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by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Aug 30, 2015 06:52 AM
Thematic Edit-a-thon at J.P.Naik Centre for Education & Development, Pune

Thematic Edit-a-thon at J.P.Naik Centre for Education & Development, Pune

by Subodh Kulkarni — last modified Jun 07, 2017 08:59 AM

A Marathi Wikipedia workshop was held at the J.P. Naik Centre for Education and Development in Pune recently.

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SoI’s Open Series Maps Fails to Implement Public Sharing of Govt Data

by Sumandro Chattapadhyay — last modified May 04, 2017 12:19 PM

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.

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Comments on the Statistical Disclosure Control Report

by Srinivs Kodali and Amber Sinha — last modified May 02, 2017 03:55 AM

This submission presents comments by the Centre for Internet and Society, India (“CIS”) on the ​Statistical Disclosure Control Report published on March 30th by Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.

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Chemistry research in India 'still not in big league'

by Prasad Krishna — last modified Apr 28, 2017 02:03 AM
April 28, 2017

Despite an increase in research output and international collaboration, chemistry research, "the central science", in India is "still not in the big league", an analysis has revealed.

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Comments on the Right to Information Rules, 2017

by Amber Sinha — last modified Apr 27, 2017 09:25 AM
April 27, 2017
RTI,

On March 31st, 2017, the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Department of Personnel and Training released a Circular framing rules under the Right to Information Act, 2005 (“RTI Rules”). The Ministry invited comments on on the RTI Rules. CIS submitted its comments on April 25, 2017.

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Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in India: Opportunities for Advocacy in Intellectual Property

Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in India: Opportunities for Advocacy in Intellectual Property

by Sunil Abraham and Vidushi Marda — last modified Apr 23, 2017 05:22 AM
April 23, 2017
FOSS,

Centre for Internet & Society worked on a three part case study. The first case study on digital protection of traditional knowledge was published by GIS Watch in December 2016. The other two case studies along with the synthesis overview has also been published.

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NASA Space Apps Challenge 2017

Apr 22, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM The Centre for Internet & Society, No. 194, 2nd C Cross, Domlur 2nd Stage, Bengaluru - 560071 (Near to Domlur Club and TERI Complex), by Prasad Krishna

The NASA Space Data Challenge (Hillhacks Pre-event) will be hosted at the Centre for Internet & Society's Bengaluru office on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Continuing community engagement: Communities of interest and Quarrying

Continuing community engagement: Communities of interest and Quarrying

by Manasa Rao — last modified May 19, 2017 03:23 PM

In telling the stories of Indian Wikipedians, we bring to you the story of Dr. Diptanshu Das, a doctor and avid Wikipedian, working with WikiProject Medicine who recently approached CIS-A2K with a technical request.

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