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Elections 2016/Nominations/Santosh Shringare

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Nomination form for Wikimedia Chapter Executive Committee Elections-2016

(To be initiated by Proposer and updated by Seconder and the Candidate wishing to contest for Election and submitted as per the due date)

Proposal details

Name of the candidate:Santosh Shringare

Membership ID (can be updated by Candidate later):INDI 356

Member Since (can be updated by Candidate later): 2013

(As per Wikimedia Chapter by-laws, a Member for election to Executive Committee should have been member for at least 3 months before the date of the meeting of the AGM/Election).


Name:Satdeep Gill

Signature(Use Wiki Signature): Satdeep gill (talk) 08:01, 24 March 2017 (IST)

Membership ID: INDI-608


Name:Suyash Dwivedi

Signature(Use Wiki Signature):Suyash Dwivedi (talk) 12:38, 24 March 2017 (IST)

Membership ID: INDI-670

Acceptance by the Candidate

Short Profile* (including past involvement in Wikimedia activities in not more than 100 words):

  • Lead Hackathon event in Wiki conference India 2016.
  • I was jury for Wiki Love Earth and Volunteer for Wiki Movement love.
  • Actively participate in marathi wikipedia, commons and technical side .
  • Started contributing to Marathi Wikipedia since 2011, I was part of Photothon and Women's editathon (2012-2015).
  • Contributed in developing “Narayam” font in wikipedia hackathon-2011. Starting pointing to technical contribution in wikipedia.
  • Organised Wiki academy and Techathon at L&T Mumbai and IIT Bombay -2012
  • Organized Photothon for marathi wikipedia for three consecutive years (2012-2015), and gathered more than 20000 images from various contributors.
  • Developed android photo sharing application (Team) and published in Gnunify-2013 for sharing photos on marathi wikipedia. Google Play News in MumbaiTimes Newspaper

Position Statement/Letter of intent* (in not more than 200 words):

  • I will put efforts to take wikipedia on regional level and will encourage contributors from all indic language.
  • I believe that I do understand the spirit of freedom of knowledge and very much aware of Wikimedia movement in India.
  • Want to help the Wikimedia movement in India, where I want bring in the languages to start contributing, editing Wikipedia their individual languages.
  • I will encourage participation in wikipedia from india which will enhance scale of operation of wikipedia in india, will help improving finances of community.

Conflict of Interest disclosure (if any)

  • No

I Santosh M. Shingare solemnly affirm to hold the aims and objectives of Wikimedia Chapter in highest esteem and strive to the best of my ability in serving the cause of Wikimedia Chapter.

Date:24 March 2017
Signature(Use Wiki Signature): Cherishsantosh (talk) 18:37, 24 March 2017 (IST)
Name:Santosh Shingare