Grants:TPS/Wikitanvir/WikiConference India 2011

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Information

This had been a submission to the Wikimedia Participation Support process, but was funded and subsequently cancelled (not denied). Please provide a report describing why this request was cancelled.

User name
Wikitanvir
Event name
WikiConference India 2011
Event Web site
WikiConference India 2011
Event date(s)
November 18 - November 20, 2011
Amount requested (remember to specify currency!)
USD 550
Endorsements

Budget breakdown[edit]

  • Travel: USD 350[1]
  • Accommodation: USD 120[2]
  • Others: USD 80[3]

Proposed Participation[edit]

I am an active Wikimedian. Actively working several Wikimedia projects, including few Indic language Wikimedia projects (i.e. Bengali Wikipedia, and Wiktionary). I did not submit a presentation of my own but being an experienced Bengali Wikipedia contributor and off-line wiki campaigner (as a member of Wikimedia Bangladesh) I can work on two Bengali Wikipedia related sessions (1 and 2), as well as I can introduce Bengali Wikipedia in State of Indic Wikiprojects session.

Goal and Expected Impact[edit]

With presentation, I will try to introduce Bengali Wikipedia as better I can. As well as I will note the reasons which seems as obstacles to this project and also for other Bengali language projects. I am a founding member of newly established chapter Wikimedia Bangladesh, therefore I would like to meet people from other countries and chapters to gather experience on how they organize Wikimedia events and promote Wikimedia in their regions. That will help us to have an idea about arranging Wikimedia events in Bangladesh.

Notes[edit]

  1. Round-trip economy class ticket from the Dhaka to Mumbai and back
  2. Accommodation will be organized by WCI organizers as per their policy about scholarship holders
  3. Visa and registration fees, and other incidentals