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Communication News Letter March 2013

News Letter March 2013

Dear Sir/Madam,

Explore valuable datasets/applications published by Ministries/Department/Organizations of Government of India on Data Portal India (

Currently, we have 191 Datasets contributed by 18 departments and 3 Apps from 2 departments as detailed below:

  • Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation: 36 Datasets
  • Department of Health and Family Welfare: 33 Datasets
  • Department of Agriculture and Co-operation: 24 Datasets
  • Ministry of Road Transport and Highways: 23 Datasets
  • Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas: 15Datasets
  • Planning Commission: 10 Datasets
  • Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO): 9 Datasets
  • Department of Biotechnology: 7 Datasets
  • Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals: 6 Datasets
  • Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY): 6 Datasets
  • Department of Revenue: 5 Datasets
  • Department of AYUSH: 4 Datasets
  • Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI): 4 Datasets
  • Department of Posts: 3 Datasets
  • Ministry of Tourism: 3 Datasets
  • Department of Telecommunications (DOT): 1 Dataset
  • Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region: 1 Dataset
  • Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries: 1 Dataset
  • Ministry of Earth Sciences: 2 Apps
  • Ministry of Science & Technology: 1 App

Let’s work together for open data innovations. Explore innovative approaches to applications and interactive visualizations. Join our Community Section to discuss how we can add real value to data available on the Portal. Also, keep suggesting datasets on the portal to help departments prioritize the release of data.

Create For Change. Code For Change.

The Planning Commission and the National Innovation Council are organising the first ever Hackathon on the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17) on 6th – 7thApril 2013. You are welcome to participate in the event. Due to security reasons is by default redirected to secured protocol (i.e. to Hence, users need to add the NIC SSL certificate in the exception list in order to see hackathon page.

Follow us on and to share your experiences, stimulate new ideas, and demonstrate the power of putting open data to work.

In case you have any query you may feel free to contact NDSAP PMU at ndsap [at] gov [dot] in or call at 011-24305296.

We look forward to your continued support and cooperation.

Thanks and Regards,
NDSAP Project Management Unit (PMU)
3rd Floor, National Informatics Centre
A-Block, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road
New Delhi, 110003, INDIA
Phone: 011-24363692, 011-24305395, 011-24305370