Tag: Open Data Nepal

NOV 20

Beta Version of Election Nepal Portal Released

Election Nepal Homepage On 13th April 2017 (31st Chaitra 2073), A day before Nepalese New Year 2074, we officially released the first Beta version of Election Nepal Portal in collaboration with Code for Nepal and made it open for contribution. What is Electionnepal.org? Election Nepal in a crowdsourced citizen engagement portal which will include Local Elections

Nikesh Balami
OCT 30

Sensitizing Nepal’s digital natives: Open Data Awareness Program announced

To support Nepal’s growing open data movement and increase its network of data-savvy practitioners, Open Knowledge Nepal has announced the Open Data Awareness Program, which aims to sensitize more than 300+ students and youth from seven districts. The Open Data Awareness Program aims to raise awareness about the concept and usage of open data to

Nikesh Balami
OCT 5

Nepal’s Progress in Open Data: Ranking and Open Percentage

In May 2nd, 2017 Open Knowledge International launched the 4th edition of Global Open Data Index (GODI), a global assessment of open government data publication. This year Global Open Data Index compares national government in 94 places across the 15 key datasets that have been assessed by the community as the most useful for solving

Nikesh Balami
SEP 10

ओपन नलेज नेपालद्वारा खुल्ला डाटा पुस्तिकाको पहिलो संस्करण प्रकाशित

ओपन नलेज नेपालद्वारा आयोजित “खुल्ला डाटा पुस्तिका” को प्रथम नेपाली संस्करण बिमोचन कार्यक्रम २०७४ साल साउन २३ गतेका दिन मुड्स लंज त्रीपुरेश्वोरमा भब्य कार्यक्रमका बीच सम्पन्न गरियो । उक्त कार्यक्रममा ओपेन डाटाको क्षेत्रमा लाग्नुभएका विभिन्न व्यक्ति तथा संस्थाहरुको उल्लेखनीय सहभागिता थियो । कार्यक्रमा राष्ट्रिय सूचना आयोगका प्रमुख सूचना आयुक्त्त श्री कृष्णहरि बास्कोटा, काठमाडौँ लिभिंग ल्याब्सका

Nikesh Balami
AUG 17

Open Data Handbook now available in the Nepali Language

On 7 August 2017 Open Knowledge Nepal launched the first version of Nepali Open Data Handbook – An introductory guidebook used by governments and civil society organizations around the world as an introduction and blueprint for open data projects. The book was launched by Mr. Krishna Hari Baskota, Chief Information Commissioner of National Information Commission, Dr.

Nikesh Balami

Open Knowledge Nepal — A nonprofit organization!!

  After working for almost 4 years in various Open Knowledge fields as an open, volunteer-led community, we are now proud of announcing ourselves as a registered organization, as an officially registered non-profit organization under Nepal Government, Company Act 2063. The registration number of Open Knowledge Nepal at Office of Company Registrar, Tripureshwor is 16071/073/074

Nikesh Balami

Fundraising for Open Data Handbook Nepali Version

Open Data Barometer 2015, a global annual survey that measures and ranks the availability, readiness, and impact of open (government) data of nations ranked Nepal at position 68 among 92 countries surveyed. Nepal’s overall score is 13.09, Readiness score is 22, Implementation score is 12, and Impact score is 8. The scores are relative to

Nikesh Balami
DEC 21

२०१४ खुला डेटा सूचकांकले प्रमुख डेटा खोल्न सरकारले ढिलो प्रगति गरेको देखाउँछ

खुल्ला ज्ञानले विश्वव्यापी खुला डेटाको स्थिति मुल्याङ्कन गर्दै २०१४ खुला डेटा सूचकांक प्रकाशित गरेको छ खुल्ला ज्ञानले २०१४ खुला डेटा सूचकांक प्रकाशित गरेको छ जसले केहि प्रगति भएको देखाएता पनि अझै अधिकांश सरकारहरुले आफ्ना नागरिक र व्यवसायहरुलाई सुलभ रूपमा प्रमुख जानकारीहरु उपलब्ध गराइरहेका छैनन् भन्ने दर्शाउँछ। मैक्किंजे तथा अन्यले खुल्ला डेटाको सम्भावित लाभ १ खरब

Nikesh Balami
SEP 24

Software Freedom Day 2014 celebrated in Nepal

Software Freedom Day (SFD) is a worldwide celebration of Free and Open Spirit. In Nepal, FOSS Nepal Community began celebration of SFD since 2005. In the year 2007, 2008 and 2009, for three consecutive years, FOSS Nepal’s SFD celebration was recognized as the best SFD event in the world. This year with the aim to

Nikesh Balami
JUL 22

OKFN Meeting (20th July, 2014)

Every Sunday meetup between community members of OKFN (Open Knowledge Foundation Nepal) taken place in smart samaj office at usual time. Today 20th July, 2014 it was special day because our OKFN members Prakash Neupane and Kshitiz khanal were back after attending OKF festival which was held in Germany from July 15-17. All members are

Manish Dongol