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Open Data Initiative India

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Open Data Initiative India by Neeta Verma, Deputy Director General, National Informatics Centre DeitY, Government of India

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Open Data Initiative India

  1. 1. September 2014 Prepared for : Aditya Birla Yarn Version 2 Open Data Initiative India Neeta Verma Deputy Director General National Informatics Centre DeitY, Government of India neeta@nic.in
  2. 2. Open Data Open data is data that can be freely used, reused and redistributed by anyone
  3. 3. Raw Data Now In 2009 Tim Berners-Lee (inventor of the World Wide Web) called for “raw data now” – for governments, scientists and institutions to make their data openly available on the web
  4. 4. Why Open Government Data ? • Planning of socio-economic development rely on quality data • Government Collects, Compiles & Possess huge data Census, weather, market prices, Eco Indicators, price index, Demographic, Crime, Survey, geo spatial data,.. » Often Little Used » Analysed from one perspective » Possess huge untapped potential » Collected using tax payers money
  5. 5. Open Data Initiatives Worldwide • Governments • International Organisations (World Bank, UNDP, OECD,..) • Research Institutions • Academic Institutions • Industry • NGOs
  6. 6. National Data Sharing & Accessibility Policy (NDSAP) • NDSAP was formulated through an extensive process of consultation. It was gazette notified on 17th March 2012 • NDSAP mandates all Ministries/Departments to release maximum possible datasets in the public domain • NDSAP is applicable to • All sharable non-sensitive data • Government Ministries, Departments, & Associated Offices Full Text at http://data.gov.in
  7. 7. Open Data India: Implementation Strategy Data Controllers • Senior Government officers • To drive open data in respective depts/ orgns NDSAP Cell • domain, data analyst, technology • Assist in compile, collation , conversion & publishing datasets on data portal in open format Data Formats, Metadata Schema, Guidelines… • Data Quality, Accessibility, Standardization Workshops, Seminars, Stakeholder Engagement • Sensitization , Capacity bldg. • Citizen Engagement (online) • Community Contests,
  8. 8. 8 Open Government Platform (OGPL)
  9. 9. Open Government Platform (OGPL)
  10. 10. OGPL features  Developed and Managed Using Open Source  Highly Configurable  Universally Accessible (Govt. Guidelines Compliant)  Analytics .. Generates Metrics around Content  Visitor/ Usage Analytics  Citizen Engagement Suggestions/Rating/Social Media Connectors
  11. 11. NDSAP & OGDP: Implementation Guidelines – Guidelines Drafted by NIC – Reviewed by Intra-ministerial Taskforce (DST, PC, MOSPI, Commerce & Industry, NIC, DeitY, DARPG, etc.) – Deliberated in Data Controller Workshop & Finalised – Full Text of Guidelines is available at data.gov.in
  12. 12. 1 Data Portal India http://data.gov.in
  13. 13. Open Government Data India • 103 Data Controllers (DCs) nominated (96 Central, 7 State) • 12,323 resources contributed by 83 departments • 337 Visualizations and 7 APIs • 8,11,553 times Resources are downloaded and 2.03 million times viewed • 300+ Users availed API keys
  14. 14. Data Portal India - data.gov.in Distribution of Datasets (November 2014) Census (2875) Agriculture (2100) Planning (1469) National Statistics (1266) Water Resources (1060) Health and Family Welfare (682) Road Transport and Highways (476) Power (429) Rajya Sabha (248) Human Resource Development (163) Crime Records (148) Economic Affairs (118) Lok Sabha (112) Science and Technology (112) Pollution (73) Chemicals and Fertilizers (63) Commerce and Industry (58) Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries (51) Biotechnology (46) and many more ….
  15. 15. OGDP Services • Suggestions and Data requirements by citizen, community,.. • Directly write to Data Controller (provider) • Cataloging Service of Resources (Datasets/Apps) • GoI Controlled Vocabulary Services • Better data discovery and usage through visualizations and development of apps, mash-ups, etc. • Service to Embed Catalogs in Websites, Blogs, etc. • People can create visualizations of their own data using the visualization engine service of the OGD Platform
  16. 16. DATA PORTAL INDIA : data.gov.in • Facilitates Citizen Engagement • Rate Data Sets • Comment on quality of Datasets • Embed Datasets in Website, Blogs, Social Media Pages • Provision to Suggest Datasets • Communities of Specific Interest
  17. 17. OGDP Services : APIs • Online Request to Release datasets through Open APIs • Direct and dynamic query to data items through the APIs.  Showcase Apps Developed using Open Data  Visualization Request  Widget to Consume/Link filtered set of catalogs  Email/SMS Alert Service for catalog subscription
  18. 18. 2 Data Visualization
  19. 19. TourismRevenue(Annual)from2004 to 2013
  20. 20. Plan wiseAdditionto NationalHighwayLength(First Plan 1951-56 to EleventhPlan 2007-12)
  21. 21. Money Rates in Indiafrom2000-01 to 2012-13
  22. 22. Public ExpenditureRatio (% of GSDP)
  23. 23. 2 Apps Using Open Govt. Data
  24. 24. Open Government Data : Potential Impact Transparency Accountability Citizen Engagement Collaboration Better Decision making Economic Development Innovation
  25. 25. Open Government & Open Data Delivery of Services to Citizen Setting up a Platform for Collaboration Innovation From Direct Delivery of Services to Citizen Paradigm Shift in Governance
  26. 26. OGD : ENGAGE TO DRIVE INNOVATION Community Engagement Academia Engagement Industry Engagement
  27. 27. OGD India : Road Ahead • E-governance Applications/ IT Systems in Government: Open Data by Design • APIs to Consume Open Data • More & More Government Institutions to release Data in Open Format • State Governments & Local Government to adopt Open Data Policy
  28. 28. Thank you #dataportalindia www.facebook.com/dataportalofindia data.gov.in ndsap@gov.in

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