Heartiest congrats Ravi, wish you the very best in taking our movement
forward. :)

On Thu, Dec 22, 2016 at 11:44 AM, Manoj Khurana <he...@manojkhurana.com>
wrote:

> Congratulations, Ravi.
> What a good and timely news.
>
> We've got a job in hand waiting for you.
> I mean to say, we need your help, please.
>
> As all of us know, Hindi wiki has not seen any offline activity in recent
> past, despite huge expectations keeping in view the speaker base.
>
> Our friend, Suyash is in Bhopal, who is in talks with Atal Bihari Vajpeyee
> Hindi University. During the initial discussion itself, they have shown so
> much interest that they invited us for National Science Conference
> organised at the university by Hindi cell of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre.
>
> We participated in that with whatever knowledge/resources we had. You will
> be glad to know that in the conference, VC announced in his address that
> the university is soon going for a collaboration with Wikipedia.
>
> Now, we all at Hindi Wikipedia do not have any past experience and we are
> desparately in need of guidance. I do believe this announcement couldn't
> have come at a better time for us.
>
> Suyash has just filed for a rapid grant to arrange a education programme
> cum wikipedians conference at Bhopal.
>
> This is a first for Hindi Wiki and will play a big role to decide the
> future direction.
>
> I once again congratulate you on behalf of all Hindi Wikipedians, and do
> hope you'll help us in achieving success in our first effort.
>
> Regards,
> Manoj.
> (u:Anamdas)
>
> On 22 Dec 2016 10:44 a.m., "Adele Vrana" <avr...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
>
>> Dear Wikimedia India community,
>>
>> I am thrilled to announce that Ravishankar Ayyakkannu is joining the
>> Global Reach team as a Partnerships Manager Contractor for Asia for the
>> Wikimedia Foundation.
>>
>> As many of you may already know, earlier Ravi served as the Program
>> Director for the Wikimedia India Chapter. He played a significant role in
>> two recent developments from the Indian region, namely, the WikiConference
>> India 2016 and the Government of Tamil Nadu issuing an order releasing all
>> its content in CC-BY-SA license. Ravi is also a proud Wikimedian
>> contributing to many Tamil Wikimedia projects since 2005 and has a specific
>> interest in community building.
>>
>> The Global Reach team will focus on growing Wikimedia projects along the
>> themes of awareness, affordability and offline solutions in the Indian
>> region. Working closely with Smriti Gupta who leads our work in the region,
>> Ravi will strive to build strategic partnerships with government,
>> non-profit, educational and private institutions to achieve this goal. He
>> is very keen to evolve partnership models that ensure the active
>> participation of Wikimedia communities and will appreciate your support on
>> doing so.
>>
>> Please join me in congratulating Ravi!
>>
>> Warm regards,
>> Adele
>>
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