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Grants/BNHS pilot project WiR

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This had been a submission to the Wikimedia India Microgrants, but was withdrawn or otherwise cancelled (not denied).
Grant contact name
Rohini Lakshané
Grant contact username or email
Grant contact title (position)
Member of Chapter
Project lead name
Rohini Lakshané
Project lead username or email
Project lead title (position), if any
Full project name
Pilot project for a Wikipedian in Residence programme at Bombay Natural History Society
Amount requested (in INR)
Provisional target start date
Provisional completion date

Budget breakdown

Reimbursement towards travel and food expenses: Rs 500 per diem (x 20 days) = Rs 10,000. Internet access bill: Rs 1,067

Project scope

Expanding one article associated with the Bombay Natural History Society on the English language Wikipedia and making it comprehensive, as a part of the pilot programme conducted from June 18 to July 29.

Project goal

The success of this pilot would determine if I would get clearances to conduct a full-fledged Wikipedian in Residence (WiR) programme at the BNHS, with the support of the Chapter.

Non-financial requirements


Fit to strategy

Other benefits

Content creation.

Measures of success

The Director of the BNHS will determine if the organisation wants to go ahead with the WiR programme.