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Open Government Data (OGD) Platform

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About Open Government Data (OGD) Platform India

Open Government Data (OGD) Platform India – data.gov.in – is a platform for supporting Open Data initiative of Government of India. The portal is intended to be used by Government of India Ministries/ Departments their organizations to publish datasets, documents, services, tools and applications collected by them for public use. It intends to increase transparency in the functioning of Government and also open avenues for many more innovative uses of Government Data to give different perspective.

The base Open Government Data Platform India is a joint initiative of Government of India and US Government. Open Government Data Platform India is also packaged as a product and made available in open source for implementation by countries globally.

The entire product is available for download at the Open Source Code Sharing Platform “GitHub”.

Open Government Data Platform India has 4 (four) major modules, as detailed below, implemented on a single Drupal instance – An Open Source based Content Framework Solution

  • Data Management System (DMS) – Module for contributing data catalogs by various government agencies for making those available on the front end website after a due approval process through a defined workflow.
  • Content Management System (CMS) – Module for managing and updating various functionalities and content types of the Open Government Data Platform India Platform.
  • Visitor Relationship Management (VRM) – Module for collating and disseminating viewer feedback on various data catalogs.
  • Communities – Module for community users to interact and share their zeal and views with others, who share common interests as that of theirs.

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