Centre for Internet & Society

National Consultation on OER for Higher Education

by Prasad Krishna

Anubha Sinha attended the National Consultative Meet on OER Policy for Higher Education in India held at New Delhi on March 3, 2017. The event was organized by CEMCA (Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia).

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Sambad 100 Women Edit-a-thon

by Ting Yi Chang and Sailesh Patnaik

A two-day 100 Women Edit-a-thon was held on March 18 and 19, 2017 in collaboration with Odisha’s biggest newspaper publisher Sambad. The event was inspired by BBC’s 100 Women series and edit-a-thons with the same name in December 2016. More than 20 female journalists participated and registered as new Odia Wikipedians. The event served as a highlight of the Women’s History Month in Indian language Wikipedias as well as in the global movement.

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Marathi Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Environment Management

by Subodh Kulkarni

A Wikipedia edit-a-thon was organized by CSIBER College and the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) in Kolhapur on March 30, 2017. Subodh Kulkarni was a trainer. The edit-a-thon was attended by 32 students.

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Women's Day Edit-a-thon at Jeewan Jyoti Women's Empowerment Centre, Pune

by Subodh Kulkarni

Sterlite Tech Foundation and Jnana Prabodhini joined hands with the Centre for Internet & Society's Access to Knowledge team to hold a Wikipedia edit-a-thon at Jeewan Jyoti Women's Empowerment Centre, Ambawane in Pune on March 10, 2017. Subodh Kulkarni was one of the trainers. The edit-a-thon was attended by 28 students.

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Women's Day Edit-a-thon at Jnana Prabodhini

by Subodh Kulkarni

A Marathi Wikipedia Women's Day edit-a-thon was conducted in collaboration with Jnana Prabodhini to commemorate the celebration of International Women's Day.

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Free and Open Source Software and Standards for Public Health Information Systems in India: “Making them Work” by Bridging the Policy Practice Gap

by Prasad Krishna

Anubha Sinha spoke at the ORF Health Policy Workshop on the panel: The policy landscape in India with respect FOSS software and standards in the public sector more generally. The event was organized by Observer Research Foundation in New Delhi on February 27 and 28, 2017 in New Delhi.

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Orientation & Training session for Environmental Activists in Satara on 13th February 2017

by Subodh Kulkarni

A Marathi Wikipedia Orientation & Training session for Environmental Activists was held in Satara on 13 February, 2017

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Bargarh Manuscript Digitisation Project

by Sailesh Patnaik

The digitisation of temple manuscripts at the Dadhivamana Temple, Bargarh in Western Odisha followed by a workshop for the students of Imperial College took place between 11- 12 February, 2017.

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