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The goal of this project is to develop the content on Wikipedia about the history of Mysore city.
- Photowalk across Mysore city at historicaly important places taking photos of heritage buildings, uploading on commons.
- Focussed editathons in 3 different parts of the Mysore. 150 articles on Kannada wikipedia.
- Spread news about Kannada Wikipedia across print and electronic media.
- Project page on Kannada Wikipedia.
- Kannada Wikipedia
Fit with strategy
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- Increasing quality theme based content.
- Increasing participation-more number of existing and new editors expected to participate in edit-athon.
Measures of success
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- At least 30 editors participating these events.
- At least 30 good quality articles on Kannada Wikipedia.
Resources and risks
- Active Wikipedians present in Mysore.
- Mysore University with good collection of books.
- Lack of experience in conducting such workshops.
Please provide a detailed breakdown of project expenses according to the instructions here. See Budget Guidelines. Grantees are subject to line-item scrutiny of expenses. Changes to the approved budget beyond 10% in any category must be approved in advance.
Project budget table
|Number||Category||Item description||Unit||Number of units||Cost per unit||Total cost INR||Total cost USD||Notes|
|2||Pre event||Food||3 Places,1000 in each place||4||2000||24000||$387.09|
|3||Event day||Transportation||per person||varies||varies||5,000||$80.645|
|4||Event day||Food||per person||30||1600||50000||$806.45|
|5||Event day||Miscellaneous costs||-||-||-||3000||$50|
Total cost of project
INR 1,02,000 / 1645.161 USD
Total amount requested
Total amount requested from the Project and Event Grants Program.
INR 1,02,000 / 1645.161 USD
Additional sources of revenue
Additional sources of revenue, other than the Project and Event Grants Program, that may fund part of this project, and amounts funded.
- Facility given by the universities.
See a description of non financial assistance available. Please inform the Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) of any requirements for non-financial assistance now.
- Supply of Wikipedia branding souvenirs like stickers etc.,
- A blog post in Wikimedia blog regarding editathons conducted.
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