Odia Language's Presence in Digital Media and Wikipedia's Role

Posted by Subhashish Panigrahi at Mar 05, 2014 11:20 AM |
କମ୍ପ୍ୟୁଟରରେ ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଭାଷା (Odia language in computer) is an essay published in Odia newspaper "The Samaja's Sunday supplement" on March 2. It is about the journey of Odia language in the digital era and the challenges faced during digitization of books and manuscripts.

It also focusses on the new technological advancements that allow users to interact and share knowledge on the internet in Odia language. It briefly explains about Odia Wikipedia, an online encyclopedia that is written by voluntary editors and the massive knowledge production by opening up platforms like these that allows real-time collaboration for editorship in regional languages.

A scanned version of the article is reproduced below. A higher resolution of this article could be read in The Samaja e-Paper.

Odia Wikipedia