India Gets Digital with Umang App

Prime Minister’s “DigitalIndia” aim gets one step ahead with the one-in-all app named Umang. During the inauguration of the fifth edition of Global Conference on Cyberspace on Thursday, Narendra Modi discussed the future of Digital India and said, “DigitalIndia is the world’s largest program using technology to help citizens and to improve service delivery.” Umang app is an initiative in the same direction that aims to provide 100-plus services of the center as well as the state government on one single podium.
Unified mobile application Umang has been visualized to make e-governance and to help citizens avail multiple government services. Made available at Google Play store, Apple App store and also on Windows store for free, the e-governance app is designed by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and National e-Governance Division (NeGD).
Easily accessible via smartphones, feature phones, tablets, and desktops, the aim of the app is to provide all pan India e-Gov services like Aadhaar and Digilocker on one single platform. The Umang app can be used to pay utility bills, file income tax, to book a gas cylinder, and even to know Provident fund details. You can also raise Aadhaar-related queries.

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Quite simple to use, all you need to do is download the app. Once the app has been downloaded, you will need to register your personal details and link the Aadhaar card with the same. After creating Umang account, go to the services section on the app and filter through categories and services suiting your needs. Umang app will be available for use to all and comes with a dedicated customer support team
Offering more than 150 government services, Umang app can be used to pay utility bills online. Currently, 45 services have been linked to Umang including Aadhaar card, AICTE, Bharat BillPay, Bharat Gas, CBSE, DigiSevak, EPFO, My Pan NPS, Pay Income Tax and much more.

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