Affiliations Committee/Resolutions/Recognition Odia Wikimedians User Group

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  1. Recognizing Wikimedia User Groups is the responsibility of the Affiliations Committee;
  2. Odia Wikimedians User Group has submitted an application for recognition, which has been reviewed by the Affiliations Committee;
  3. The scope of the group, which can be found on their meta page, is to bringing together all those contributors that contribute to the three current Odia-language Wikimedia projects but not limited to—Odia Wikipedia, Odia Wikisource and Odia Wiktionary, existing Incubator projects in Odia, other Wikimedia projects that are related to the Odia Wikimedia projects like Wikidata, Wikimedia Commons and Mediawiki, and also to Wikimedia projects on topics related to Odia language, the Odia people, the Indian state of Odisha.

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Application Review
With regard to Odia Wikimedians User Group's application for user group status and criteria:
  • At least 3 active Wikimedia editors: CRITERION MET
  • Focus advances Wikimedia: CRITERION MET
  • Mission aligned with Wikimedia Foundation: CRITERION MET
  • Compliance with naming guidelines and trademark policy: CRITERION MET
  • Information about group published on a Wikimedia wiki: CRITERION MET
  • Plans for activities or efforts to advance Wikimedia projects: CRITERION MET
  • Allows new members: CRITERION MET
  • Two designated contacts for Wikimedia Foundation: CRITERION MET
Based on this review I would like to approve Odia Wikimedians User Group’s application and grant them user group status for one year. If there are no concerns or objections, I will move forward with this action Monday, June 5, 2017, after a 72 hour window for AffCom members to raise potential concerns or objections.
It is the opinion of the Affiliations Committee that the group meets the requirements for Wikimedia User Group status.
Therefore be it resolved that Odia Wikimedians User Group is recognized as a Wikimedia User Group for a one-year, renewable period, effective on June 28, 2017.


Liaison's Signature[edit]

Per the Wikimedia user group approval process, this application has been approved on June 28, 2017 on behalf of the Affiliations Committee:

  1. --EGalvez (WMF) (talk) 21:04, 5 July 2017 (UTC)[reply]