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The OGD India (https://data.gov.in/) provides voluminous amount of national statistics and data in this regard which is absolutely open and machine readable. All the national statistics data are open to public, reusable and freely available in Data Portal India. The Data has been shared under National Data Sharing and Accessibility Policy – 2012 (NDSAP-2012). This was a unique initiative taken by Govt of India to facilitate access to Government of India owned shareable data and information in both human readable and machine readable forms.
Review note - This license does not considered open - https://data.gov.in/sites/default/files/NDSAP.pdf
The dataset (All India Pincode directory with contact details along with Latitude and longitude) is available in CSV format at http://data.gov.in/dataset/all-india-pincode-directory. The information available on OGD India and is completely open for reuse and further studies and research. Many Applications have also been developed using this data. The data is also available at http://www.indiapost.gov.in/pin/. The data consists of pincodes along with post office information like address and postal code. The data can also be searched by location or pincode on http://www.indiapost.gov.in/.
The license does not allow commercial use, it is not open.
The data is fully available in the OGD India website mentioned above with their links. The information available on OGD India and is completely open for reuse and further studies and research. Maps are available at https://data.gov.in/catalog/bhuvan-geoportal-nrscisro#web_catalog_tabs_block_10.
Bhuvan (http://bhuvan.nrsc.gov.in/data/download/index.php) is the gateway on Indian Earth Observation. It gives an easy way to experience, explore and visualize IRS images over Indian region. Bhuvan platform provides wide ranging information through its interactive maps and a number of products which are available on its site. The data is available for download to every one and the policy clearly states that the data can be distributed and further used for developing applications and research. But data doesn't include administrative boundaries, public equipments, transport systems, etc.
Survey of India (http://www.surveyofindia.gov.in/), the National Survey and Mapping Organisation of the country under the Department of Science & Technology, provides varrious types of mapping data. The full list of available mapping products is here: https://www.surveyofindia.gov.in/pages/display/59-publications.
The license here - https://data.gov.in/sites/default/files/NDSAP.pdf does not considered open
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OGD India gives an exhaustive amount of data with regard to emission and other related details. The data is in open format and machine readable. Area and pollutant wise air quality can be accesed on Data portal India at https://data.gov.in/catalogs?query=air+quality&op=Search&sort_by=search_api_relevance&sort_order=DESC&items_per_page=10. Real time Ambient Air Quality Data at various locations in the country is available at http://www.cpcb.gov.in/CAAQM/mapPage/frmindiamap.aspx. Data can be easily downloaded in XLS format. data for air quality is also available at http://cpcbenvis.nic.in/airpollution/air%20data%202011-2007/AIRTAB.html. Real time Air Quality data across country is available at http://18.104.22.168/cpcbnew/movie.html and live data of Delhi is also available at http://www.cpcb.gov.in/cpcbpa/index.aspx?state=delhi.
Reviewer's note: the license here - http://data.gov.in/sites/default/files/NDSAP.pdf is not open - does not allow commercial use.
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Data of Election result is available at http://eci.nic.in/eci_main1/ElectionStatistics.aspx; Detailed Results of latest elections are available in xls format i.e http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/StatisticalReports/candidatewise/LS-2014_ElectionResult.xlsx and http://eci.nic.in/eci_main1/GE2014/Party_Contested_GE_2014.xlsx Real time Election Result is available also when actual election is going on and can be accessed through http://eciresults.nic.in/. API is also available for real time election result. Many web/mobile app has been developed using the API of http://eciresults.nic.in/. Data related to elections is also available on Data Portal. Details include- List of Participating Political Parties List of Successful Candidates Performance of Political Parties Candidate Data Summary Electors Data Summary Women Candidates Constituency Data Summary Detailed Results Data available on OGD India is completely free and open for reuse and further studies and research.
Master data of all the companies registered is available on OGD India, which is easily downloadable and available in bulk. Most importantly it is machine readable. The information available on OGD India and is completely open for reuse and further studies and research. It is updated on an annual basis for each financial year.
Data is also available on Ministry of Corporate affairs website: 1. Company Master Data (http://www.mca.gov.in/MinistryV2/masterdatareport.html)
The license is not considered open - http://data.gov.in/sites/default/files/NDSAP.pdf
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The data is available in the OGD India (https://data.gov.in) website mentioned above with their links. The data is available in machine readable formats. The data portal provides important data pertaining to various aspects of the budget from 2011-12 to 2015-16 in machine readable excel format.
The Ministry of Finance website http://indiabudget.nic.in/index.asp on Union Budget provides up to date information about the budget (In XLS and PDF Format). The information available on OGD India is completely open for reuse and further studies and research. Same is the case with the data available on the budget website.
All legislation /Acts are made by Parliament of India. India Code Information System contains all Central Acts of Parliament right from 1836 onwards which is available on http://indiacode.nic.in/welcome.htm . The Parliament of India comprises of Rajya Sabha & Lok Sabha, the upper house and lower house. The Lok Sabha secretariat and the Rajya Sabha secretariat publishes all its data starting from its members to the various legislative businesses on their respective websites. All the data published by secretariats have been meticulously compiled into a digital package by OGD India. The portal also provides data related to the various state legislative assemblies in India. The data on India Code Information System is open for public use. The websites of the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha clearly mention in their terms and copyright that - "The material listed may be reproduced without formal permission for the purposes of non-commercial research, private study and for criticism, review and news reporting provided that the material is appropriately attributed." Plus OGD India also provides important data related to legislative business which is openly available at http://data.gov.in/catalogs/ministry_department/lok-sabha-secretariat, http://data.gov.in/catalogs/ministry_department/rajya-sabha and http://data.gov.in/catalogs?query=legislation&sort_by=search_api_relevance&sort_order=DESC&items_per_page=20. The data is openly licensed and open for further reuse. Both the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha Secretariat update the information regarding the members and legislative business on a timely basis.
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OGD India gives an exhaustive amount of data with regard to Water Quality. The data is in open format and machine readable, Bulk download facility is available on Data Portal India. Data published on data Portal are Open and comes under the policy NDSAP and it's totally open. Data for water quality is also available on CPCB database http://cpcbedb.nic.in/
The observational data recorded at various types of surface and upper air observatories, are scrutinised and archived at the National Data Centre, Pune. It has approximately 8 billion characters of data storage which includes ship data and rainfall data of State raingauges spanning over a century. The statistics thus compiled are periodically revised and updated. The archives form the basis for computation of means, normals, frequencies and other derived parameters, for their analysis and interpretation, and for the preparation of district and state climate summaries and atlases. It makes weather forcast for the country and upto the level of cities (http://22.214.171.124/citywx/localwx.php and http://www.indiaweather.gov.in/ - National Weather section) .
The Government of India has online portal for procurement and issuing of tenders where one can easily browse through data and access information regarding them. http://eprocure.gov.in/cppp/tendersearch is the main site catering to this need.
The Central Public Procurement Portal of Government of India facilitates all the Central Government Organizations to publish their Tender Enquiries, Corrigendum and Award of Contract details. The system also enables the users to migrate to total electronic procurement mode. The primary objective of this portal is to provide a single point access to the information on procurements made across various Central Government Organizations.
Land registration is a State Subject according to Constitution of India. However, under e-Governance initiative, the Central government has put in lot of resources to ensure that all land records are computerized at state level, which are in advanced stages of implementation. Links to the landrecords system/websites of the states in India are as under: Goa: http://dslr.goa.nic.in/f114new.aspx Odisha : http://bhulekh.ori.nic.in/ Uttrakhand : http://devbhoomi.uk.gov.in/ Uttar Pradesh : bhulekh.up.nic.in Madhya Pradesh : http://landrecords.mp.gov.in/newweb/index.html Gujarat : https://anyror.gujarat.gov.in/ Rajasthan : http://apnakhata.raj.nic.in/ Tamil Nadu : http://edistrict.tn.gov.in/eservicesnew/index.html Karnataka : http://bhoomi.karnataka.gov.in
National expenditure data is available on the website of Controller General of Accounts, Ministry of Finance at http://cga.nic.in/Forms/Accountingproc.aspx and appropritaion account tab contains ministry and department wise Expenditure data at http://cga.nic.in/forms/List.aspx?Lid=3310&id=36 . The data available on the Controller General of Accounts Website is up to date and totally free for public. The OGD India also provides important datasets on government spending and outlays which is totally in the machine readable format. The data available on the Data portal is open for reuse and further study. Data is also available on the Ministry of Finance website "http://www.finmin.nic.in/the_ministry/dept_expenditure/cca/cca_exp_stat.asp".
All this data is unfortunately aggregated but it does indicated that the data exists and is digital.
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