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Elections 2016/Nominations/Dr Subas Chandra Rout

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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: Dr Subas Chandra Rout

Membership ID (can be updated by Candidate later): INDI-652

Member Since (can be updated by Candidate later):22/08/2012

(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:Srikant Kedia

Signature(Use Wiki Signature): Odisha1 (talk) 23:35, 20 March 2017 (IST)

Membership ID: INDI-11


Name:Jnanaranjan Sahu

Signature(Use Wiki Signature): Jnanaranjan Sahu (talk) 00:55, 24 March 2017 (IST)

Membership ID:INDI-643

Acceptance by the Candidate

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


  • I am Dr. Subas Chandra Rout, profession – doctor and Wikipedia editing, living at Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
  • I am involved in Wikipedia from 22/08/2012. I have edited in Odia Wikipedia, Odia Wikisource, Odia Wikitionary, English Wikipedia and commons. Besides I have edited articles created by others and made them encyclopedic in nature.
  • I have edited 719 articles, majority of them belong to medicine, largest number in the project next to English. I have been contributing one or more articles on daily basis without expecting any praise or accolade from any circle.
  • First contribution on 22/08/2012, Edit no. 5157
  • I have attended and worked as a member in all the workshops, meets and outreach movements since my joining in Odia Wikipedia without fail. This combined effort is responsible in creation of about 10,000 article within a short period of 3 active years only.
  • I am a member in the Board of Wiki Project Med Foundation.
  • I am Associate Editor in Wikivarsity WikiJournal of Medicine.


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


  • I want to involve myself more in the activities of Wikimedia India Chapter. I am interested in creation of awareness of Wikipedia in all types of digital platforms. I have a personal goal to make all Indian language Wikipedia more rich by initiating different ideas to bring more contributors.
  • This post can make me more closer to my goals as I'll get directly involved in Wikipedia India chapter activities.
  • I hope to make the Wikimedia India Chapter activities more transparent and effective.
  • I am from a small Wikipedia community and I want to let others know that each Wikipedia member is important regardless their origin, state and language by reflecting my success in the Wikimedia India chapter involvements.


Conflict of Interest disclosure (if any)




I, Dr Subas Chandra Rout, 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.

Place: Bhubaneswar

Date: 24/03/2017

Signature(Use Wiki Signature): --Subas Chandra Rout (talk) 16:06, 24 March 2017 (IST)

Name: Dr Subas Chandra Rout