Thanks a lot for the email Viswaprabha. I am quite sure that this project
will be really helpful to improve Indic content on Wikidata.


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Tito Dutta
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On 9 September 2017 at 03:46, ViswaPrabha (വിശ്വപ്രഭ) <viswapra...@gmail.com
> wrote:

>
> Dear Wikimedians,
>
> As the month long country-wide Wikidata Training Tour by Asaf Bartov [*1]
> is in progress through several communities and cities within India, the
> term 'Wikidata' has started rolling out as a new technology buzzword among
> Indian communities and media.
> Choosing the occasion as most befitting, some of us have opened up a new
> WikiProject portal on the Wikidata site, named  WikiProject India.
>
> The page link is https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:WikiProject_India.
>
> This WikiProject is to coordinate the efforts to create, enhance and
> populate the coverage of topics related to India including her history,
> geography, culture, society, people, infrastructure, education,
> demographics and anything related between India and other fields such as
> science, technology, arts, entertainment etc.
>
>
> For now, an indicative list of topics of immediate interest are mentioned
> in the homepage. As the project grow up and get better shape, we can expand
> the scope of the project both vertically and horizontally.
>
> A query library demonstrating some data drilling methods and samples is
> also available there. Together, we can also build up this library to its
> best form and beauty.
>
> An inspiring model to this venture was WikiProject Armenia (
> https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:WikiProject_Armenia), which began
> around a year ago. We may fork and develop upon some of the work show-cased
> there, including the model queries.
> (Building new queries based upon these are quite easy even for a beginner!)
>
> I invite all of you too visit the project homepage.
> https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:WikiProject_India
>
>
> Are you interested to be among the pioneers of this project?
> Do you want to be part of a team that will build up a great national
> database that will eventually help at least one fifth of the world
> population  in  so many ways that we can not even predict now?
>
> If you do, if you are interested in editing and contributing to Wikidata,
> then please sign up and join the project.
>
>
> More questions and suggestions are welcome at the project's talk pages.
>
> Thanks and regards,
>
> User:Viswaprabha
>
>
> *1 . Asaf's Indian path of Wikidata conquest can be seen here:
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Asaf_(WMF)/2017_Technic
> al_trainings_in_India
>
>
>
>
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