Dear Sir/ Madam,
National Data Sharing and Accessibility Policy (NDSAP) has been announced (Gazette notified on 17th March 2012), which envisages proactive dissemination of data collected by all ministries & departments. As you are aware, you have been nominated as the nodal officer (Data Controller) for NDSAP implementation in your department to manage proactive dissemination of data in open format. Data Portal, India has been set up at http://data.gov.in with workflow based backend to enable you to publish your datasets. As Data Controller, you can register with the portal and publish & manage the datasets.
As of today we have 48 data controllers nominated. Details about Data Controllers is at http://data.gov.in/whats-new/goi-nominated-data-controllers-0
To facilitate you further, we are conducting a workshop on 5th October, 2012 at NIC Headquarters (Convention Hall, 7th Floor, A Block, CGO Complex, New Delhi) for Data Controllers of the departments.
Secretary DeitY & Secretary DST have kindly consented to deliver the keynote address during the workshop. Detailed Programme of the workshop is enclosed herewith.
Kindly make it convenient to attend.
Senior Technical Director
Data Centre & Web Services Division
National Informatics Centre