Umang, also known as Unified Mobile Application, is an all-in-one application launched by the Narendra Modi government to encourage more people to adopt digital payment transactions in the country. The Umang app is a unified app that can be used to avail a range of eGovernment services across India like Income Tax Filing, Aadhar & Provident Fund Inquiries, Gas Cylinder Booking, and Passport Seva among others.
This platform gives people access to more than 100 services from both state and central government. With Umang, the government is trying to promote e-governance and adopt a new age governance policy as part of Modi’s Digital India initiative. The application can be downloaded for free on Android, iOS, and Windows phones. Umang was developed by the National e-Governance Division (NeGD) and the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. This e-governance application can also be used from other channels like the web, SMS, or IVR.
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Detail of Umang application for e-governance services
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|Challan, Tracking Status
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What is Umang App?
The Umang app is a mobile app that can be used to access a wide range of government services at the click of a button through a smartphone.
Umang App Features and Benefits:
Seamless Integration: With the Umang app, consumers can enjoy એન્જોય seamless integration with all government-related services including Aadhaar, DigoLocker, and PayGov to name a few. You can also check where Passport [પાસપોર્ટ ]Seva Kendra’s are located and book appointments.
Ease of access: This e-governance application is not limited to smartphones only. You can also use it on your computer, tablet, or via SMS.
Customer Service: Umang has a dedicated customer support team to address any issues a user may have. The support team is available every day of the week from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
Single app for all services: The best thing about the Umang app is that it is a single platform for more than 100 government services. Users will be able to access a range of services on a single platform through a number of different channels.
How to download Umang app
To download the Umang app on Android phones, go to Google Play Store and type Umang. Click install ઇન્સ્ટોલ and wait for the app to download. Proceed to launch the application after downloading and registering for the service. Apple users can install ઇન્સ્ટોલ the app from the Apple App Store.
How to use the Umang app
- Step 1: Download the Umang app ઉમંગ from Google Play Store or Apple App Store
- Step 2: Create your “Profile” by providing personal details like name, mobile number, and age. There is also the option to upload a profile photo
- Step 3: You can also link your Aadhaar number with the app and other social media accounts
- Step 4: After creating your profile, you can log in and go to the ‘Sort and Filter’ section where you can browse services and categories
- Step 5: Go to the search option and search for specific services
How to register/set up the Umang app using a mobile number
Download the Umang app from Google Play Store પ્લેય or Apple App Store
Launch the app and click ક્લીક on “New User”.
On the ‘Registration’ screen, enter the mobile number and click ‘Continue’. The mobile number નંબર verification screen will appear
Now enter OTP and proceed to set MPIN. Enter MPIN and click “Confirm MPIN”
Select “Continue”, answer the security question and continue
Now enter the Aadhar number if you want to link it or click on ‘Skip’ and go to the ‘Profile Details Screen’ where you will have to enter the profile details and click on ‘Save and Continue
This completes the registration process and you will be redirected to the હોમ સ્ક્રીન home screen
If the user chooses to proceed with Aadhar verification on Umang:
- It will allow users to log in to the app using their Aadhar number
- The information ઇન્ફોર્મેશન will be used for E-KYC purposes
- During profile creation, Aadhaar information is automatically copied to Umang’s profile
Please note that if you enter your email address during profile creation, a verification email will be sent to that email address. The email id will be displayed only if the user verifies it.
How to withdraw EPF using Umang
Download the Umang app
Go to the search menu and search for EPFO
Select ‘Employee Centric’, click on ‘Raise Claim’ and enter the EPF UAN number
Enter the OTP that is sent to your phone number, select the withdrawal type, and submit it through Umang
You will be sent a claim reference number which you can use to track the status of your claim
Note: In order to claim EPF through this e-governance portal, it is very important to have the following re-requities first:
- KYC details approved and verified
- Aadhaar linked UAN number
- Aadhaar Linked Umang App
- Phone number should be linked with Aadhaar
What services are available on Umang?
Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) Services: The Umang app allows users to access EPFO services such as employee-oriented and general services. Users will be able to make claims and track their સ્ટેટ્સ status.
LPG Services: One can use the Umang app to book cylinders online, apply for a top-up, or subsidy, opt out of connection, apply for mechanic services, etc. Services can be availed with Bharat Gas, HP Gas, and Indene Gas.
Tax Payments: The best thing about the Umang app is that it also allows users to make income tax payments. Taxpayers will be able to avail of Challan 280 or even check the status of their tax application.
Passport Seva: Customers can use the Umang app to access various services related to Passport Seva such as center locator, fee payment calculation, passport application status tracking, and appointment availability check among others.
Pension: All pensioners have access to services offered by the Ministry of Pensions and Pensioners. All the facilities like pension application process, grievances, and other pension benefits can be availed through the pension portal in the app.
E pathshala: This is an initiative of the Government of India and the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCRT). Students will have access to e-books, educational audio, videos, periodicals, learning outcomes, curriculum resources, etc. Teachers can also use the service to access educational content and teaching guides. Parents can also use the portal for this.
CBSE: Students can use this e-governance app to check their results and also find exam centers. 10th/12th, CTET, NET, and JEE exam results can be obtained at the click of a button using the Umang app.
e-Dhara Land Records: Gujrat users will be able to check their land records using the Umang app district-wise taluka and village-wise.
Digi Seva: The app also allows users to apply for jobs and create their profiles પ્લ for the same purpose using this platform. Users can apply for all jobs posted by government ગવર્મેન્ટ organizations.
Crop Insurance: All farmers can use this tool to calculate the premium and total sum insured for their produce under various schemes made available to them by the Government of India.
Pharma Sahi Daam: Allows the app user to search for prices using the drug search tool.
Driving License: Users will also be able to use Parivahan Sewa -Sarathi and Vahan – to view and download vehicle registration certificates.
Table of some Umang services:
|All Indian Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
|Annapurna Krishi Prasaar Seva (AKPS)
|Talk to expertsQueries, messages Q & A
|order, top-up, subsidy
|Order, refill, subsidy
|Sum insured, calculate the premium
|Register, profile, task, polls, survey
List of other Umang category services:
- Check the market prices at the Ministry of Agriculture and Government of India Welfare for Farmers
- Check e-Dhara land records
- Check e-Migration details
- e-Pathshala services
- Farm Mechanization and Extension Reforms, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare
- Digital life certificate for pensioners
- Kendriya Vidyalaya: Admission, School Search, Results
- Agro consulting services
- National Scholarship: Track Application and Check Eligibility
- The online job application system
- Parivahan Sewa: Sarathi and Vahan
- Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)
- Soil Health Card
- Pension portal
- Such Jatra
- Crop insurance
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