As per this, we can question whether they are selling data for 'other than statistical purposes' i.e. commercial purposes to companies and whether there is any tracking of to whom this data is released
6.6 This point on consent of the survey respondent isn't very clear. They say a question asking for consent for the data to be used for stats purposes should be included in survey forms. But I thought the 2008 Act allows it by default?
Consent terms: If they have a way of reaching back out to survey population if they change their T&C / purpose of use?
and also pvt companies if they are given access
along with purpose? for private companies
Aadhaar number*** Don't remember why this was starred separately, but we should probably mention that no UID / biometric type information should be in a position where it can be linked, or even collected if not required.
As members of open data communities, policy and academic research institutes, technical and development sector organisations, and as citizens in general, we want to express our great appreciation for the recently launched Nakshe portal. This initiative by the Survey of India to make the Open Series Map publicly available foruse is long awaited and welcomed. We are certain that these maps would be of great use for researchers, programmers, and practitioners alike.
3) under the Government Open Data License - India.
Considering the Nakshe portal is the primary website for publishing the Open Series Map files, the first recommendation should be followed because double publication will only help discoverability of these files, and hence their wider use.