Open Government Data Portal of Surat City - https://surat.data.gov.in - is a platform for supporting Open Data initiative of Surat Municipal Corporation. The portal is intended to be used by Surat Municipal Corporation to publish datasets, documents, services, tools and applications collected by them for public use. It intends to increase transparency in the functioning of the city administration and also open avenues for many more innovative uses of City Government Data to give different perspective.
Open Government Data Portal of Surat City is designed and developed by the Open Government Data Division of National Informatics Centre (NIC), Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), Government of India. The portal has been created under Software as A Service (SaaS) model of Open Government Data (OGD) Platform India of NIC.
The data available in the portal are owned by Surat Municipal Corporation.
Data Management System (DMS) – Module for contributing data catalogs by various departments for making those available on the front end website after a due approval process through a defined workflow.
Content Management System (CMS) – Module for managing and updating various functionalities and content types of Open Government Data Portal of Surat City.
Visitor Relationship Management (VRM) – Module for collating and disseminating viewer feedback on various data catalogs.
Communities – Module for community users to interact and share their zeal and views with others, who share common interests as that of theirs.