Supporting Indian Language Wikipedias Program/Support/Laptops

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List of recipients for Laptops under the Supporting Indian Language Wikipedias program are listed below.

Selection process[edit]

  • A total of 271 applications were received requesting a laptop, internet stipend or both.
  • All applications (including drafts) with 100+ global edits and at least one endorsement were considered eligible to be reviewed.
  • The selection principle was to look at Activity (edits) followed by Trust (endorsements) and decide based on one's Need for the support. This meant that people who had no (contributing from a mobile) or only limited access (contributing from office) to a system were given priority over others who needed an additional/better laptop for various needs. Therefore, please do not consider this as a judgment on how good a contributor you are if your application was not selected. It simply means someone else needed it more than you and we had only limited number of laptops. Whenever required, we also reached out to community members to confirm the need to make sure that users who could not provide all details through the application were not disadvantaged.
  • 2 laptops were reserved for each language community and the remaining laptops were allotted under an open pool.
  • Applicant's need was assessed only in comparison with others applying from the same language community to set fair benchmarks.
  • Some applicants who had a need for an advanced laptop (example: to run a software) were not selected because the available laptops (basic Chromebooks) are not suitable to fulfill their needs.
  • Selection was done by a community review team comprising of User:Yohannvt, User:Manavpreet Kaur, and User:Dsvyas. Special thanks to User:Viswaprabha for the technical support offered to collect information from the submitted applications.


  • 50 Wikimedians will receive laptops. 45 among them have 1000+ edits.
  • They belong to 16 different Indian language Wikipedia communities.
  • 11 among them are females (22% of recipients).


A basic model Chromebook will be given as one-time support. The recipients can keep them forever without returning it to CIS-A2K or fellow community members. This support is offered assuming good faith in order to empower each recipient's contribution to the best of his/her ability. We encourage fellow community members to welcome them as usual.

Each recipient will be contacted through their talk pages and contact email address given on the application form. We plan to disperse the laptops before the end of March 2018. Please contact tito at or tanveer at if you need clarification or leave a message in the talk page.

Laptop recipients[edit]

Number User name Application link Language community Confirmation of receipt
(please sign using ~~~~ once you receive it.)
1 Angpradesh Open Angika Angpradesh (talk) 02:56, 5 April 2018 (UTC)[reply]
2 Mouryan Open Bengali Mouryan (talk) 06:56, 14 May 2018 (UTC)[reply]
3 IM3847 Open English IM3847 (talk) 06:29, 3 April 2018 (UTC)[reply]
4 acagastya Open English Wikinews acagastya 11:18, 5 April 2018 (UTC)[reply]
5 Nizil Shah Open English/Gujarati Nizil Shah (talk) 13:43, 28 March 2018 (UTC)[reply]
6 Gazal world Open Gujarati/English Gazal world (talk) 06:46, 29 March 2018 (UTC)[reply]
7 Shypoetess Open Hindi Shypoetess (talk) 16:04, 16 June 2018 (UTC)[reply]
8 Innocentbunny Open Hindi  Innocentbunny    TALK  17:18, 30 March 2018 (UTC)[reply]
9 आशीष भटनागर Open Hindi --Ashish Bhatnagartalk 00:23, 25 April 2018 (UTC)[reply]
10 J ansari Open Hindi --J. Ansari Talk 09:25, 3 April 2018 (UTC)[reply]
11 आर्यावर्त Open Hindi आर्यावर्त (talk) 08:35, 2 April 2018 (UTC)[reply]
12 Nilesh shukla Open Hindi Nilesh shukla (talk) 05:03, 3 April 2018 (UTC)nilesh shukla[reply]
13 Sangappadyamani Open Kannada Sangappadyamani (talk) 17:51, 30 March 2018 (UTC)[reply]
14 Dhanalakshmi .K. T Open Kannada Dhanalakshmi .K. T (talk)23:53, 30 March 2018 (UTC)[reply]
15 Anoosha k Open Kannada
16 Jameela P. Open Malayalam
17 Ramjchandran Open Malayalam
18 Sai K shanmugam Open Malayalam Sai K shanmugam (talk) 07:54, 31 March 2018 (UTC)[reply]
19 Ovmanjusha Open Malayalam Ovmanjusha (talk) 15:34, 31 March 2018 (UTC)[reply]
20 Arjunkmohan Open Malayalam Arjunkmohan (talk) 17:22, 7 April 2018 (UTC)[reply]
21 Sugeesh Open Malayalam
22 Erfanebrahimsait Open Malayalam Erfan Ebrahim Sait (talk)-- 15:16, 3 April 2018 (UTC)[reply]
23 Akhiljaxxn Open Malayalam Akhiljaxxn (talk) 13:44, 3 April 2018 (UTC)[reply]
24 Arunsunilkollam Open Malayalam Arunsunilkollam (talk) 07:34, 29 March 2018 (UTC)[reply]
25 Sidheeq Open Malayalam Sidheeq (talk) 10:58, 28 March 2018 (UTC)[reply]
26 Jinoytommanjaly Open Malayalam Jinoytommanjaly (talk) 14:47, 28 March 2018 (UTC)[reply]
27 आर्या जोशी Open Marathi आर्या जोशी (talk) 02:28, 9 July 2018 (UTC)[reply]
28 Pooja Jadhav Open Marathi Pooja Jadhav (talk) 04:26, 31 March 2018 (UTC)[reply]
29 Rajendra prabhune Open Marathi Rajendra prabhune (talk) 05:20, 31 March 2018 (UTC)[reply]
30 Chinmayee Mishra Open Odia Chinmayee Mishra (talk) 12:51, 31 March 2018 (UTC)[reply]
31 Abha S Pradhan Open Odia Abha Pradhan (talk) |Contribs) 11:53, 31 March 2018 (UTC)[reply]
32 Ansumang Open Odia ɑηsuмaη«Talk» 07:17, 31 March 2018 (UTC)[reply]
33 Ssgapu22 Open Odia Sangaram Keshari Senapati (talk) 13:16, 31 March 2018 (UTC)[reply]
34 Subas Chandra Rout Open Odia Subas Chandra Rout (talk) 11:13, 2 April 2018 (UTC)[reply]
35 Wikilover90 Open Punjabi
36 Satpal Dandiwal Open Punjabi Satpal Dandiwal (talk) |Contribs) 16:02, 4 April 2018 (UTC)[reply]
37 Charan Gill Open Punjabi Charan Gill (talk) 06:27, 9 April 2018 (UTC)[reply]
38 Jagmit Singh Brar open Punjabi Jagmit Singh (talk) 16:08, 4 April 2018 (UTC)[reply]
39 NehalDaveND Open Sanskrit NehalDaveND (talk) 10:42, 28 March 2018 (UTC)[reply]
40 Ramjit Tudu Open Santali Ramjit Tudu (talk) 05:33, 5 April 2018 (UTC)[reply]
41 Fagu Baskey Open Santali Fagu Baskey (talk) 08:17, 5 April 2018 (UTC)[reply]
42 Thamizhpparithi Maari Open Tamil Thamizhpparithi Maari (talk) 08:28, 12 April 2018 (UTC)[reply]
43 கி.மூர்த்தி Open Tamil
44 TNSE Mahalingam VNR Open Tamil
45 Arulghsr Open Tamil --Arulghsr (talk) 08:09, 30 March 2018 (UTC)[reply]
46 Meena gayathri.s Open Telugu
47 విశ్వనాధ్.బి.కె. Open Telugu
48 Kishorekumarrai Draft Tulu
49 Hindustanilanguage Open Urdu/Hindi Muzammil (talk) 04:59, 31 March 2018 (UTC)[reply]
50 Ahmed Nisar Open Urdu/Telugu/Hindi/English Ahmed Nisar (talk) 18:58, 30 March 2018 (UTC)[reply]