Open Data in India can drive innovation and save billions

Open Data in India can drive innovation and save billions

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017 in Open-Data | No Comments

Open Data in India till date remains hidden behind complex technological framework and private monopolies making it extremely difficult for businesses or citizens to access it. Simply put, it is not as “open” as it should ideally be. A list of countries around the world have been working towards making data accessible to the public […]

To combat air inequality, governments and researchers must open their data

Posted by on Dec 27, 2016 in Open-Data | No Comments

Both urban and rural parts of India face poor air quality, and Delhi, in particular, has been in the media limelight for high levels of air pollution. In November this year, Delhi faced an extreme air pollution episode which resulted in soaring sales of air purifiers and masks, and demand for action on air pollution. […]

They pay to know their particulate matter!!

They pay to know their particulate matter!!

Posted by on Jun 27, 2016 in Open-Data | No Comments

An extremely well-framed article by Jayshree Nandi on  how people are gradually becoming aware and concerned towards the quality of air that they are breathing as well as their eagerness to assess the condition through numbers. The story is a very good pointer to the fact that the way the state regulatories are focused and approaching the issue […]

Interesting Lesson to Learn from Municipality of Anchorage, Alaska

Interesting Lesson to Learn from Municipality of Anchorage, Alaska

Posted by on Jun 24, 2016 in Open-Data | No Comments

Anchorage, the largest city in Alaska, is going to witness a big change with the innovative ideas being introduced by its municipality department. The Municipality of Anchorage, this month has introduced an online resident portal for municipal questions, comments and concerns.  Within that portal the Municipality of Anchorage launched #ANCWorks!, which is an  online tool for […]

Order AirOwl and Start Sharing Now

Order AirOwl and Start Sharing Now

Posted by on Jun 5, 2016 in Device, Open-Data | No Comments

Time to get the owl. Time to contribute for change. Air pollution is one of the most pandemic and rising environment problem, not just for India but globally as well. The solutions cannot be created unless and until the gravity of the situation is assessed and for assessment we require the right kind of devices that […]

Why Open Data?

Posted by on Feb 15, 2016 in Open-Data | No Comments

Open data, especially open government data, is a tremendous resource that as yet is largely untapped. India’s government has just started to embrace this open world and this is a particularly significant move given the quantity and centrality of the data it collects, but also because most government data is deemed public data by law, […]