“Data is the fuel which ignites the digital economy and the Digital India Project of the Union Government has given a great impetus to this”, said Dr. Neeta Varma, Director General, National Informatics Centre New Delhi.
She also said that the coming era will be data driven and will create lot of job opportunities, She was inaugurating NCODDR (National Conference on Open Data and Data Repository) via video conferencing. Dr. J. Letha, Vice Chancellor presided over the function.
Dr. Paulose Jacob, Head, Scientific Computing Panel, Naval Research Board, Dr. Usha Mujoo Munshi, ICSU-CODATA Member, Dr. R. K. Chadha, Former Additional Secretary(Lok Sabha), Dr. N. Chandramohanakumar, Member Syndicate, Dr. Sunil K. Narayanankutty, Controller of Examinations, Dr. C. Beena, University Librarian and Shri.P. Jayarajan, Library Advisor, Thunchath Ezhuthachan Malayalam University spoke.
The three day conference will have participation of national and international researchers and will discuss various topics like production of data through research, accumulation, scientific organisation, transfer of data and IPR issues.