Ravishankar Shrivastava is former technocrat, freelance technical writer and Technical Translator. He has done mammoth pioneer work in bringing Linux Operating System in Hindi. He had translated hundreds of Applications, Installers etc., that includes complete KDE 3.2, Gnome 2.0, XFCE 4.0, Debian Installer, OpenOffice Help, PC BSD Installer etc., in Hindi. His witty Hindi Blog : Raviratlami ka Hindi Blog had been awarded as Best Hindi Blog 2006 by Microsoft BhashaIndia. He had been awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for 2007,08,09. In Aug. 2007 He was awarded with Abhivyakti-Hindi-org Technology Writer Award. In Feb. 2008 he was awarded with Chattisgarh-gaurav and for KDE 3.5 Hindi project, his Hindi Team wins prestigious FOSS.IN award - sponsored by NRCFOSS. He had done pioneer work on Chattisgarhi Linux Operating system (KDE 4.2 Chhattisgarhi Localization).