The Odia Wikimedians UG and The Centre for Internet and Society collaborated with some departments of Government of Odisha, an Indian state, to relicense their content under free license. As a part of this collaboration around eight social media accounts and five websites of the Government of Odisha were re-licensed phase wise. In July 2017, the website of 17th Asian Athletics Championship was licensed under CC-BY-SA 4.0 license followed by Chief Ministers' office and Commerce and Transport department in September 2017 which was later followed by SCSTOdisha and Information & Public relations department in January 2018, which were re-licensed under CC-BY-4.0 license. All the departments that are under free license, are a huge producer of content and data from various subjects and fields.
We have added around 395 files into Commons of which 64.4% files are in use by March 2018. This has helped to add images to many Wikipedia articles; 41 language Wikipedias are using 254 images from this collaboration. Many politicians, sportsperson, journals, the state published magazines are in Commons and in use in various Wikimedia projects.