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(To be initiated by Proposer and updated by Seconder and the Candidate wishing to contest for position of SIG Chair)

To be the chair of GLAM

Proposal details


Name of the candidate: Arun Ramarathnam

Membership ID (can be updated by Candidate later): INDI-003

Member Since (can be updated by Candidate later): 2011


Name: Viswanathan Prabhakaran

Signature(Use Wiki Signature): വിശ്വപ്രഭViswaPrabhaTalk 21:35, 26 October 2014 (IST)

Membership ID: INDI-173



Signature(Use Wiki Signature):--Jayanta Nath 21:37, 26 October 2014 (IST)

Membership ID:INDI - 062


Signature(Use Wiki Signature):--Netha Hussain 07:14, 27 October 2014 (IST)

Membership ID:INDI - 292

Acceptance by the Candidate

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

Following is my past experience in GLAM for your perusal:

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

I am quite familiar with GLAM institutions in India and have the experience to get member focus on some key projects that could make a difference. I would be keen to work on the following with member and community support:

  • Create more awareness among members about GLAM projects and their significance.
  • Partner with a few key museums in India to do joint projects.
  • Catalog lists of museums and archives in India.
  • Enhance content about cultural objects in collaboration with GLAM institutions.
  • Work with Indic wikipedias to get some of the GLAM articles translated with community help.

I hereby seek member support for my nomination for the role GLAM SIG chair.

I, __Arun Ramarathnam___ 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: Bangalore

Date: 27-Oct-2014

Signature(Use Wiki Signature): Arunram 02:34, 27 October 2014 (IST)

Name: Arun Ramarathnam


  1. Omshivaprakash 09:50, 27 October 2014 (IST)
  2. -- ♪Karthik♫ ♪Nadar♫ 12:19, 27 October 2014 (IST)
  3. -- AbhiSuryawanshi 18:29, 27 October 2014 (IST)
  4. AshLin 18:38, 27 October 2014 (IST) (Applied for membership)
  5. Place your vote here, and sign.