India Data Portal (IDP)

The project was launched in October 2018.

  • India Data Portal (IDP) is a three-year project to be implemented by BIPP.
  • It is a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) funded project to develop a portal to house all public data on agriculture and financial services for the poor.
  • The “India Data Portal” from the Bharti Institute of Public Policy at the Indian School of Business, is a one-stop open-access portal for journalists to access, interact with, and visualize information, data and knowledge related to agriculture and financial inclusion, while also aiding other beneficiaries – researchers, students, policy makers, administrators, NGOs, and entrepreneurs.
  • The portal contains a data repository with processed and documented public datasets on related themes. For agriculture, these include crops, water, livestock, public investments, etc at levels such as districts, tehsils, and villages with a largely rural focus and socio-economic characteristics in both rural and urban areas at granular spatial scales like district, town and ward spanning the entire country.
  • The repository for visualization includes an exhaustive collection of public datasets with overlapping as well as independent well-established remote-sensing and satellite products.
  • The existing datasets are defined under broad topics of: agriculture, socio-economic, general.
  • Agriculture datasets cover agricultural census for crops and non-crops; agricultural marketing; area, production, yield; cost of cultivation and PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojna.
  • Socio-economic dataset covers census 2011 demography.
  • While the general datasets cover soil and rainfall data.
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