Recently he announced free software for college students in India , open source , which could help students develop things.
The softwares you can get are – Visual Studio 2008 & 2005, Windows Server 2003, Sql Server 2005, Expression Studio, Game Studio 2.0, Visual C++ 2005 and many others for free.
You can collect thes softwares from any of the aptech or NIIT centres but you need to take you college identity card with you. They will hand over the pack of DVDS to you.
If you have a high speed internet connection you can download it online at dreamsparkindia.com