Launch of India Urban Data Exchange (IUDX)
Part of: GS Prelims and GS- II – Governance & GS – III – Information Technology
- India Urban Data Exchange (IUDX) was launched recently.
- Ministry: Housing and Urban Affairs
- IUDX has been developed in partnership between the Smart Cities Mission and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru.
- IUDX serves as an interface for data providers and data users.
- Objective: To share, request, and access datasets related to cities, urban governance, and urban service delivery.
- It is an open-source software platform.
- It will ensure secured and authenticated exchange of data amongst various data platforms.