Konkani Vishwakosh is now freely available to download on Goa University's
website under Creative Commons License CC-BY-SA 3.0. 
As many of you know CIS-A2K has been following up with the University for the
past couple of months to re-relase the encyclopedia under CC. Upon CIS-A2K'
explicit request, Goa University has approved the re-release to make it freely
available to public and thus preserve Konkani language and culture in the
This is a great achievement for the CIS-A2K Programme and we are extremely
thankful to Dr. Satish Shetye (Vice-Chancellor, Goa University) for seeing the
significance of growing open knowledge movement in Goa and Konkani. Thanks are
due to the GU faculty, specifically Prof. Alito Sequeira; Prof. Madhavi
Sardesai; Prof. Priyadarshini Tadkodkar; and Dr. Gopakumar. A special thanks
goes to Wikipedians Harriet Vidyasagar, Frederick Nooronha and Seby Fernandes
for their constant support.
If anyone would like to receive a copy of the Vishwakosh please send us a mail
off list and we'll courier a CD your way.
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