Umag app launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for government services
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched Umang mobile application, an integrated platform for government to citizen services, on November 23, 2017. The acronym of Umang stands for ” Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance”, which has been developed by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY). Currently, the app will host around 162 services from 33 government departments of central and state governments. The app provides all pan India e-Gov services ranging from central to local government bodies and other citizen-centric services like Aadhaar and Digilocker on one single platform. Citizen can download UMANG by giving missed call on 9718397183 and also access it on ‘www.umang.gov.in’.
Topics: Aadhaar • Cashless society • DigiLocker • E-government • Economy • Electronic funds transfer • Government of India • Ministry of Communications and Information Technology • Mobile payments • Online payments • Payment systems • UMANG