is a Hindi blogger from Ratlam, India. After working with State Electrical Distribution company for 20 years as an electrical equipment maintenance engineer he opted for voluntary retirement and presently works as freelance technical writer and technical translator. He has done pioneering work in bringing Linux OS in Hindi. He has translated hundreds of applications, installers etc, that includes complete KDE 3.2, Gnome 2.0, XFCE 4.0, Debian Installer, Open Office Help and PC BSD Installer to Hindi. His witty Hindi blog was adjudged the Best Hindi Blog in 2006 by Microsoft BhashaIndia. In July 2007 he was awarded with Microsoft Most Valuable Professional, in 2008 his Hindi team got FOSS.in award.