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Sikkim affirms to become the First state in India by having Open Government Data Portal

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Launched by: Lok Sabha MP, P D Rai

Venue and date: Gangtok, June 11 of 2016.

Weblink portal:

Open Government Data Platform


Updating data regarding Organic and agricultural and other activities in the portal

Delegate: Sikkim Co-operative Union Chairperson Ganesh Rai

Developed by:

  • Information Technology Department
  • Government of Sikkim
  • National Informatics Centre (NIC) team

Features of the portal:

  • The updation of data is controlled by the government controlled entities
  • Can be accessed by freely
  • Should be reused and redistributed by any person
  • The one more step ahead to the national platform by the requirement of hard work

About NIC:

  • The headquarters of National Informatics Centre is situated in New Delhi
  • Providing e-governance applications in governmental departments at all levels
  • Enabling the improvement in all government services
  • The all Indian government websites are controlled by the National Informatics Centre

About Sikkim:

  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Lepcha, Sikkimese, Nepalese and English are some of the languages spoken by the people
  • Chief Minister: Pawan Kumar Chamling
  • Mask Dance is the most famous dance of Sikkim