With the advancement of technology, we have always tried to make our life easier and fast. So does the the government that’s why there are various Mobile Apps by Government of India launched under its Digital India campaign.
These government applications helps its users by providing many facilities easily like getting information about Railways, tax rates, Booking food for train journey etc.
The government has also encouraged people to go cashless by promoting many useful apps. Some of them are discussed below.
Bharat Interface for Money or BHIM is a mobile app developed by National Corporation of India. It is used to transfer money between different banks. The main reason for launching this app is to make India digital and become cash free.
UMANG stands for the Unified Mobile APP for New-age Governance. As the name suggests it is a unified mobile app which means many apps or services in one app.
It is developed by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. It is also launched to promote digital India motive. It provides many services like bill payments, booking the gas cylinder, booking a gas cylinder, etc.
mPassport Seva is developed by the Ministry of External Affairs. It is very useful for the people who are want to get a new passport. It provides many services related to the passport. It makes the process easy and less hectic.
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
As the name suggests, its main motive is to keep the country clean and beautiful. If at any place there is a lot of garbage and no one is paying attention to that, then if anyone uploads the picture of the waste with locality details, the petition will be automatically transferred to the nearest municipality.
Thus, it requires public involvement and awareness to help the government to keep the country clean.
GST Rate Finder
This app is developed by the Central Board of Excise and Customs. It has all the details of imposed GST. It is useful for businessmen and entrepreneurs to know the current tax rates and need not anyone to keep the records updated. Thus, it saves money and time for many people.
This is a very good app for the people as well as government. Through this app, a person can give his ideas, opinions, and comments on many topics to the government.
Before this app, it was very difficult for a common man to share his views and comments with the government. This will help the government to know what the public really wants and what are the problems they are facing.
Indian Police At Your Call App
This helps a person to find the route of the nearest police station and call them when need help. It has all the information about the route, distance, contact details, etc. of the police station. It is a very useful app in case a person feels unsafe or is in any kind of danger.
This app is developed by NCERT and HRD Ministry and is a very useful app for students. It contains all NCERT ebooks.
It has many interesting features like highlight, pinch, listening to text using text-to-speech, etc. It gives an opportunity for the poor students who can’t afford all the books.
This app enables the user to create a digital copy of the driving license four-wheeler/ two-wheeler registration certificate.
It also gives the facility to verify user details and existing registration.
Nowadays, aadhaar card has become very popular and important. It is the unique identification card.
It has become mandatory in many places. This app enables the user to carry their aadhaar card in their smartphones and control their account any time.
The biggest benefit of this app is that it enables the user to share their eKYC with any service provider, anywhere.
Earlier people had not the access to know the information of their posts like where are their parcel and through which route it is going, etc.
This applet the user know all the information about his or her parcel. The postal department offers many insurance policies through postal life insurance and rural postal life insurance.
The user can check the premium payable for all the eligible types of insurance policies through this app.
IRCTC RAIL CONNECT
IRCTC RAIL CONNECT app has become very popular across the country because of its features.
It enables the user to book the ticket online, find the availability of the seats, train routes, trains between any stations, etc. It is very easy and fast to use. It also has the facility of e-wallets for faster and easier transactions.
Kisan Suvidha app is for farmers. Farmers face many difficulties to know the market prices and other things which can help them increase their profit.
Kisan Suvidha app provides much useful information like the weather report, the market price of goods, tips for more productivity, etc. which helps the farmers to take the right decisions and get profit.
Starting a business is not an easy task. Experience and knowledge are required for a profitable business. Good advice is very important for an entrepreneur.
Startup India helps to understand and gain information about the startup ecosystem. Using this app, users can know about the government incentives for startup.
Incredible India app
Incredible India app is very useful for tourists.
This app provides the user with the information about guides, hostels, routes, contact number and email address of the tourist department, transport operators, tourist places, travel agents, etc.
The user gets the needed information on their mobile phones. This is a very easy app.
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Online RTI App
This app enables the user to use the Right to Information Act (RTI). This app makes the process less tedious.
Using this app, users can file RTI and their lawyers and experts frame the application and send the draft back to the user for approval or revision. The user can either modify it or submit it. The user gets the response of the filed RTI within a month.
This app also enables the user to form communities and forums to share queries. All information about the state and central government rules for RTI applications can be accessed using this app.
IRCTC eCatering - Food on Track
This app is very useful during travelling by trains for a long journey. Customers can view booked order, cancel, order food of their choice, etc.
While traveling. In case the ticket is canceled or full waiting list, the ordered food is automatically canceled. This app also shows if the train is running late or is on time to reach the station where food is ordered.
Also, customers have to pay prefixed prices for food.
While journeying, many people are overcharged by the railway caterers and sellers and they have to pay because of no other option.
In this modern world, to go with the speed of the world, it is a useful way of accessing and sharing information, doing work faster and efficiently, know the various rules and regulations of the country, etc.
It also helps the user to contribute towards the well being and development of the nation by involving in many social awareness programs, sharing views and ideas, helping others through charity, etc.
People should be motivated to use the internet and useful government apps to save themselves from the long and hectic ways of the required processes.
The biggest advantage of using government apps is that the user need not to go anywhere.
These useful government apps are the need of the generation and must be used for getting help. Apps like startup India, GST Rate Finder, etc. are very helpful to the businessman and apps like BHIM, UMANG, IRCTC RAIL CONNECT, mAadhar, mPassport Seva, etc. are useful for common people in their daily life. ePathshala is a very good app and step for the students.