Kaniyam Foundation November 2018 Report

Vision

An environment where all virtual resource, tools and knowledge related to Tamil Language and ethnic groups, are accessible free and open to all.

Mission

To ensure that use of Tamil language is advanced, parallel to social economic and scientific development and to provide knowledge and resources free and open to all.

Events

FreeTamikEbooks.com

  • This month released – 11
  • Total – 472

Contributors

  • S. Rajeswari
  • Lenin Gurusamy

Kaniyam.com Articles

  • This month – 18
  • Total – 671

Contributors

  • Nithya
  • Kalarani
  • s. Kuppan

Kaniyam.com Videos

This month – 11

Contributors

  • Nithya
  • Balaji

Podcast

  • This month – 1
  • Total – 2

Tamil WikiSource

Last month, we trained 7 tamil students for proofreading books on Tamil Wikisource. Divya completed one book Thanks Balaji for training them.

Training Videos for proofreading ebooks at Tamil Wikisource

Balaji is creating small video tutorials on proof reading at Tamil Wikisource. They are here. https://wp.me/p26fdA-1Md

Software

  1. There was a XSS security issue with the Send2Kindle software, where we can send the mobi books to our kindle directly. Abu found this issue and provided solution. Fix is applied.
  2. There was some issues with DNS server. This caused redirections for many on FreeTamilEbooks.com Thanks to Ravi, Lokesh, Dhanasekar and Vignesh for reporting and fixing.
  3. Web application for TTS is under development. Will release a beta version in 2 or 3 weeks.
  4. Windows version for Pdf2Text OCR is being developed. Will release in 2 or 3 weeks.
  5. Panjabi wikisource team asked for a server to run OC scripts. Noolaham Foundation donated a server for them.

This month Donors

  • Unknown – 1000 INR
  • Mahadevan – 5500 INR
  • Vijaya Kumar- 5500 INR
  • T. Shrinivasan – 2500 INR ( received at open-tamil workshop)
  • T. Shrinivasan – 15,000 INR
  • Noolaham Foundation – server worth of Rs 350/month

Last month balance – 10,000 INR

Total Balance – 39,500 INR

Expenses

We are still not started paying stipend for proof reading works. Will start from December.

Bank account details

Kaniyam Foundation
Account Number : 606 1010 100 502 79
Union Bank Of India
West Tambaram, Chennai
IFSC - UBIN0560618
  • Please send your donations to this account to support activities of Kaniyam Foundation
  • Send your name, donation details to kaniyamfoundation@gmail.com

For more information or queries, write to – kaniyamfoundation@gmail.com

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