The Open Government Data Portal of Tamil Nadu has been set up at https://tn.data.gov.in to provide collated access to the resources (data-sets/apps) under catalogs, published by different government departments of Government of Tamil Nadu in open data structured format. The portal presently has 16,914 resources / data-sets in 1,061 Catalogs from 56 departments.
An Awareness training programme was conducted on the features of TNOGD portal for 80 officials from 38 Secretariat Departments on 19th December 2019, at “Grand by GRT Hotels”, Chennai. The programme has briefly covered in details on the objectives of the TNOGD portal and the Visualization Tool, https://visualize.data.gov.in, which is embedded within the TNOGD portal and a live demo on the visualization tool was presented to the participants during the session.
The data at the district levels published by the Department of Economics & Statistics through District Hand Books (DHB) for the year 2017-18, with respect to the districts of Karur and Tiruvannamalai were uploaded in the TNOGD portal for the first time.
In addition, the datasets from the Department of Minorities Welfare for the period 2017-18 have been updated in the portal, covering the following areas: