Hey,

Well Tharoor Tweeted ;-)

Here is the link of his speech
http://tharoor.in/speeches/launch-of-national-repository-of-open-education-resources-nroer/
which mentions that he was lobbied by Wikimedia.

We can assume Wikimedia India lobbied :-) . Kudos to the chapter and
everyone involved in it.


On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 10:13 PM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan
<srik.r...@wikimedia.in> wrote:
> Pranav has been in touch with Tharoor for the past six months.  This is a
> result of this collaboration.
>
> Sent from the touchscreen equivalent of a Nokia 1100, pardon the sender.
> --
> Srikanth Ramakrishnan,
> Treasurer.
>
> On Aug 13, 2013 7:38 PM, "Ashwin Baindur" <ashwin.bain...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Wonderful news, Shared on Facebook. We want to know more! Who evangelised
>> & pushed it? Chapter? CIS? A2K? Tell me.. tell me...
>>
>> Ashwin
>>
>> On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 7:03 PM, Pavanaja U B <pavan...@vishvakannada.com>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> This a great news. I am also following up with some agencies. Hope they
>>> also will follow soon
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks and regards,
>>>
>>> Pavanaja
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> From: wikimediaindia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org
>>> [mailto:wikimediaindia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of ansuman
>>> Sent: 13 August 2013 18:57
>>> To: Wikipedia-OR; Wikimedia India Community list; WikiProject India
>>> mailing list
>>> Subject: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [WMIN-Members] NCERT portal goes
>>> CC-BY-SA
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>> From: Pranav Curumsey <curum...@gmail.com>
>>> Date: 13 August 2013 18:31
>>> Subject: [WMIN-Members] NCERT portal goes CC-BY-SA
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi folks,
>>>
>>> Savithri just gave me some wonderful news. The new National Repository of
>>> Open Education Resources has been launched, and Dr. Tharoor, the HRD
>>> Minister announced its licensed under CC-BY-SA! http://nroer.in/home/
>>>
>>> Iv been following up with Dr. Tharoor and NCERT for about 6 months now,
>>> pushing for this. Thanks to Gautam, Tinu, Savithri, Dr. Nagarjuna and
>>> everyone else who helped make this happen. It is certainly a major win for
>>> us as a chapter to be a part of this and a major win for OER in India.
>>>
>>> --
>>> Kind Regards,
>>> Pranav Curumsey
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks Pranav for sharing.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>
>>
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>> Warm regards,
>>
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