Good work subhashish, Have you thought about organising article writing/participation contests?. It is a good way to attract new participants.
regards Bala On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 2:43 PM, Gautam John <gau...@prathambooks.org>wrote: > Thank you, Subhashish, for the report. > > Really great to see the growth of a Wikipedia once the community > becomes active. > > Best, > > Gautam > ________ > http://blog.prathambooks.org/p/social-media.html > > > > > On 29 August 2011 14:41, Subhashish Panigrahi <psubhash...@gmail.com> > wrote: > > Hi folks, > > > > Good morning from Odia Wiki Community. > > > > Yesterday we had a small meetup to celebrate the "1500 articles > Celebration" > > attended by 6 old and 1 new Wikipedians. > > > > Agenda: > > Current status: The substantial growth and the initiatives taken to > improve > > the status of Odia Wikipedia was discussed. Odia Wikipedia was dormant > for > > almost 8 years which just started reviving itself in the beginning of > this > > year and made a leap of almost 1000 well written articles in this short > span > > with the bandwidth of a small community with less active members. > Bangalore > > was the stepping stone for the revival of Odia Wikipedia and in the 3rd > > Bangalore Wikipedia Meetup we have celebrated 1500 articles. > > > > Projects: > > Discussion regarding 2 ongoing projects. > > Odia loves Wikipedia: An event in Commons to bring out media files > uploaded > > by Odia Wikians. This event has reached 351 media files. > > > > Wikipedia for Odia Literature: An event which is created to uplift the > > presence of Odia language and literature in Wikipedia, chronological > > documentations and media files collection. This is running in both in the > > Wikipedia as well as Commons. Under this event Odia Wikipedia has > attained > > 131 articles in Odia Wikipedia and 37 images in Commons. > > > > Further plans: > > The next target was set up with attaining 500 more articles to beat > > Gurumukhi Wikipedia which presently has 2003 articles as both of these > > Wikipedias took birth in the same time. > > > > We also have discussed to discourage creation of stubs without taking > care > > of them for further expansion, creation and used of templates, > categories, > > good citaions. > > > > Plans for more outreach programs by collaborating the Odia literature > > departments of several known colleges and universities was also talked > of. > > > > Wikipedians debated how Wikipedia could be a fair and reliable source and > at > > times how much beneficial it'd be when most of today's generation are > moving > > out of books and internet has become a repository of unending knowledge > and > > its regional context when an ancient language like Odia is considered, > > whether or not it is needed to work for Wikipedia, or find any better > > alternative. > > > > Thank you all for reading. Expecting your valuable feedback and comments > > > > ସୁଭପାSubhashishPanigrahi > > ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଉଇକିପିଡ଼ିଆ > > _______________________________________________ > > Wikipedia Odia (Oriya) mailing list > > wikipedia...@lists.wikimedia.org > > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikipedia-or > > facebook.com/OdiaWiki > > Tweet @OdiaWiki > > > > _______________________________________________ > > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > > Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org > > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l >
_______________________________________________ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l