Centre for Internet & Society

The Access to Knowledge team from the Centre for Internet and Society and the Odia Wikipedia community held a meetup in Bhubaneswar on March 17, 2013. Vishnu Vardhan and Subhashish Panigrahi participated in this meet-up.

The aim of this meetup was to discuss the current state of Odia Wikipedia and understand the community building strategies for this year. Wikipedians shared their motivation and experience for editing Wikipedia. Challenges, plans and new project ideas were discussed. A new project on articles about the Villages, Pachayats, Blocks of Odisha was decided to be rolled as a key project by the community. This would be useful to generate large volume of useful content on places of Odisha and involve new wikipedians from various places to contribute to articles of the their places.

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