Open Government Platform

Below you’ll see the first code for a data management system.

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The Open Government Platform (OGPL) is a product developed by the governments of India, Canada, and the United States to promote transparency and greater citizen engagement by making more government data, documents, tools, and processes publicly available through a freely available, open source platform. By making this available in useful machine-readable formats it allows developers, analysts, media, and academia to develop new applications and insights that will help give citizens more information for better decisions. In using an open source method of development, the OGPL community will provide future technology enhancements, open government solutions, and community-based technical support. OGPL has become an example of a new era of diplomatic collaborations that benefit the global community that promote government transparency, citizen-focused applications, and enrich humanity. You can find out more about OGPL at

The code available today is an early release of the complete code for the OGPL. The core of OGPL is the data, documents, tools, policies, and processes that governments will share and applications that are created by developers around the world. Governments will be able to:

Developers will be able to create applications that help citizens make better decisions by viewing, using, and merging datasets from different nations by:

OGPL product has four main components implemented on a single Drupal instance. The entire code can be accessed at

OGPL contains the essential features for a government to establish an open data capability. It is expected, using open source methodologies that the global developer community will continue to expand and evolve this release to bring in improvements and new functionality. Initially, OGPL will provide governments the ability to:

We are currently seeking testers and experienced open source developers to provide recommendations as additional modules are released to the open source community. If you are interested in being part of OGPL, please contact us at or on Twitter at @OGPL or Facebook at