KATHMANDU: The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) has launched the country’s first integrated statistics portal on Sunday. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli launched the portal named nationaldata.gov.np amidst a full meeting of the National Planning Commission. The portal provides data processed on the basis of geography of federal, provincial and local level governments, nature, potentials and Sustainable Development Goals. The launch of the portal was one of the commitments made by the government’s policies and programmes for the current fiscal year. CBS Director General Suman Raj Aryal, said the portal based on the principle of open data is expected to ensure people’s access to data concerning multiple fields including the national geography, nature, resources, potentials and SDGs. The three layers of concerned government bodies will update their data on the portal as per need.