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An open data ecosystem can boost India's GDP by $22 B and double farmer income
by Admin published May 23, 2018 — filed under: , ,
MeiTY says increased data transparency will drive growth and improve governance across key industry sectors in the time to come.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Putting women human rights activists on the world map
by Admin published May 20, 2018 — filed under: ,
Birubala Rabha may be a household name in Assam, but her crusade against the practice of witch-hunting in her State has not got the attention it deserves from the nation or the world. Barring a handful of articles in print and online publications, little has been written about her fight that spans over two decades. There is no mention of her on Wikipedia.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
Postcolonial Digital Connections International Conference
by Admin published May 18, 2018 — filed under:
Anubha Sinha was a speaker at this conference organized by Martin-Luther-Universitat Halle-Wittenberg, UCL and Fritz Thyssen Stiftung on May 16 and 17, 2018 at Center for Interdisciplinary Area Studies (ZIRS) in Halle, Germany. Anubha Sinha spoke on Property, Control and Copyright.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
Consilience 2018
by Admin published May 12, 2018 — filed under:
National Law School of India University, Bangalore organized The Future of Blockchain Technology: Evolving a Framework for its Adoption and Regulation in India on May 5, 2018. Swaraj Barooah panel on "e-Governance and Public Service Delivery using Blockchain Technology" at Consilience 2018.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
Comment: India's NTP 2018 gets digital makeover but needs complimentary policies
by Admin published May 12, 2018 — filed under:
Criticism notwithstanding, Indian bureaucratic mandarins—babus as they are referred to in local lingo—do come up with draft policies that are contemporaneous, and at times when it’s least expected.
Located in Telecom / News & Media
RightsCon Toronto 2018
by Admin published May 12, 2018 last modified May 20, 2018 02:54 PM — filed under: ,
RightsCon is organizing the 2018 edition of the event at Beanfield Centre at Exhibition Place, Toronto in Canada. A session on Pervasive Technologies project titled "Cheap and chipper: IP in India’s affordable smartphones" is scheduled on May 17, 5.15 p.m. to 6.15 p.m. in the International Trade and the Commons track. (Room #203B, Beanfield Centre).
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
Blog Entry Wikipedia edit-a-thon in mind? Kindly start here
by Tito Dutta published May 11, 2018 — filed under: , , ,
Are you thinking to conduct a Wikipedia edit-a-thon? You may use this document as an initial guide. Please note: this article is written keeping specially organisations, institutions, and individuals in mind, who are new to Wikipedia world. We are starting this post with some basic questions. Please feel free to ask questions by mailing tito "at" cis-india.org
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
April 2018 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 30, 2018 last modified May 20, 2018 02:57 PM — filed under: ,
Located in About Us / Newsletters
Blog Entry Exploring Wikimedia platforms in Dialogue on the Urban Rivers of Maharashtra
by Subodh Kulkarni published Apr 22, 2018 last modified May 07, 2018 04:25 PM — filed under: , , ,
INTACH (Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage) and SANDRP (South Asian Network of Dams, Rivers and People) organized “A Dialogue on the Urban Rivers of Maharashtra” on 20-21 April 2018 from 9:00am-5:30pm at Yashada, Pune.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry Institutional Partnership with Tribal Research & Training Institute
by Subodh Kulkarni published Apr 18, 2018 last modified May 07, 2018 04:29 PM — filed under: , , ,
CIS-A2K has been building partnerships with major state government departments in Maharashtra to promote free & open knowledge resources. One such effort resulted into official Govt.Resolution of Tribal Research & Training Institute under State Tribal Development department on Expert's Study Group Formation for developing Open Knowledge Platforms.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs