Chennai Mathematical Institute


Date and time: Wednesday, 6 April, 2:00 pm
Venue: Seminar Hall, CMI (Hybrid talk)
How to use public data for decision making

John Samuel Raja
co-founder, How India Lives.


Public data is often hard to access, comes in different formats and often released at irregular intervals. What if we harness the public data for decision making? Will it throw useful insights for making better decisions? The talk will discuss challenges in using public data and offer few examples of how public data can be used for decision making.

About the speaker:

How India Lives ( aggregates data from multiple sources and slices it down to very fine grained geographical units, such as pincodes. John Samuel Raja is one of the co-founders of How India Lives. His background is in economics and journalism.