Articles by Haji Rahamathulla Sheriff

Haji has completed his M-Tech in  Geo-Informatics and is currently working with Janaagraha as GIS Manager. He is passionate about data collection and making the data available for open source that will help others in getting correlation in large amounts of the data for analysis and

One of the important pillars of democracy is civic participation in the processes of governance. Participation by citizens in their local governance can vary from something as simple as turning up to vote in elections - general, assembly and local body-to registering their grievances with the local bodies and participating in ward committee meetings. In the “Bengaluru constituencies datajam”, conducted on 1st April, at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore, we looked at publicly available data to evaluate the 28 assembly constituencies in Bengaluru Urban district on their civic participation. Problem statement Rank Bengaluru’s constituencies in terms of civic…

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