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AVPN October Webinar: Leveraging Data to Build Future-Ready Indian Cities

By Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN)




Online and India

Date & time

11 October 2018



11 October 2018


About this event

India’s unprecedented urbanization has outpaced the country’s ecosystem building growth, causing drastic inequality across the land. There is a need to make cities more inclusive and responsive to change by identifying quantifiable and measurable challenges. Therefore, data collection needs to translate into useful insights for knowledge and product development. With the help of government agencies, private organizations, and communities, key performance areas and indicators have to be identified and matrices designed.

In this webinar, hear from AVPN partner, Tata Trusts  and  member Ajooni Impact Investors Pvt. Ltd (IPE Global), who are using data to make Indian cities future ready on a systemic level. The webinar will:

  • Assess key performance areas to formulate matrices for city development and governance
  • Guide participants along the process of populating open data portal
  • Share experiences, lessons learnt, and challenges from operationalising Government of India’s Open Data Mandate in cities with a case study from Pune City

Please contact [email protected] for any questions.


Anita Kane 
City Data Officer (Pune Municipal Corporation), Tata Trusts

She is responsible for driving the data engagement and management strategies of the Corporation. She has an overall experience of 30+ years in various capacities in the Information Technology field. As a Principal Consultant at Tata Consultancy Services in her previous role, she headed the Partner Solutions Practice and specialized in development and delivery of solutions for the Banking and Financial Services domain.
Sk. Salim Altaf
Senior Manager, CIG-DPM Team, IPE Global

As one of the ‘Young Leader’ in IPE Global, he has been instrumental in diversifying IPE Global’s business practices in South Asia and South East Asia Region. He completed his post-graduate in City Planning from IIT Kharagpur and is a council registered architect. He has also successfully undertaken multiple projects in the area of urban mobility, special area planning, housing, architecture & urban design while managing complex urban development programmes. He has worked with – Asian Development Bank, DFID, GIZ, The World bank etc. on large scale assignments in India, Mongolia and Afghanistan.

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