NCBC’s OPENDATA : Pakistan’s One-Stop Data Repository

Availability of data is fundamental to the development of a robust and reliable ecosystem of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Data Analysis. The country lacked a central, one-stop data repository for academia, researchers and policy makers.  NCBC has developed the National Open Data Portal for Pakistan ( The portal is envisioned to become a central repository for open data from a range of fields. The portal is indigenously designed, on the lines of the national data portals of developed countries like US ( and UK ( Any organization which wishes to share the data can do so through a simple mechanism. The center has ensured that data authenticity and quality is endured during the sharing process. The data bank developed by NCBC is set to become a reliable resource for a range of fields. Users can access the open data here .

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