Sikkim becomes India’s first State to launch open government data portal

Sikkim became the first state in India to have an open government data portal linked ‘sikkim.data.gov.in’.

The portal was launched by Lok Sabha MP, P D Rai and also launched Open Government Data Platform (Sikkim).

Key facts

  • The portal has been developed by Government of Sikkim’s Information Technology Department and NIC team from Delhi.
  • The open government data portal facilitates free use, reuse and redistribution of data produced or commissioned by the government or government controlled entities by anyone.

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Categories: States Current Affairs - 2017

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