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Wiki Academy/IIT Kanpur 02

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The second iteration of Wiki Academy was hosted at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur on 03rd May 2019. The workshop happened with support of Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India.


Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (also known as IIT Kanpur or IITK) is a public engineering institution located in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. It was declared to be an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India under the Institutes of Technology Act.


Panel discussion during the Wiki Academy

A workshop on Hindi Wikipedia was organised at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur by their respective faculty Prof. T.V Prabhakar and Prof. H.C Verma. Rahul Deshmukh, President,Wikipedia India, gave a tutorial on “What is Hindi Wikipedia” and “How to create and edit content in Wikipedia in Hindi.” Prof H.C. Verma, IIT Kanpur then conducted training on creating the material on Wikipedia about physics and other science subjects in Hindi. Roughly 70 students and faculty members participated in the workshop.


Posters during the Academy

Computer Science Department and Engineering, IIT Kanpur

Resource Person

Media Reports

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