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Marathi Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at Muktangan Naw Vichar Prerana Kendra,Satara

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Voluntary organisation, Dalit Mahila Vikas Mandal is eager to implement innovative projects for the students and field activists. It has decided to integrate Wikimedia Projects and training modules for capacity building of students and movement volunteers. To get the overall introduction of Wikimedia Projects and basic skills, this workshop was organised for faculty and selected students.
The goal of Wikipedia Workshop was to build resources on Marathi Wikipedia and equip its participants with the process of contributing to Wikipedia, and to introduce it as a concept to them. Another focus of the workshop will be on integrating academic assignments with Wikimedia Projects.


  1. To introduce Wikipedia as an encyclopedia for research and a concept to new editors.
  2. To Promote Marathi Wikipedia Community & promote the use of regional languages in Wikipedia.
  3. To have an open interaction within the editors, existing as well as new.
  4. To spread the awareness of Wikipedia as a powerful tool.


Expert Trainer[edit]

  • Subodh Kulkarni, Program Associate - CIS-A2K


  • Omkar Tapase


Date : 4th August 2017
Time : 10AM to 1PM
Place : Satara,Maharashtra,India
Venue : Muktangan Naw Vichar Prerana Kendra,Satara
Participants : 15


The workshop was aimed at introduction to Wikimedia Projects and creating/editing Wikipedia articles. Extensive discussion on integrating academic assignments with Wikimedia Projects was conducted to develop the theme and basic concepts. Participants were completely unaware about Marathi Wikipedia and editing. They were trained in basic editing skills and search for the concerned articles, categorisation and translation from other language wikipedias.


  1. सागर तेजस्विनी
  2. पुजा कुंभार
  3. विद्या राखोंडे
  4. Dipenti
  5. अॅड. अर्चना काटकर
  6. ‎राज भिंगारदेवे
  7. ‎गजानन सदाशिव इनामदार
  9. Vipul Mhatre
  10. अॅड. सुचित्रा घोगरे-काटकर
  11. ‎सचिन मदने
  12. सना पटेल
  13. Onkar Tapase

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