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Please spare a few minutes! Short Survey by IFMR LEAD on Open Government Data Initiative in India


IFMR LEAD is conducting a survey to understand the perception and opinion of socio-economic researchers regarding the Open Government Data (OGD) initiatives.

What is Open Data?

Availability and access: the data must be available as a whole and at no more than a reasonable reproduction cost, preferably by downloading over the internet. The data must also be available in a convenient and modifiable form.

Reuse and redistribution: the data must be provided under terms that permit reuse and redistribution including the intermixing with other datasets. The data must be machine-readable.

Universal participation: everyone must be able to use, reuse and redistribute — there should be no discrimination against fields of endeavour or against persons or groups. For example, ‘non-commercial’ restrictions that would prevent ‘commercial’ use, are not allowed.

What is Open Government Data?

Open government data means: Data produced or commissioned by government or government controlled entities Data which is open as defined in the Open Definition – that is, it can be freely used, reused and redistributed by anyone.

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