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April & May 2019
Volume 4
Punjabi Wikimedians Meetup, Faridkot

On April 28, CIS-A2K organised a Punjabi community meet-up in Faridkot, Punjab. The main focus of this meetup was to have interaction with new Wikimedians. There were discussions about Punjabi language keyboards. User:Satgill13, User:Sondspirit & User:Gurpreet Gholia were interested to contribute as translator on Wikisource read more...

Wikipedia assignments workshop at Solapur University

Department of Mass Communication gathered students for Marathi Day and Independence Struggle edit-a-thons, which was conducted by Marathi Wiki community. After this experience of Wikimedia projects, the faculty decided to give assignments on the theme - Newspapers & notable editors in pre-independence era. The students explored offline & online references for the content. They first prepared the articles in Word document, which were verified by faculty and A2K representative.read more...

Wikisource Workshop at Vigyan Ashram
CIS-A2K organised this Wikisource workshop in collaboration with Vigyan Ashram, Pabal on 25-26 May 2019. Total 12 participants attended sessions during these two days of workshop. The basic skills in digitisation, uploading on Commons and Wikisource process were imparted as a part of this workshopread more...
Train the Trainer Program - 2019

Train the trainer 2019 is the sixth iteration of Train the trainer program and was conducted at Visakhapatnam. CIS-A2K organized this event in collaboration with VVIT WikiConnect. The event happened on 31 May, 1-2 June 2019. CIS-A2K believes that in every experienced Wikimedian, there is a trainer. Trainers are like candles who can light up many other candles, they can inspire many other Wikimedians. Thix workshop attempts to groom such trainers.read more...

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