What Bodhisattwa said. :) A.
On Thu, Feb 18, 2016 at 2:14 AM, Tito Dutta <trulyt...@gmail.com> wrote: > I totally agree with Bodhisattwa. Thanks for all your works Ravi, and all > the best. :) > > On 15 February 2016 at 17:53, Bodhisattwa Mandal < > bodhisattwa.rg...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> Hi all, >> >> Only today I realised that Ravi is leaving WMIN as staff permanently. I >> had a feeling that after the crisis is over, he will resume his post, but >> looks like I was wrong. >> >> Ravi did a wonderful job for Wikimedia movement in India. User:Ravidreams >> had a dream to bring together all Indian communities to and project as a >> pan-Indian community and I was really hoping that it will happen in coming >> few years. He brought together like minded fellow Wikimedians from >> different parts of India in a simple Facebook chatgroup to execute >> different pan-Indian projects and I can say, it was highly effective. >> Important projects like WLF, OCR4Wikisource etc were completed this way and >> WCI 2016 is underway. He also tried to help any community members who >> sought for it even if there was financial constraints. He has a bad habit >> of saying yes to all demands all the time and that was good for us, at >> least me. >> >> I hope, we dont have to miss volunteer Ravidreams in Wikimedia movement. >> >> Best of luck, >> Bodhisattwa >> On Feb 7, 2016 12:39 PM, "Ravishankar Ayyakkannu" < >> ravidre...@wikimedia.in> wrote: >> >>> Hi, >>> >>> Effective 01 February 2016, I have changed the nature of my engagement >>> with Wikimedia India (WMIN) from staff to volunteer. >>> >>> I joined WMIN when the overall scene in the Indian Wikimedia movement >>> was tumultuous. It wasn’t easy getting things back on track. In the last 16 >>> months, I hope I have succeeded in restoring the trust of all stakeholders >>> including WMF, CIS-A2K, and the community. It was an honour to represent >>> the movement in India, and I thank all who have helped me shoulder this >>> responsibility. I know that I have played my part in empowering at least >>> one Wikimedian to contribute more actively and nurturing at least one >>> Wikimedia community. And that gives me immense satisfaction as I sign off >>> as WMIN’s Program Director. >>> >>> At the moment, WMIN cannot hire or retain any staff until it gets FCRA >>> permanent registration and succeeds in securing next grant. I hope to >>> continue serving WMIN as a volunteer to the best of my abilities while it >>> undergoes this transition. I will also be contributing to various >>> Wikimedia projects and events as usual in my capacity as a volunteer. >>> >>> I wish WMIN all the best and look forward to it playing a bigger role in >>> the movement as it matures. >>> >>> Thanks, >>> Ravi >>> >>> -- >>> Disclaimer: The Wikimedia India Chapter (WMIN) is an autonomous entity >>> with no direct control over the Wikipedia project and other websites hosted >>> by the Wikimedia Foundation, USA. >>> >>> This mail is sent to the members of the Chapter as part of the official >>> communications between the Chapter, its Executive Committee and the members. >>> --- >>> You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google >>> Groups "wmin-members" group. >>> To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send >>> an email to wmin-members+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. >>> To post to this group, send email to wmin-memb...@googlegroups.com. >>> Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/wmin-members. >>> To view this discussion on the web visit >>> https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/wmin-members/CANY2_jCzobu0V45ATKzM24ZVtbTnyxGwd-Wwwb6%2BGDfmyCK-%3Dg%40mail.gmail.com >>> <https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/wmin-members/CANY2_jCzobu0V45ATKzM24ZVtbTnyxGwd-Wwwb6%2BGDfmyCK-%3Dg%40mail.gmail.com?utm_medium=email&utm_source=footer> >>> . >>> For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout. >>> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> 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 > > -- Asaf Bartov Wikimedia Foundation <http://www.wikimediafoundation.org> Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. Help us make it a reality! https://donate.wikimedia.org
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