- Recognizing Wikimedia User Groups is the responsibility of the Affiliations Committee;
- Wikipedians of Goa User Group has submitted an application for recognition, which has been reviewed by the Affiliations Committee;
- The scope of the group, which can be found on their meta page, is "To build content related to Goa, in all possible languages and in as many diverse Wikipedias as possible. To conduct Wikipedia-related trainings, including online, for newbies especially in Goa. To help build and sustain the Konkani Wikipedia"; and
- Application Review
- With regard to Wikipedians of Goa 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
- It is the opinion of the Affiliations Committee that the group meets the requirements for Wikimedia User Group status.
- Therefore be it resolved that Wikipedians of Goa User Group is recognized as a Wikimedia User Group for a one-year, renewable period, effective on 27 July 2019.
Per the Wikimedia user group approval process, this application has been approved on 27 July 2019 on behalf of the Affiliations Committee: