Project update: The quality of civic data in India and the implications on the push for Open Data

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An update from Transparent Chennai's case study on "The quality of civic data in India and the implications on the push for Open Data" presented at the Open Data in Developing Countries research network regional meeting in New Delhi, India - July 2013.

See more at http://www.opendataresearch.org/project/2013/tc

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  • Water – Toilets – identify a way to monitor, metrics, processes for monitoring,
  • Expression of interest: Creating a data management system – better planning and monitoring – as a result access to data – asked us to creaste maps and infographics that can help them monitor their services
  • Project update: The quality of civic data in India and the implications on the push for Open Data

    1. 1. The quality of civic data in India and the implications on the push for Open Data 16th July 2013
    2. 2. The Project • Three city wide case studies in three sectors – Health – Water – Public Toilets • Data availability (inadequate) • Quality (poor) • Processes of creation (informal) • Impact of data
    3. 3. Sector Outputs Outcome Water A info-graphic showing number of waster connections by area and socio- economic status Inequity in service provision and the right to water Public toilets A plan to monitor toilets A sustainable monitoring mechanism of the physical infrastructure Health The design of a data portal Possibility and implications of open government
    4. 4. Water • What we need? – Data on locations of lorry trips – Data on number of connections in slums and informal settlements – Data on un-served areas • What is available? – data set on number of lorry trips – history of Chennai Metrowater's expansion
    5. 5. For example:
    6. 6. Public toilets 1.Poor and confounding data 2.Ward wise surveys and mapping 3.Understanding metrics and parameters required for planning 4.Research for monitoring 5.Community meetings
    7. 7. Public Health
    8. 8. Public Health (contd) • Expression of Interest (EOI) with the Public Health Department • Access to existing data • Create data for better planning (mosquito hotspots, incidence of disease, sewage leaks)
    9. 9. Some Challenges • Suspension of Mr. P. Kuganantham (Cholera deaths) in the past • Transfer of Mr. Brajendra Navnit • No access to Chennai Metrowater’s data
    10. 10. Thank you!

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