Datanet India launches first of its kind Assembly Factbooks for 225 Assembly of Karnataka
Datanet India, a 16-year-old Information Technology enabled Services Company, has launched the utmost essential Assembly Factbooks which will offer the demographic and electoral features along with the historical election results at assembly level since independence and polling station level results for elections after delimitation 2008 for a particular assembly constituency. These first of its kind Assembly Factbooks are now available for all the 225 Assembly Constituencies of Karnataka. Similar were earlier released for Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh.
The dataproffered in these assembly level books are compiled from the authentic sourcesi.e. Election Commission of India (ECI), Chief Electoral Officer (CEO),Karnataka, State Election Commission and Registrar General of India. Thesebooks also comprise the Datanet India’s estimates for demographic andsocio-economic access of data at constituency level. The uniqueness of thesebooks is the incorporation of the statistical data, maps, graphs and chartswhich presents the extensive information about a particular assemblyconstituency in an impressive format. These are the one stop electoral dataguides for a particular assembly constituency.
In view ofthe potential usage of these books, they have not only been made availableonline at its portal www.datanetindia-ebooks.combut also in print, eBook and webaccess formats to cover its vastly scattered users of electoral data andanalysis.
Talking tothe media about this launch, Co-founder and Director of Datanet India, Dr. R.K.Thukral stated that in the era of internet, everything is available in onesingle touch but still encapsulated electoral data is not easily accessible foran assembly constituency. Moreover, India has the world’s most advancedelectronic voting system, yet there has been little fundamental research on itselections until now, thus there is a need of more electoral data and moreanalysis in present days so that more research in this field should come out,which is, an extremely important aspect to make India’s democratic frameworksuccessful. Hence, these books are the perfect key to this problem.
Indicatingits significance, he further added that these first of its kind AssemblyFactbooks include the immense information likewise Location and Political Maps,Demographic, Electoral Features, Historical Summary Election Results, PollingStation Level Election Results, Share of Assembly Constituency and Access ofSocio-Economic Amenities.