Thane city has been included in the top 10 cities out of 100 cities in India in the “Open Data Week” competition organised under the Smart Cities Mission of the Government of India (GoI).
The Central Government had organised an open data week competition to get the citizens’ advice. Accordingly, this Open Data Week was organised in Thane under the guidance of Dr Vipin Sharma, Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) Commissioner, and in the presence of the then Mayor Naresh Ganpat Mhaske to boost the government’s Open Data Policy.
To enrich the Smart City Open Data Portal quality, datasets, data stories, blogs, and APIs were uploaded through this competition.
Sandeep Malvi Thane Smart City Chief Executive Commissioner and TMC Additional Commissioner had uploaded more than 70 datasets on the Smart Cities Open Data Portal by other departments of Thane Municipal Corporation under TMC Chief Dr Vipin Sharma’s guidance and Thanekars have been helped to use it as per their need.
TMC Chief Dr Vipin Sharma and Additional Commissioner Sandeep Salvi received the award from Smart City Mission Joint Secretary and Mission Director Kunal Kumar in Surat. During the event Information and Technology Officer Swaroop Kulkarni, Nitin Dumbare, Smart City Advisor Kailas Patil, Amol Kumbhar, and others were present at the awards ceremony.