70 years of Independent India

CHALlenge

Choosing from a range of topics related to India’s identity and development post independence and further this celebration in a data visualisation.

Outcome

I chose to visualise Padma awards instituted by the Indian Government in a Web based interactive data visualisation.

Duration

4 weeks

Visualization

About

Padma Awards, which were instituted in the year 1954, are announced every year on the occasion of Republic Day. The award is given in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The award seeks to recognize works of distinction and is given for distinguished and exceptional achievements/service in all fields of activities/disciplines.

Below is an interactive data visualisation that represents The Padma Awards.

Data collection: https://www.wikipedia.org

Attributes

Name | Year | Field of work | Home state | Award type

Observations

4294 for a span of 62 years


Tidy Data set

 

Inspirations

Explorations

 

Visualization

Landing page to overview

Overview to Details page

Clickable prototype

The visualisation was showcased in Kantar Information is beautiful awards 2017’s longlist. You can check it out and other beautiful data visualizations here