PM Modi launched a unified app to serve e-governance through mobile devices. Umang means Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance. This app is developed by Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology and also by National e-Governance Division to offers a service of the state, central, local bodies and various government agencies. Umang works on both platform Android as well on iOS.
Prime Minister Modi said, “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.”
The Umang app has many lists of Digital India services like Aadhaar, DigiLocker, and PayGov. This app provides citizens will all major government service provided through app, web, SMS and IVR channels. Using this app, people can access to their income tax filing, LPG cylinder booking, and Provident fund account. Even you can access CBSE results by using this app. It supports 10 languages, in addition to Hindi and English and includes a payment-based transaction access.
Like any other third-party apps to access e-governance services, the app supports Aadhar and other authentication services such as your phone number and location which gives you single point access to all the government services.
How to register for UMANG Andriod App
You just need to register your identity for using Umang app. The registration process starts with OTA that will be generated to your provided mobile number. For recovering Umang account, you just need to choose between security question and answer it. After completing your registration process, the app will ask you to set an MPIN that will be used to access the app along with your mobile number.
The app has social media integration which will allow you to connect to your Facebook, Google and Twitter accounts and helps you enable one-touch login process.
The app interface appears to be very convenient for new members. The Umang app comes with features like favorite and push notification alerts which will help you to grab the benefits of e-governance in the country. The app comes with support option which will help people to reach experts for their doubts related to the app.
The app is compatible with devices running Android 4.4 and above. You can give a missed call on 97183-97183 to get the app download link on your number. Also, you can download this app from Google Play Store. Do try this app and let us know your feedback in our comment section below.