"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."

Excellent! I am extremely happy to see it. I do not know how much I will be
able to help, but I will try to help as per my time and abilities.

--
Dr. Abhijeet Safai

On Sat, Sep 9, 2017 at 3:46 AM, 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_
> Technical_trainings_in_India
>
>
>
>
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