Open Data and National data sharing and accessibility policy
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Naveen Francis
2018-10-01 02:29:50 UTC

Belated Translation Day Greetings.

As you are aware, through National data sharing and accessibility
policy(NDSAP) now we are able to source the images/videos from GOI websites
to Wikimedia Commons.
NDSAP is not implemented in many states

If NDSAP is implemented in a state, we can reuse images from state
govt websites in Wikimedia Commons. It will also help in maps in
wikipedia (district
map <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_districts_in_India#/maplink/0>,
park map <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_parks_of_India#Map>
<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Highway_(India)#Current_system> map
because OSM can use gis data
from open data govt portals.

Kerala state is yet to implement NDSAP.
For that, we wikimedians User:Ranjithsiji
<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Ranjithsiji> , User:Mujeebcpy
<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Mujeebcpy> and myself had created open
data video (derived from open data NZ)


We were able to circulate the message among the govt officials and talk to
them about the importance of open data.(User:Manojk
<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Manojk>, User:Jkadavoor
Kerala state has started the process to implement NDSAP policy.

I request each language community to translate this video. (video
transcript is available here