7 Most Useful Mobile Apps by Indian Government

7 Most Useful Mobile Apps by Indian Government

Indian central government has come up with different schemes, policies, and applications to offer a better living option to the citizens of the state. In addition to this, various welfare applications have been launched. It includes ePathshala, Aarogya Setu, MyGov, BHIM, GST rate finder and the like. However, the interested beneficiaries of the scheme can look for the details, app features and try to download it from suitable links.

7 Most Useful Mobile Apps by Indian Government

There are different types of apps that are recently launched and earlier started by government initiatives. Different apps serve different needs of Indian citizens and a list of the same is given below.

Aarogya Setu App

Features of the application

  • The Android mobile app has been launched by central government. It offers health service to the Indian citizens at the time of outbreak of the pandemic of COVID-19.
  • With the launch of the app, the Indian government is trying to improve the healthcare department.
  • By using the app, Indian citizens are able to get better information about the risks, practices and advisories that are related to the pandemic.
App has been last updated on28 April 2020
Size of the app3.7M
Current Version1.1.1
Installs5 crore+
Android version required is5.0 and higher version
Application has been offered byNIC eGov Mobile Apps
Link to Downloadhttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=nic.goi.aarogyasetu&hl=en_INhttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=nic.goi.aarogyasetu&hl=en_IN

 

 BHIM App

Characteristics of the application

  • Bharat Interface for money has been launched as a UPI based payment gateway for android phone users.
  • Indian government has launched the application on the 30th December, 2016.
  • Users can download and install the app from Google App store
  • The National Payments Corporation of India has helped in the app development for facilitating cashless transactions in India.
  • The transaction limit is rupees 40,000 per day.
App has been last updated on29th March 2020
Size of the app Different for different devices
Current Version2.1.1
Installs5 crore+
Android version required is5.0 and up

 

Application has been offered byNational Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)
Link to Downloadhttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=in.org.npci.upiapp&hl=en_IN

 

 Umang App

Highlighting features of the app

  • Umang or Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance will become the first e-governance mobile.
  • To access different options of government services, it becomes easy to do so through this application.
  • The services it offers are healthcare, transport, education, housing, financial, employment and skills and the like.
  • The application offers easy-to-use interface saving both money and time.
App has been last updated on24 April 2020
Size of the app 20 MB

 

Current Version1.3.6

 

Installs1 crore+

 

Android version required is4.4 and up

 

Application has been offered byMeitY, Government of India

 

Link to Downloadhttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=in.gov.umang.negd.g2c&hl=en_IN

 

 My Gov App

Characteristics of the application

  • This application invites citizen engagement in different government affairs.
  • Through this application, it is easy to invite comments, ideas, arguments and suggesting of common citizens to the central government
  • Even in policy formulation and different program implementation, Indian citizens are able to participate
  • This phase of direct participatory directory has been possible by the launch of the above said scheme
App has been last updated on29 April 2020

 

Size of the app 9.9 MB

 

Current Version2.4.1

 

Installs10 lakhs+

 

Android version required is5.0 and up

 

Application has been offered byMyGovIndia

 

Link to Downloadhttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=in.mygov.mobile&hl=en

 

 ePathshala App

Key points of the application

  • This application will have different forms of educational e-resources like audio, video, periodicals, textbooks and other digital forms
  • The main purpose of the app launch is to offer equality education facility for all.
  • With the help of the app launch, it is also possible to help students get access to different digital forms of education materials.
  • The app users can download the books from the app as many as are supported by the mobile device
  • In the app, the students can pinch, zoom, navigate, share, listen to videos, bookmark pages and create digital notes
App has been last updated on27 April 2020

 

Size of the app2.0.8
Current Version2.4.1

 

Installs10 lakhs+

 

Android version required is4.1 and up
Application has been offered byNCERT
Link to Downloadhttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=in.gov.epathshala&hl=en_IN

 GST Rate Finder App

Key notes of the app

  • Through this app, it is easy to search for the price and GST rates of services and goods
  • Here, the users can go through the list of taxes that are applied to different products
App has been last updated on7 December 2017

 

Size of the app2.1 MB
Current Version1.56
Installs10 lakhs+

 

Android version required is4.0.3 and up
Application has been offered byCentral Board of Excise and Customs or CBEC

 

Link to Downloadhttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=in.gov.cbec.gsttaxratemanual&hl=en_IN

 

 mPassport Seva App

Features of the application

  • The application has been launched with the idea to offer passport service via application
  • Smartphone users can track passport application and try to locate Passport Seva Kendra
  • The app also offers general information about passport
App has been last updated on16 April 2020
Size of the app2.3 MB
Current Version4.9
Installs50 lakhs+
Android version required is5.0 and up
Application has been offered byConsular, Passport and Visa (CPV) Division

 

Link to Downloadhttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=gov.mea.psp&hl=en_IN

 

 Therefore, to get easy access to different government services, people can choose the apps mentioned above. It offers easy to download from Google App store.

Other Links

  1. Pradhan Mantri Nai Manzil Yojana 
  2. Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana 
  3. Akrama Sakrama Scheme in Karnataka
  4. Haryana MSME Revival Interest Benefit Scheme 

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