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Applying For PAN Card To Withdrawing PF: Here's How UMANG App Is A Must

The Government Of India Launched The UMANG (Unified Mobile Application For New-age Governance) App With A Motive Of Promoting E-governance.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Mohit Pandey | Updated on: 26 Feb 2020, 11:07:27 AM
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The app can be used for a variety of things from applying for a passport to getting information about Ayushman Bharat (Photo Credit: umang.gov.in)

New Delhi:

The Government of India launched the UMANG (Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance) app with a motive of promoting e-governance. UMANG app was developed by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and National e-Governance Division (NeGD) to drive Mobile Governance in India, according to the information available on the UMANG’s official website. The app can be used for a variety of things ranging from applying for a passport to checking the list of recognised engineering colleges across the country.

UMANG app was developed by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY). (Photo Credit: umang.gov.in)

Here are some of the important things that can be done using the UMANG app.

Aadhaar card: Apply, Track Status

It can be used to apply for the Aadhaar card and to change the address on the card and more. By using the UMANG app, Aadhaar card can be viewed and downloaded from the DigiLocker account. Moreover, the digital format of Aadhaar card is accepted as verification document.

Ayushman Bharat: Get Information

UMANG app helps in getting information about India’s National Health Protection Scheme. This scheme seeks to provide affordable health care services to the poor and marginalised.

Passport Seva: Get An Appointment

By using this app, one can apply for getting a passport. This app helps in getting appointment, check application status.

Report Cybercrime

This portal can be used to report a cybercrime complaint and track it.

MADAD- Get Help Abroad

MADAD is ministry of external affairs' initiative to help Indian diaspora in distress abroad. UMANG app helps in registering grievances related to consular services offered by Indian Embassies in other countries.

Khoya Paya: Lodge The Missing Report Your Child

One can use this app to report and search a missing child. Khoya Paya is an initiative of ministry of women and child development.

Bharat Billpay- Pay Your Bills Online

This app can be used to pay utility bills online. UMANG app can be used to pay electricity bills, water bills and more.

Digilocker: Keep Your Documents Safe

DigitLocker, which is a cloud-based platform, helps in storing documents in digital format. UMANG app helps in logging in to DigiLocker account.

Income Tax: Pay Your Income-Tax

This service allows users to fill Challan 280 . One can also track the challan status using this app.

PAN: Apply For PAN Card

There’s 'My PAN' service in the UMANG app. It helps users to get new PAN card.

Also Read: Get Free PAN Card In Just 10 Minutes Using Your Aadhaar Number, Check Steps Here

ESIC: Track Application

UMANG app can be used to log in ESIC or the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation account.

EPFO: Track Provident Fund Services

By using UMANG app, one can track PF services. Users can also use this app to view passbook, raise claim, know claim status.

Check The List Of Recognised Engineering Colleges

You can have the access of list of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) approved colleges by using this app.

National Consumer Help

UMANG app helps in filing complaints regarding consumer issues. It can also be used to track the complaint status.

Also Read: Attention!! PAN Cards To Become Inoperative After March 31 If Not Linked With Aadhaar

Check Your Call Quality, Net Speed

This app helps in registering for DND. It also has the facility of checking the status of DND complaints.

Weather Forecast

UMANG app can be used for checking the latest weather conditions and forecast. It also gives the weather prediction for next 6 days.

Avail Benefits Of Swachh Bharat

By using Umang app, one avail benefits of the Swachh Bharat scheme.

Download Your LPG Connection Voucher

By using UMANG app, users can view and download vouchers for LPG connection.

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First Published : 26 Feb 2020, 10:46:33 AM