Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), in line with PM Narendra Modi's Digital India initiative, has launched the egovernance mobile app UMANG - Unified Mobile Application for New-Age Governance. As said earlier, the application now has over 100 services from central and state government.
The app was announced previous year by the PMO, and is a part of the Digital India initiative by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY). At present, the Umang app provides services across 12 categories which include - agriculture, education, employment and skills, energy, finance, health, housing, police, public grievance, revenue, transport, and utility.
Umang app is available is available for Android, iOS as well as Windows users. The app is basically an evolving platform that has been designed for the Indian citizens to offer them access to the pan India e-government services from the Central, State, Local Bodies, and Agencies of government on app, web, SMS, and IVR channels. The app also allows the users to discover, download, access and use all government services easily in one place all from the comfort of you mobile phone.More news: United States authorities identify alleged Game of Thrones hacker
More news: Justice Department Will Sue to Stop AT&T-Time Warner Merger
More news: Russian billionaire arrested in France for tax evasion
The UMANG app will expand its usability in the coming days and the users will be able to link their Aadhaar cards in order to avail full benefits of the application. It also has a built-in Aadhaar-based authentication mechanism to let users securely access different Aadhaar related services. It is accessible in Google Play store, Apple App store and Windows store. It is entirely free of cost. You can also download the application by giving a missed call to 97183-97183. The app has a dedicated customer support service working from 8 AM to 8 PM per day.
- More for Less: Only a single mobile app need to be installed instead of each app of each department. Whenever you change your mobile phone, you can login using your Aadhaar number, which is the easiest way. Here's everything you need to know about the Indian Government's latest initiative Umang. You can also connect social media profiles like Facebook and Twitter.