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The first Gyaanipedia's logo first published on 30 August 2018

Gyaanipedia is a wiki website founded by Shaunak Chakraborty on 30 August 2018, it came on force on 31 October 2018. The Slogan of this wiki website is Made in India - Shows The Unseen Side. This project helping to create a world in which everyone can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. It is supported by the Gyaanipedia Association and based on a model of freely editable content. The name "Gyaanipedia" is a blending of the words wiki (Gyaani is a Hindi word which means intelligent or knowledge full) and encyclopedia. Gyaanipedia's articles provide links designed to guide the user to related pages with additional information.


Anyone with Web access can edit Gyaanipedia, and this openness encourages the inclusion of a tremendous amount of content. About various editors—from expert scholars to casual readers—regularly edit Gyaanipedia, and these experienced editors often help to create a consistent style throughout the encyclopedia, following our Manual of Style.

Several mechanisms are in place to help Gyaanipedia members carry out the important work of crafting a high-quality resource while maintaining civility. Editors can watch pages, and technically skilled persons can write editing programs to track or rectify bad edits. Where there are disagreements on how to display facts, editors often work together to compile an article that fairly represents current expert opinion on the subject.


Anyone can contribute to Gyaanipedia by clicking on the Edit tab in an article, and editors are encouraged to be bold. To get started, the intro tutorial has helpful advice. Also, creating an account offers many benefits. Editors can add their personal views and opinions, and to remain civil when discussing issues but indirectly. Excessive Vandals will have their edits reverted and be blocked from editing.

Most articles start as stubs, but after many contributions, they can become featured articles. All editors are unpaid volunteers, including administrators, trusted editors who are given elevated permissions. The ease of editing Gyaanipedia results in many people editing. That makes updating the encyclopedia very quick. Every page has an associated talk page tab, where improvements to it are discussed.


Gyaanipedia CD ROM August 2018 edition

Although Gyaanipedia was a new concept for users specially for India for that reason Gyaanipedia had launched various CDs and Pen Drives loaded with the steps to edits Gyaanipedia.


Gyaanipedia uses MediaWiki software, the open-source program by Wkimedia projects, also on many other third-party websites use this same software due to its popularity. The hardware supporting the Gyaanipedia projects is based on several servers in various hosting centers worldwide.