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Dr. Pankaj Khare is presently serving as Director, International Division of Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, India. He is also an elected member of the WikiEductor Community Council. He is a geologist turned to Open Distance Learning. Dr. Pankaj has 23 years of experience in formal and distance education. He has done his PhD in Distance Education on "Data mining applications in Distance education". He is also serving as the Nodal Officer for Pan-Africa E-network Project, a Tele-education initiative of Government of India for capacity building of African nations from December 2006.

He is among the prominent academicians who promote WikiEducator from the very beginning of its launch. He strongly believes that the technology enabled learning is a great educational delivery method where we can create one-to-one environment for learners. Elearning is always an excitement to Dr. Pankaj. He always introduces himself as Wiki Pankaj and wants fellow WEs to prefix Wiki with their names while introducing themselves. This shows his deep-rooted commitment and attachment to the project.

Dr. Pankaj has created an online Video tutorial for WikiEducator. Another very exciting and important project he had initiated on WikiEducator is Handbook of Open Universities project. His other ongoing WE projects are Bangladesh Open School Project , Scenerio Based eLearning Project and Tutorial on tables. He is also actively involved in Commonwealth Computer Navigator's Certificate project.

Dr. Pankaj Khare is always very keen to promote the use of WikiEducator in the academic events that are being either conducted by him or attended by him. In IGNOU he has used WikiEducator for a couple of academic projects and training programmes. He provides online support to the WE community members to learn wikimedia skills as well as to develop content pages.