'Kannada Wikipaedia' launched

'Kannada Wikipaedia' launched

Homepage of Kannada Wikipedia

Karnataka is the first state in the country to launch a regional language Wikipaedia and the site has scope for loading at least 1.30 crore articles on various issues, Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa said after inaugurating it at a function here.

Kannada language is a treasure of information which could be used for knowledge enrichment and provide information to people, he said. Former ISRO Chairman and Chairman of Karnataka Knowledge Commission Dr K Kasturirangan outlined the efforts made to launch the Wikipaedia.

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