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Firstpost: Narendra Modi says India has no dearth of resources, only needs good governance for development

  He (Prime Minister Narendra Modi) also launched the DISHA portal, a smart-governance tool developed for MPs and MLAs for monitoring implementation of various programmes and schemes of different ministries in their respective constituencies through a single portal. We are excited to have the DISHA dashboard — one of our…
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IAS Ashutosh Jindal on using Data Intelligence for Digtal Governance in Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana PMUY
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Data Intelligence for Digital Governance: An Interview with Joint Secretary, Ashutosh Jindal (IAS)

Joint Secretary for the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India, Ashutosh Jindal (IAS) reflects on the changing landscapes of digital governance in India and its impact on his day-to-day decisions as a bureaucrat. He talks about the role of data and technology in driving the Pradhan Mantri…
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Data Intelligence for Scheme Implementation: An Interview with Dharmendra Pradhan

Hon’ble Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India, Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan shares his thoughts around how the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) harnesses the power of  data intelligence for efficient planning, tracking and monitoring throughout the nation. Watch the full interview in the video above or…
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A Step-by-Step Guide to the 2011 Census: Its Successes, Failures and Questions

This post is the third post in our Decoding Open Data series. The foundation of this series is our deck, which examines the open dataset and provides key insights and analytics about the 2011 Census.  Decoding Open Data: 2011 Indian Census from SocialCops These blog posts provide context around the Census…
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Is Our DISE Education Data Failing Us?

There are over 1.4 million schools in India. With different kinds of schooling systems and a multitude of “school” types – government owned schools, central government schools, state government schools, low cost private schools, private schools – it was almost impossible to track school performance, utilization of funds and other important parameters. And,…
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