Ravi, With close to 16 hours of power cuts in Coimbatore, I've been unable to hold meetups. The last time I requested a venue, it was politely declined citing they didn't know whether there would be power or not. --Srikanth.
On Sun, Oct 28, 2012 at 2:35 AM, Harsh Kothari <harshkothari...@gmail.com>wrote: > Hey > Agree with Arnav. Gujarat has awesome facility of power.. There is no > power cut in ahmedabad and other cities as well as rural areas. > > Regards > --- > Harsh Kothari > Research Fellow, > Physical Research Laboratory(PRL). > Ahmedabad. > > > On 28-Oct-2012, at 1:56 AM, Arnav Sonara wrote: > > Hey, > > In Gujarat I can assure you nothing this *drastic* or *unfortunate* > situation is there, in some villages in Gujarat there are regular power > cuts. > > In Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities once in a week for about 3-5 hours power cut > (fix timing though). > > I don't remember when was the last power cut in Ahmedabad. > > On Sun, Oct 28, 2012 at 1:53 AM, Ravishankar <ravidre...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> Hi, >> >> Since 2009, most of Tamilnadu is facing a power crisis. It started with >> few hours of power cut. For the last few months, it has gone up to *18 >> to 20 hours of unscheduled power cut every single day. *Only Chennai >> city is exempted with a 2 hour power cut. Government is not sure when the >> crisis will be resolved. It could be next year or it could take few more >> years. >> >> What this means for the growth of Wikimedia expansion in Tamilnadu? >> >> Every single contributor in Tamilnadu that I talk to are *unable to >> contribute to their full capacity* because of the power cuts. I fear >> that this may be a *bigger concern in attracting new contributors*. When >> there is only few hours of power left, other major concerns like work and >> study will be given priority. There won't be much time for hobbies and >> forget geeky activities like Wikipedia editing. This is a *major blow*given >> the fact that computer and internet usage was increasing in the last >> few years. >> >> How is the power situation in other states? >> >> Ravi >> >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> 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 >> >> > > > -- > Thanks > Arnav (ricku). > (User:Rangilo_Gujarati)<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Rangilo_Gujarati> > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > > > > _______________________________________________ > 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 > > -- Regards, Srikanth Ramakrishnan. Sign this petition to introduce Volvo buses in Coimbatore city: https://www.change.org/en-IN/petitions/the-transport-minister-tamil-nadu-introduction-of-volvo-city-buses-in-the-city-of-coimbatore
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