Tag: Data Collection
Between 1992 to 2015, heat waves caused between 400 to 3000 deaths per year. However, these death numbers are gravely underreported, something which has caught the eye of the government too. Why are heat-related illnesses and deaths under-reported, and what impact does this data gap have on preparing for this extreme weather event?
With all its challenges and breakthroughs over the past two years, telephonic data collection has proven to be a useful alternative for in-person data collection methods, albeit entirely new.
PBRs are an opportunity to discuss and incorporate the traditional ecological knowledge of local communities and their socio-natural relationships.
Almost a decade after the launch of India’s Open [Government] Data initiative, the program remains constrained and has not lived up to its potential. Its deficiencies stem largely from the discretionary nature of the nation’s Open Data policy.
Over the past few decades, parents have overwhelmingly shifted their children from government-run schools to private schools. The 4 lakh+ private schools in India...