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Admin of Odia Wikipedia
Last Updated
Last updated October 11, 2023
April 1, 2018
End Date

About project

Wikimedia Projects encompass a wide range of collaborative initiatives driven by the Wikimedia Foundation. These projects include Wikipedia, the world's largest encyclopedia; Wikimedia Commons, a repository for free media files; and Wikidata, a structured database of knowledge. Through the collective efforts of volunteers, these projects aim to provide free access to information and empower individuals to contribute, share, and expand the global knowledge base.
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

Odia Wikipedia

  • 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.
  • Content creator to show on homepage and social media channels.

Wikimedia Commons

  • Uploading relevant photographs and videos regarding visited places with CC-BY-SA-4.0 license.
  • Uploading Odia words pronunciation audio files with CC-0 license, which later can be used for Speech technologies.


  • Starting out here to increased structured data presence.
  • Building up Lexeme for Odia words.

Tech stack


  • VS Code IDE
  • Google/Bing Translate


  • Javascript
  • Lua

Conferences atteneded

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.
** All the conferences attended as a scholarship participants. Wikimedia covered my travel and accommodation expenses.

Rewards and Recognitions

  • Got Project Tiger scholarship from Google.

News Articles

Other resources

Video preview
Introductory video of a tutorial series
Video preview
Interview with Odia Wikipedia
Other CC-BY-SA-4.0 license medias of mine in Wikimedia Commons
My User page