Defining Metrics to Assess the Quality of Data

In the previous post, we explored the reasons that a Data Quality Assessment (DQA) framework is important for a data exchange platform such as IUDX. We looked at how such a DQA framework/tool would be modularly designed and positioned in the existing IUDX architecture, and the benefits to both upstream and downstream stakeholders. In this post, we will discuss the …

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IUDX for e-Governance

One of the fundamental responsibilities of the government is to provide services and benefits to its citizens. These services and benefits may be welfare-centric schemes like Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT), regulatory services abiding by the law, statutory services, and consumer utility services such as water supply, electricity, and other basic amenities. In FY 22-23, there has been a total of …

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The Importance of Data Quality for a Data Exchange Platform

The global economy is ever-increasingly reliant on the data that drives it and the ecosystem surrounding data is rapidly growing in size and scope. Data is used to frame and enact policies, drive better governance, run businesses and perform data science. India Urban Data Exchange (IUDX) forms part of this data ecosystem by facilitating seamless exchange of data and in …

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Exploring India with IUDX Based Tourist Guide

India is the land of many charms offering tourists a bit of every experience. A kaleidoscope of traditions, culture, and vibrant geographies, the country is among the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Tourism is an important foreign exchange earner for India and is seen as a major tool to bring about socio-economic development for the people of the …

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IUDX Powered ICCCs

Integrated Command and Control Centres or ICCCs are integral to the execution of smart city projects under the Smart Cities Mission. They are envisaged to be the brain for city operation, exception handling, and disaster management. They are also meant to act as a decision support system for the city administration to respond to real-time events. This is achieved by the …

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Accelerating Application development using the IUDX Sandbox

Accelerating Application Development using the IUDX Sandbox By: Rakshit Ramesh and Jyotirmoy Dutta The India Urban Data Exchange (IUDX) has been designed to provide an efficient and seamless exchange of data generated by smart cities via open and standardised interfaces. IUDX helps to avoid the data exchange bottlenecks that arise due to the proprietary and ad-hoc nature of the interfaces …

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IUDX Compendium Released at ‘Smart Cities Smart Urbanization’ Conclave

IUDX is proud to have participated in the recently held mega conclave ‘Smart Cities Smart Urbanization’, at Surat in Gujarat. The conclave was organised by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India along with Surat Municipal Corporation & Surat Smart City Corporation Development Ltd. This event is part of the run-up to  the  Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav …

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Travel Safe with IUDX

What makes public spaces safer for women? Crimes in urban public spaces are a concern that all of us identify with today, especially women. Even parents are concerned about the safety of their children as they commute to school, and men are afraid of being attacked by unsavory characters in desolate or poorly lit areas. Numerous studies have suggested that …

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Distributed Data Exchange Resource Server

Smart cities produce huge amounts of data from a diverse set of sources with data providers ranging from various public, government and private entities. For example, IoT sensor data for various monitoring tasks, location data for buses, crowd-sourced issue reporting data etc. Exchanging data via centralised access service may lead to performance bottlenecks, data storage and scalability issues. Further, data …

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Rush for Seats No More

  • February 28, 2022
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A developed country is not a place where the poor have cars. It’s where the rich use public transportation.” – Enrique Peñalosa
This popular quote by Enrique Peñalosa, a Colombian politician, captures the essence of true development. Mobility is a key enabler in achieving the urban development vision. However, to reach this stage, the cities of the country must ensure that they provide the best possible mobility infrastructure to the people. IUDX is striving to be a key enabler in this vision by making every day travel of commuters smooth and easier.

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