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Odia Wikipedia is one of the many Wikipedia projects for Odia language. The aim of the project is to increase the Odia language content over internet as an updated Encyclopaedia.
Roles and Responsibilities
- I was given the rollbacker privilege to revert spam edits in 2019.
- I got admin access in 2022. As an admin, my role revolves around the following:
- Harmony among the contributors
- Resolving Technical issues
- Representing Odia Wikipedia in world forums
- Regulating the edits
- Actively participating in resolving conflicts.
- Social media accounts manager from April 2019 to Dec 2019.
Increase traffic flows to your Facebook page organically
I have been given the responsibility to manage the Odia Wikipedia Facebook page back in April 2019; actually, I asked for that.It had around 4600 likes, few posts here and there. My main task was to gain attention from the people that WE EXIST.
- Content creator to show on homepage and social media channels.
- Uploading relevant media files regarding visited places.
- Starting out here to increased structured data presence.
- Building up Lexeme for Odia words.
Pan India-level participants came for Train The Trainer conference.
2nd Wikimedia Technology Summit
Participants from all over the world visited to Wikimedia Conference India.
Rewards and Recognitions
- Got Project Tiger scholarship from Google.
- 100+ Thanks received
- 160+ Articles created and 6000+ edits in Odia Wikipedia.
Other CC-BY-SA-4.0 license medias of mine in Wikimedia Commons
Category:Soumendra Kumar Sahoo - Wikimedia Commons
From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository
My User page
ବ୍ୟବହାରକାରୀ:Soumendrak - ଉଇକିପିଡ଼ିଆ
"In my dream of the 21st century for the State, I would have young men and women who put the interest of the State before them. They will have pride in themselves, confidence in themselves. They will not be at anybody's mercy, except their own selves.