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 May 2021 
 Volume 05 

Stay safe, stay connected


Stay safe, stay connected (2021) is a lightweight interaction zone created for Wikimedians in India. CIS-A2K has powered the event by providing logistical and coordination support. This effort from the Wikimedians is to ensure community solidarity and provide a platform for Indic Wikimedians to discuss. These discussions are not directly related to editing Wikimedia projects but, they help every community and community members to develop and understand others. As of May 30th, one session was conducted and some of them are planned in the upcoming days. read more...

Internet support for Wikimedians in India


Internet Support for Wikimedians is an initiative by CIS-A2K & WMF to help the Indic Wikimedians who have been proactively contributing to Wikimedia projects and have given their valuable time towards the growth of the movement/Wikimedia projects in India. This support is a part of project tiger 3.0, where support will be offered for the Wikimedians to those who meet the criteria. By considering the current situation we will not be conducting any follow-up edit-a-thons for the time being read more...

Wikimedia Internship


Internship Programme 2021 is a one-month long programme designed for college students with the help of Tamil community members. During these sessions, the experienced Wikimedians will be teaching and monitoring the students. Students from 4 different colleges from Tamil Nadu have shown interest and taking part actively in the sessions. At the end of the day, students will be assigned task and evaluated against the quality of the work read more...

Intensive Personalized Training (Wikisource)


CIS-A2K conducted two Intensive personalised training on Wikisource. These sessions were conducted based on the request received from the community members, this session help to clear the doubts and learn advanced techniques with the help of the specialised trainer read more..

Online Meeting with Punjabi Wikimedians


CIS-A2K conducted an online meeting with the Punjabi Wikimedians. In this meeting, a total of 7 Wikimedians joined. The main focus of this meeting was to discuss Audiobooks project, Stay safe stay connected event, Wikisource+Wikidata Integration & Relicensing of Punjabi books read more...

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