Modi’s Launch of Umang App Brings Host of Govt. Services Closer
The Umang App for e-governance was launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday. Developed by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and the National e-Governance Division (NeGD), its aim is to promote government’s Digital India initiative.
“Today, we launched the Umang Mobile App, which will provide over a hundred citizen-centric services. At the back-end, these services will be catered for by many different departments of the Union and State Governments. This integrated approach will add an automatic layer of ‘peer performance pressure’, in the working of these departments,” Prime Minister Modi said.
UTILITY OF UMANG APP
– Pay utility bills
– File tax returns
– Book gas cylinder
– Adhaar related query
– Digi Locker
– Check CBSE results
– Making passport
– know your PF account
Not just that, any services that are newly launched by the government will get instantly notified through this platform.
FEATURES OF UMANG APP
– Connected to the social media, viz., Facebook, Twitter and Google.
– Multilingual support: 10 Indian languages in addition to Hindi and English
– Provides services across 12 categories which include — agriculture, education, employment and skills, energy, finance, health, housing, police, public grievance, revenue, transport and utility
The app is available on Android and iOS platform for download. You can also give a missed call on 9718397183 to get the download link of the app.