Thanks a lot for the email Viswaprabha. I am quite sure that this project will be really helpful to improve Indic content on Wikidata.
Thanks Tito Dutta Note: If I don't reply to your email in 2 days, please feel free to remind me over email or phone call. 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 > > > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > >
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