• Census of India – Digital Library has published all the state boundaries. They are in PDF format.
  • >API for getting Current daily price of various commodities from various markets (Mandis). The data refers to prices of various commodities. It has the wholesale maximum price, minimum price and modal price on daily basis. This dataset is generated through the AGMARKNET Portal (, which disseminates daily market information of various commodities.
  • Economictimes has budget distribution visualizations
  • How does markets react to Budget by Gramener. Every year, on the day of the budget, the share market shows considerable movement. For example, in 2007, every sector fell with the exception of Tobacco. The same happened in 2009 as well. But in 2010, every sector except Tobacco rose.Similarly, almost every banking stock fell in 2012 with the notable exception of HDFC, whereas in 2010, almost every banking stock rose. Tobacco (which is dominated by ITC) has grown on every budget day since 2004, except in 2010 and 2013. On the other hand, Media & Entertainment has shrunk in every budget, except in 2011 and 2012.
  • Poor Sanitation in India May Afflict Well-Fed Children With Malnutrition This research has quietly swept through many of the world’s nutrition and donor organizations in part because it resolves a great mystery: Why are Indian children so much more malnourished than their poorer counterparts in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Visualizations: CRIME HOTSPOTS IN INDIA – Crimes Against Women
  • Pykih produced India Budget 2014 Viz. for The major challenge of this project was that we had to fetch data from Twitter and National Stock Exchange, clean it, analyse, model it and push it to CDN live, minute after minute in an extremely robust fashion.


  • Odyssey.js is an open-source tool that allows you to combine maps, narratives, and other multimedia into a beautiful story.
  • Coursera has new course:- Metadata: Organizing and Discovering Information: Metadata is an unsung hero of the modern world, the plumbing that makes the information age possible. This course describes how Metadata is used as an information tool for the Web, for databases, and for the software and computing applications around us.
  • Mapping Digital Media: India – Report. The Mapping Digital Media project examines the global opportunities and risks created by the transition from traditional to digital media. Covering 60 countries, the project examines how these changes affect the core democratic service that any media system should provide: news about political, economic, and social affairs.


  • People are denied access to research hidden behind paywalls every day. This problem is invisible, but it slows innovation, kills curiosity and harms patients. This is an indictment of the current system. Open Access has given us the solution to this problem by allowing everyone to read and re-use research. We created the Open Access Button to track the impact of paywalls and help you get access to the research you need. By using the button you’ll help show the impact of this problem, drive awareness of the issue, and help change the system. Furthermore, the Open Access Button has several ways of helping you get access to the research you need right now.