India’s Open Data Landscape

| 15 March 2023

In this opinion piece for the Indian Express, Parameswaran Iyer, former CEO of NITI Aayog and Dr. V Anantha Nageswaran, current Chief Economic Advisor to the Government of India, highlight the significance of NITI Aayog’s newly launched National Data and Analytics Platform (NDAP) for data-driven decision and policy making in India.



Hosting interoperable, clean and machine-readable datasets from across India’s vast data landscape along with in-built user-friendly tools and analytics, NDAP reflects the essence of the open government data movement, with its concerted focus on creating a common point of access and equal footing for all actors.