Great. Just one question - do we have a cross-country statistic on per capita contribution for wlm?
And a request to list members – please circulate key parts of Naveen's report to journalists of your acquaintance. -- Vickram Fool On The Hill "The cameras were all around. We've got you taped; you're in the play. Here's your I.D. (Ideal for identifying one and all.) Invest your life in the memory bank; ours the interest and we thank you." Jethro Tull: A Passion Play (1973) On Oct 13, 2012 8:40 AM, "Naveen Francis" <navee...@wikimedia.in> wrote: > Dear all, > > Greetings from Wikimedia India ! > Organisational Updates > > The second Annual General body meeting was held on 23 Sep 2012. Annual > report for > 2011-12<http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:WMIN-Annual-Report2011-2012TwoUp.pdf>was > released on the occasion. > > *Elections* > Elections were conducted during the AGM. Karthik Nadar Nikita Belavate, > Pranav Curumsey, Srikanth Ramakrishnan and Viswa Prabha were declared > elected. > > *Membership:* > Membership as of 30 Sep, 2012 is 126. M/s Arnion Technologies Pvt Ltd, > Ahmedabad became the first institutional member, following the grant of > membership on 19 Sep 2012. > > *Donations:* > Amount of donations processed during the month is Rs Nil. > > *Board Meetings:* > Board did not have in person meetings in September.However AGM was > attended by five EC members. > > *WikiConference 2011* > Conference Audit > Report<http://wiki.wikimedia.in/File:MumbaiConf2011AuditedR-P-Statement.pdf>published > along with Chapter Audit report during AGM on 23 Sep 2012 > > *Executive Manager* > EC after an exhaustive search and selection process has appointed Sowmyan > Tirumurti as Executive Manager of the organisation. This is the first > position to be staffed. Mr Sowmyan has over 40 years of experience in > Aerospace, and Computer peripherals industry. He has worked with Indian > Space Research Organization, DCM Data Products, ORG Systems, TVS > Electronics, and Honeywell Technology Solutions in India. He has held roles > related to R&D management, Quality improvement, Cost improvement, > Marketing, Sales and service support, Strategy planning, Supply chain > management, Contract management, and Compliance monitoring. > > After retiring from Honeywell Technology Solutions in 2008, he has > explored many web based content delivery methodologies meant for continuing > education. He has promoted webcasting at low bandwidth, created a web site > for lessons on Six sigma and Hoshin kanri, taught Japanese language through > a Youtube channel, and attended Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) on > Coursera and Udacity. > > Sowmyan joined Wikimedia India on 1st October 2012 as Executive Manager > based in Bangalore. His primary role is to support the members and the > community in organizing and running the various promotion programs. > Sowmyan's photo is at http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Staff > Wiki loves monuments > > Here are some statistics and updates from India: > > - 16,796 photos have been uploaded from India thanks to Wiki Loves > Monuments 2012. > - There were 2,230 participants from the country, meaning India had by > far the most participants. > - Anupamg <http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Anupamg>, Thamizhpparithi > Maari <http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Thamizhpparithi_Maari>, > Sthitaprajna <http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Sthitaprajna>, > Darwinacitizen <http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Darwinacitizen>and > Vu2sga <http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Vu2sga> were the top > five contributors from India. > - Taj Mahal(Indian Monument N-UP-A28-a) is the world wide winner - a > monument which was clicked by maximum no of photographers. It was > photographed by 114 different users in Wiki Loves Monuments 2012. > > First round of filtering is going on and it is expected to be completed by > Oct 15,2012. > Community & Special Interest Groups > > *Events:* > > - AGM,23 Sep 2012 See blog > post<http://blog.wikimedia.in/2012/09/29/wikimedia-india-annual-report-2011-12-released-in-2nd-agm/> > - Wiki Academy at IIT, Madras, 6 Oct 2012. > > *Upcoming Events* > > - 50th Bangalore Meetup. > - New EC induction program is being planned for 13-16th at Bangalore. > New office bearer election and induction of new EC members by outgoing EC > members on various aspects of running the organisation and planning for > 2012-13 are the expected major outcomes from this meeting. > > A round-up of Wikimedia events, academies and initiatives around the > nation are updated here <http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Events>. > Media Coverage > > No much media coverage this month. > Grants Funded > > No grant requests. > > > We look forward to your continued support and active participation. > > Best, > On behalf of Wikimedia Chapter (India) > > Naveen Francis > Secretary > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > >
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