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CIS-A2K/Events/Wikipedia workshop 24 August 2013

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The CIS-A2K Programme organized an Indian Language Wikipedia Training workshop at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad campus on 24, August 2013.

Time and Venue[edit]

10:00 - 4:30 pm, 24 August 2013 (Saturday)
Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Rajendernagar, Hyderabad, India.


Syed Muzammiluddin Programme Officer, CIS-A2K Programme.

Interested participants[edit]

  1. User:Medha.r123
  2. User:PrashantiC
  3. User:anshu singh tiss
  4. User:Vanapalli Apurv
  5. User:pranjalisk
  6. User:monikadash
  7. User:rugminidevi
  8. User:rajanandraj
  9. User:Yerrasneha
  10. User:pranuthivedulla
  11. User:fathimaray
  12. User:indupoornimasv
  13. User:manomi16
  14. User:shreya_tiss
  15. User:HASEEB P P
  16. User:parasratna.tiss2013
  17. User:Karthik Roy
  18. User:firefly78

Note: These users names are entered by the trainer.


This workshop was organized as part of the CIS-A2K MoU with TISS. This is also part of the Indian Language Mela being organized by Centre for Indian Languages in Higher Education, TISS.

The workshop was meant as an interactive session for the students for diverse linguistic backgrounds of the Tata Institute of Social SciencesTata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad. It had two sessions:

  1. Introductory Session: Here the participants were introduced Wikipedia and its unique nature as an editable online encyclopedia.
  2. Hands-on Session: Here the participants had a hands on practice about:
  • Editing features of Wikipedia.
  • Wikimedia syntax.
  • Quality articles.
  • New article creation.
  • Wikipedia's transliteration tools for Indian languages.

A total of 18 participants came over for the weekend workshop. Seven participants had Malayalam as their native language. Five people had Telugu as their mother tongue. Four participants were Maharashtrians, and the remaining two were Kannadigas.


TISS Wikipedia Workshop Participants with the trainer