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Openness
SoI’s Open Series Maps Fails to Implement Public Sharing of Govt Data
May 04, 2017

Although it has made the topographic maps or the Open Series Maps available to general public, Survey of India’s (SoI) Nakshe portal will have to go through a variety of litmus test, as the initiative fails to implement the mandates of public sharing of government data using open standards and open license as put forward by the NMP 2005 and NDSAP 2012, says Sumandro Chattapadhyay, Research Director, The Centre for Internet and Society. This interview was published by Geospatial World on May 02, 2017.

Comments on the Statistical Disclosure Control Report May 02, 2017
Chemistry research in India 'still not in big league' April 28, 2017
Comments on the Right to Information Rules, 2017 April 27, 2017
Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in India: Opportunities for Advocacy in Intellectual Property April 23, 2017
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Telecom
Policies to Sustain India's Market
May 20, 2017

The question is whether policies can be better framed to harness the market potential. Why is so much investment flowing into India's securities markets?

Organisational Hurdles in Telecom April 04, 2017
A Pathfinding Approach for Digital India March 03, 2017
Cashlessness Needs Connectivity February 02, 2017
CIS Submission to TRAI Consultation Note on Model for Nation-wide Interoperable and Scalable Public Wi-Fi Networks December 10, 2016
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Access to Knowledge (A2K)
Preliminary research result on Wikipedia gender gap in India
Preliminary research result on Wikipedia gender gap in India
May 22, 2017

Since June 2016, Ting-Yi Chang from the University of Toronto has worked with the CIS-A2K team to conduct action research on the Wikipedia gender gap in India. The research aims to improve the understanding of the gender gap (imbalance) issue in the Indian Wikipedia communities while examining local interventions.

Continuing community engagement: Communities of interest and Quarrying May 19, 2017
34th SCCR: CIS Statement on the Proposal for Analysis of Copyright Related to the Digital Environment May 15, 2017
34th SCCR: CIS Statement on the Discussion on Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries and Archives May 15, 2017
Marathi Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at Savitribai Phule Mahila Ekatma Samaj Mandal, Aurangabad April 19, 2017
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