Sure Hisham,

Can you please ask all those who are involved in this project to keep {{User
WikiProject India Education
Program<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:User_WikiProject_India_Education_Program>}}
in there user page ?

I have passed this message to few via following template.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:India_Education_Program/Invite


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On 22 August 2011 09:14, Hisham Mundol <hmun...@wikimedia.org> wrote:

> Thanks for the kind words, Naveen!  I agree fully (though I may be slightly
> biased!  :-))  ...Don't forget the superstar Campus Ambassadors!!!  Details
> at WP:INDIAEDU!  Send them some WikiLove as well!
>
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> On Aug 21, 2011, at 7:36 PM, Naveen Francis wrote:
>
> There are many star students and star teachers from India Education
> Programme.
> Just loves how the program is turning out.
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> On 21 August 2011 17:44, Hari Prasad Nadig <hpna...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Sat, Aug 20, 2011 at 11:16 PM, Pradeep Mohandas <
>> pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> [..snip..]
>>
>>
>>> 5. After the round of introductions, Hisham Mundol from the
>>> Wikimedia Foundation India office provided an update.
>>> 5. a. He said that two members were added to office staff - Nitika Tandon
>>> and Shiju Alex. Nitika would be working with the Pune Education Program.
>>> Shiju will join them in the end of October.
>>> 5. b. He said that the Educations Program was successful. They expected
>>> 250 students but have now got about 1000 students. They are working on how
>>> to manage this larger than expected outcome. One of the things they are
>>> considering is having more Campus Ambassadors in Pune.
>>>
>> 5. c. *The office is also (hopefully) to be registered as a public trust
>>> soon*.Various options were considered before they reached this decision.
>>> They are also looking for premises in the National Capital Region.
>>>
>>
>> (emphasis mine)
>>
>> This is big news!
>>
>> Thanks for the update, Pradeep.
>>
>>
>>> 5. d.  Hisham introduced Nitika Tandon to the members present.
>>> 6. Nitika provided an update on the India Education Programme.
>>> 6. a. She said that she had recently taken up her work at posting in
>>> Pune.
>>> 6. b. She has also been talking to 2-3 colleges in Pune but they have
>>> been taking it slow since they have to manage the current student count.
>>> 7. Hisham suggested that one of the star students is user:basic.atari (
>>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Basic.atari) who has been great
>>> and requested Mumbai community members to send him some wikilove. (How? -
>>> Once you log in, click on the heart in the top right of the user page to
>>> whom you want to send wikilove and be led through some steps to send people
>>> wikilove)
>>> 8. Achal gave a small talk on Oral Citations project. We were (Again) not
>>> able to show the video.
>>> 8. a. Achal said that the Wikipedia before ~2004 did not have citations
>>> and they grew as the Wikipedia project grew over the years.
>>> 8. b. He said citations currently was currently done from the
>>> publications industry which has stronger and wider presence in European and
>>> North American countries.
>>> 8. c. This combined with the limitations on what are rules on what could
>>> get cited, could be one of the reasons for decrease in the growth of new
>>> editors on Wikipedia.
>>> 8. d. The limitation on citation and deletion of articles without good
>>> citations turned off new Wikipedia users and also took away some of the
>>> revolutionary ideas around which Wikipedia was born. Other form of citations
>>> were thus to be considered.
>>> 8. e. Wikipedians in India and South Africa worked on the Oral Citations
>>> project - http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Research:Oral_Citations
>>> 9. The meeting was concluded at 6 pm.
>>>
>>> --
>>> Pradeep Mohandas
>>> How Pradeep uses email - http://goo.gl/6v1I9
>>>
>>
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