Notes

On current research, literature, datasets, and computing

Datasets

Publicly available survey datasets on India
Indian Human Development Survey 2005 (IHDS) • March 3, 2013
IHDS is one of the most recent and comprehensive survey datasets available about Indian population. IHDS is a nationally representative, multi-topic survey of 41,554 households in 1,503 villages and 971 urban neighborhoods across India. Survey questions covered wide range of topics: health, education, employment, economic status, marriage, fertility, gender relations, and social capital.
Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) • March 3, 2013
DHS has representative data on population, health,HIV, and nutrition collected in multiple surveys for over 90 countries including India.
Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS), International • March 3, 2013
IPUMS-International is a project dedicated to collecting and distributing census data from around the world. It makes available socioeconomic survey data for a number of countries including India.
Indian Microdata at The World Bank • March 3, 2013
The World Bank has made avialable a number of microdatasets for India.
World Health Organization (WHO) Data • March 3, 2013
WHO website has Data on Health, Diseases, and Consumption of Tobocco and Alcohol.
The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI), India • March 3, 2013
MOSPI provides researchers with socioeconomic data collected through a number of representative surveys in India at moderate prices.
Indian household survey data at DUKE • March 3, 2013

Miscellaneous

Sanskrit Resources • March 2, 2013
Resources for learning Sanskrit: books, literature, and links.
Telugu Resources • March 2, 2013
Resources for learning Telugu: books, literature, and links.