On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 4:18 PM, Subhashish Panigrahi
> @Arjuna & Tinu,
> How about adding these things in the discussion in this Sunday meetup?
> Most points were pretty old/communicated already.
So I am not sure about value addition of this as agenda.
> On 7 July 2011 16:07, Gautam John <gau...@prathambooks.org> wrote:
>> Dear Wikimedia India Community,
>> Last month, the Chapter has taken several steps to engage with the
>> community towards building the Chapter further. Here are the highlights.
>> 1. Membership drive to enroll members who will be able to both stand
>> for elections and vote in the elections to the Executive Committee of the
>> Chapter was completed on 23 Jun 2011. The membership stands at 64 as of
>> 23-June-2011. We thank the community for having shown keen interest in
>> getting membership in the Chapter.
>> 2. A mailing list exclusively for members (
>> wmin-memb...@googlegroups.com) is now operational. We encourage
>> members to start using the mailing list for discussing topics of
>> interest to members.
>> 3. A wiki for members (http://members.wikimedia.in with 36 accounts as
>> of 4 Jul 2011) is now operational. We request all members to intimate
>> chapter their user-ids on Community wiki, to enable access for them on
>> Members Wiki. Members can seamlessly access community wiki and Members
>> with single login. We look forward to building an active members wiki,
>> can help in shaping the Chapter's plans.
>> 4. Chapter decided to partner with the Mumbai and Pune
>> Wiki-Communities to co-host the WikiConference
>> India<http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiConference_India_2011> for
>> this year.
>> 5. Applied for a boot strap
>> grant<http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants_talk:WM_IN/Bootstrap_Grant> from
>> the Wikimedia Foundation.
>> 6. AGM is planned for 24th September, 2011 in Bangalore.
>> We thank the community on the support extended to the Chapter so far. We
>> would like to thank Arnav Chaudhary specifically for offering to set-up a
>> platform for membership sign-ups and
>> management<http://wiki.wikimedia.in/SW_for_Membership_management> and
>> building a test site and several others from members and community in
>> testing the prototype. We look forward to the community and members to
>> volunteer for other projects <http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Projects:2011-12> as
>> well and also support the chapter through
>> as getting the funds from Foundation could take 3-4 months.
>> Over the next few weeks, we will work towards forming city/language
>> members only), defining the process for nominations and conduct of elections
>> for vacancies in EC as well as making progress on
>> You can still register to be a member of the Chapter by using the [Individual
>> along with either Cheque/DD payable at par at Bangalore or via online
>> transfer. Please do send us the physical copy of the form, duly signed, to
>> the Bangalore address of the Chapter.
>> Look forward to your continued support
>> Thank you.
>> Gautam on behalf of the Wikimedia Chapter.
>> (PS: Please do cross-post this as necessary)
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