India Open Data Summit, 2015

Open Knowledge India, with support from the National Council of Education Bengal and the Open Knowledge micro grants, organised the India Open Data Summit on February, 28. It was the first ever Data Summit of this kind held in India and was attended by Open Data enthusiasts from all over India. The event was held […]

India Open Data Summit

You have the chance to book your spot online now! The Entry Pass is Free. Hurry! In association with: The National Council of Education, Bengal. Sponsored by: Open Knowledge Micro Grants Events Partner: MeraEvents BOOK YOUR ENTRY PASS NOW!   Open Knowledge India is organizing the India Open Data Summit on February 28, 2015. […]

Knowledge is Freedom!

Opening up information to all citizens will ensure an even more vibrant society and an even stronger nation. Be Transparent! Open up information… Happy Independence Day, India!  

Open Knowledge Festival, 2014

This year’s Open Knowledge Festival was held from 15-17 July in Berlin, Germany. It was attended by representatives and enthusiasts from 56 countries. The Festival has been the largest of its kind till date and was attended by Google, Omidyar Network, Partnership for Open Data, Open Corporates, Science Open, Open-Steps, Wikirate among others. Among the […]

India Open Data Census and Other Updates

The India City Open Data Census is an ongoing, crowd-sourced measure of the current state of access to a selected group of datasets in municipalities across India. Any community member contribute an assessment of these datasets in their municipality at any time. Census content will be peer-reviewed periodically by a volunteer team of Open Data […]

Open Data Day, 2014 Report

visualized Data India Data Open Data Day Talk The 22nd of February, 2014 was celebrated In India and world over as the Open Data Day. Thousands of Open Data enthusiasts from all over the world participated in it, helping to open up datasets and Visualizing data. The Open Data Day is a gathering of citizens […]

Open Data Day 2014

Saturday 22nd February is  Open Data Day! Open Data Day is a gathering of citizens in cities around the world to write applications, liberate data, create visualizations and publish analyses using open public data to show support for and encourage the adoption of open data policies by the world’s local, regional and national governments. The […]

Progress In Data Management

December, 2013 was celebrated by OKFN, India as the Open Knowledge Month. While we talked with various institutions, both government and non-government, regarding the need for Open Knowledge, our primary focus had been opening up data. India specific datasets are coming up in the Datahub platform, run by the Open Knowledge Foundation. We already have […]

India and the Open Data Census

We would have to analyze the performance of India in the recently concluded Open Data Census in order to pinpoint the areas we need to improve more than others. The Open Data Index is a community-based effort initiated and coordinated by the Open Knowledge Foundation. The Index is compiled using contributions from civil society members […]