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Open Data in Cultural Heritage – OpenGLAM in Germany
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 10, 2014 last modified Jul 28, 2014 09:49 AM — filed under: , ,
Subhashish Panigrahi took part in this event as a member of the OpenGLAM Working Group.
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Blog Entry Open Government Data Study
by Pranesh Prakash published May 20, 2011 last modified Sep 03, 2015 08:08 AM — filed under: , , ,
CIS produced a report on the state of open government data in India, looking at policy, infrastructure, and particular case studies, as well as emerging concerns, future strategies and recommendations. The report is authored by Glover Wright, Pranesh Prakash, Sunil Abraham, and Nishant Shah. We are grateful to the Transparency and Accountability Initiative for providing generous funding for this report.
Located in Openness / Blog
Blog Entry Civic Hacking Workshop
by Pranesh Prakash published Jul 28, 2010 last modified Aug 23, 2011 03:14 AM — filed under: , , ,
CIS, with the UK Government's Foreign Office and the Cabinet Office Team for Digital Engagement, and Google India, is organizing a workshop on open data (or the lack thereof) and 'civic hacking'.
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Blog Entry Call for Comments for Report on Open Government Data in India
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 24, 2010 last modified Mar 01, 2013 05:50 AM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society is pleased to announce a public call for comments on the Report on Open Government Data in India prepared by Glover Wright, Pranesh Prakash, Sunil Abraham and Nishant Shah.
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Blog Entry Opening Government: A Guide to Best Practice in Transparency, Accountability and Civic Engagement across the Public Sector
by Pranesh Prakash published Jul 21, 2011 last modified Dec 14, 2012 10:26 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The Transparency & Accountability Initiative has published a book called “Opening Government: A Guide to Best Practice in Transparency, Accountability and Civic Engagement across the Public Sector”. We at the Centre for Internet & Society contributed the section on Open Government Data.
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Blog Entry Comments on the draft National Data Sharing and Accessibility Policy
by Pranesh Prakash published Jun 08, 2011 last modified Aug 24, 2011 06:32 AM — filed under: , , ,
A draft of the 'National Data Sharing and Accessibility Policy', which some hope will be the open data policy of India, was made available for public comments in early May. This is what the Centre for Internet and Society submitted.
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Blog Entry Open Government Data in India (v2)
by Pranesh Prakash published Aug 19, 2011 last modified Dec 14, 2012 10:25 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The first draft of the second version of the Open Government Data Report is now online. Nisha Thompson worked on updating the first version of the report. This updated version of the report on open government data in India includes additional case studies as well as a potential policy (National Data Sharing and Accessibility Policy) that would create a central government data portal. The report was distributed for peer review and public feedback.
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Blog Entry Open Government Platform: An Open Source Solution to Democratizing Access to Information and Energizing Civic Engagement
by Neeta Verma, Alka Mishra and D.P. Mishra published Nov 19, 2012 — filed under: , ,
If government could release these datasets in open format for people to use & reuse, a whole lot of new innovative apps could be built around these datasets to provide better, customized services to citizens.
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Blog Entry Wikipedia Introductory Session organized for Data and India portal consultants
by Subhashish Panigrahi published May 30, 2013 last modified Jul 17, 2013 06:33 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
On May 13, 2013, the Access to Knowledge team led by Subhashish Panigrahi conducted a Wikipedia Introductory Session at the National Informatics Centre in New Delhi for the consultants working for Data and India portal. This session was aimed to emphasize how these portals and their useful data could be used on Wikipedia to create good quality articles.
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Blog Entry Big Data, People's Lives, and the Importance of Openness
by Nishant Shah published Jun 24, 2013 last modified Jul 03, 2013 04:23 AM — filed under: ,
Openness has become the buzzword for everything in India right now. From the new kids on the block riding the wave of Digital Humanities investing in infrastructure of open knowledge initiatives to the rhetoric of people-centered open government data projects that are architected to create 'empowered citizens', there is an inherent belief that Opening up things will make everything good.
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