Panaji: DKA organizes two day Konkani Wikipedia workshop
Panaji, Nov 18: Inorder to showcase Romi Konknni on a global platform, Dalgado Konknni
Akademi (DKA) organized a two day Konkani Wikipedia workshop November 16 and November 17
for Romi Konknni writers in collaboration with Centre for Internet and Society’s Access to
Knowledge Programme, Bangalore.
The workshop which was held at Krishnadas Shama Central Library was attended by 30 Romi
Konknni writers including editors of Romi Konknni periodicals.
The workshop was conducted by enthusiastic Nitika Tandon, Goa incharge and Programme
Manager of Centre for Internet and Society’s Access to Knowledge Programme.
Among those who attended the Romi Konknni Wikipedia Workshop were young writers Nevena
Furtado, Frank Fernandes, Venisha Fernandes, Anselmo Fernandes, tiatrist Mario Menezes,
Konkani scholar and researcher Fr Pratap Naik, besides editor of ‘Gulab’ and ‘The Goan
Review’ Fausto V da Costa, newly appointed editor of ‘Vavraddeancho Ixtt’ Fr Eusebio Gomes
and editor of ‘Amcho Avaz’ weekly Tomazinho Cardozo.
DKA President Premanand A Lotlikar while welcoming the participants explained the
importance of building up Romi Konknni Wikipedia. Treasurer Walter Menezes proposed the
vote of thanks, and secretary Jose Salvador Fernandes co-ordinated the two days workshop.