Govt's Umang app finally sees the light of the day: All you need to know

It would be a window to access almost all sorts of government services, including national scholarships, women's safety, health care applications, e-District and Passport Seva

Umang app

Umang app

Karan Choudhury
Almost a year after its announcement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi finally launched the one-stop shop mobile application for all government services UMANG (Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance). While the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology earlier said that the app would be launched by December 2016, there has been a delay due to several beta tests that were being conducted over the last year. 

"It is an evolving platform designed for citizens of India to offer them access to the pan India e-Gov services from the Central, State, Local Bodies, and Agencies of government on app, web, SMS, and IVR channels," the government said. Senior officials of the ministry said it is a defining app in the Digital India

First Published: Nov 23 2017 | 12:46 PM IST

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