On 23rd November, Minister of Law and Justice of India Ravi Shankar Prasad launched the international version of the UMANG app (Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance). Minister of Electronics and IT also stated that it will available for selected countries like America, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, UAE, New Zealand, and the Netherlands.
The officials stated that “It will help Indian worldwide understudies of different universities, Indian travelers abroad and NRIs, to use Govt of India administrations digital service, whenever. It will likewise help in taking India to the world through traditional Indian Culture and its harmony. Everything will accessible on the UMANG app and make interest among unfamiliar foreign people come to India for tourism”.
Ravi Shankar Prasad said that, “I should likewise a big thanks to the UMANG app team for thinking of such a vigorous arrangement. I would likewise like the group work to chip away at a voice-based arrangement utilizing computer-based AI technology so the UMANG application may outreach the ordinary citizens of India living in the farthest corner of the nation. It will help the users of different states who are not entirely OK with the advanced language like English can give commands”.
“UMANG app saw an outstanding development in the utilization since its release in 2017. The app has finished three years today and I am guaranteed that in the coming three years UMANG application will be one of the stars performing applications, from the Govt authority as well as in any case also. I am glad to report that through the UMANG application residents can appreciate all the Direct Benefit Transfer or DBT plans launched by the Govt”.
UMANG has developed to offer 2039 types of assistance. It has more than 3 crore downloads worldwide and around more than 2 crores enlisted users. UMANG had only 643 services in 2017 and it has more than 2000 services.