Awesome! Good move.

On Sun, Aug 14, 2016 at 12:41 PM, Ravishankar <ravidre...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Tamil Development and Information Department of Government of Tamil Nadu
> has issued a Government Order (Number: 105, Date: 01. 07. 2016) to Tamil
> University, Thanjavur and all other government departments and institutions
> to release all their publications, archives and collections under Creative
> Commons by Share-Alike license.
>
> This Government Order has got the approval from the TN Government's Legal
> Department and issued by the order of Governor of Tamil Nadu. The order can
> be seen here
> <https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:GoTN_Tamil_Development_Departments_order_on_creative_commons_cc_by_sa.pdf>.
> We have asked for a copy of this order in English.
>
> This order comes as part of the public policy initiatives undertaken
> through the collaboration between Global Tamil Wikimedia Community and
> Tamil Virtual Academy <https://ta.wikipedia.org/s/4o7x> (TVA).
>
> The community recognizes this as a significant milestone in spreading free
> knowledge for the benefit of Tamils. We also hope that this sets a good
> precedent for all government institutions across the country. We thank the
> Government of Tamil Nadu, former director of TVA Mr. T. Udhayachandran I.
> A. S., and Assistant Director of TVA Mr. Thamizhpparithi Maari who played a
> key role in getting this order issued.
>
> Ravi
>
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