WikiConference India 2011/Submissions/outreach to different communities and stages of life

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02:26, 25 August 2011 (UTC)
Title of the submission

<outreach to the massses and al stages of life >

Type of submission (workshop, tutorial, or presentation)

< A presentation as well as a Q&A section>

Author of the submission

<sai krishna katta>

E-mail address or username (if username, please confirm email address in Special:Preferences)


State of your origin (Country, if you are not based in India)

<Andhra Pradesh>

Affiliation, if any (organization, company etc.)
Personal homepage or blog
Abstract (maximum 500 words)

<Wikipedia is a fabulous and vast platform for students and people to learn things about a variety of issues ranging from their daily day to day problems to international level conferences and issues . but the web based approach of Wikipedia has not been seemingly successful in reaching all the different levels of people in India . India itself is a vast diversity of communities , religions ,beliefs and practices . The best example for this can be given by the reaction of a average Indian individual of the semi urban areas when asked about Wikipedia . The traditional practices followed in India are one of the prime reasons of this drawback . people in any semi urban or rural area would prefer reading the newspaper in the morning about yesterday's issues than watch television about today's issues . this can be changed with a few minute practices which will be very beneficial as well as productive for the company .this is an abstract about my thesis and i would be very delighted to present it at the wiki-conference as there are many more issues which i would like to put up and discuss. >

Track (Community/Knowledge/Outreach/Technology)


Will you attend Wikiconference if your submission is not accepted?

<yes i would attend it even if my submission was not accepted and i would like to know further about the scholarship as well because i am not aware of it right now . the driving force of the conference is learning and i would enjoy the sight of experts providing information on various topics of various genres .>

Slides or further information (optional)