India’ Open Government Data Platform Is Helping Data Scientists Kick-start Their ML Journey
peter.suber's bookmarks 2019-06-21
"The NDA government has come into its new term with a renewed gusto towards analytics in the public sector. Recognising the disruptive effect that the upcoming AI wave will have on citizen’s day-to-day activities, the government has put it on a spotlight.
One of the biggest needs for a healthy analytics ecosystem in any given environment is data. Identifying the data-hungry nature of the new data science and analytics startups in India, the government initiated the Open Government Data Platform at data.gov.in....
This move allows data scientists and machine learning engineers alike to harness one of the biggest collections of datasets available to the public...."