2018-10-14 19:09:55 UTC
Greetings from Telugu Wikipedia community and CIS-A2K!
The Language and Culture Department of the Government of Telangana and
DigiâTelâ Telangana organized Conference about âTelangana Culture,
Literature, Language and Festivals in Digital Mediumâ on October 12 and
13. The event was supported by CIS-A2K where Telugu Wikipedian Pranayraj,
Ajay Bandi and Pavan were part of the event. Some of the outcomes of this
19 Telugu Wikipedians were felicitated by the Government of Telangana
during the event for their effort and contributions on Telugu Wikipedia.
Mamidi Harikrishna, Director of Telangana Language and Culture
Department announced to relicense 8 books into CC-BY license which includes
Magnus opus of the departmentâs work âTelangana Tejo Murthuluâ (Life
sketches of 153 luminaries of Telangana). He also re-licensed oil paintings
of 38 Telangana luminaries into CC-BY license.
Yerra Ramarao showcased the âTelangana Village Projectâ (which is
part of Telugu Village project) in the conference, this project has helped
to improve content about revenue villages of Telangana in Telugu
Wikipedia.[Notes1] Along with him, other Wikipedians also shared their
experiences, ideas, and projects with the participants.
The Government of Telangana will publish the papers presented by
writers, historians, and researchers contributing in digital media as a
book under CC-BY license.
I would like to thank Pranayraj for his effort in this process and thanks
to Telugu Wikipedia community and my colleagues at CIS-A2K for all their
help and support.
[Notes1] Ramarao updated information and templates according to 2011 census
and Telangana districts' reorganisation
more than 9000 Telangana Village articles.