There were times when Indian websites and apps used to receive criticism for their poor server and performance but time has changed now. Govt. of India has come up with really useful apps for Indian citizens which are definitely helping our country to become more transparent to citizens and also providing great services.
It is really convenient to access and use govt services directly from your smartphone. I am going to list down top 15 government apps for android which you can download on your mobile phone.
Top 15 Indian Government Apps For Android
ePathshala is one of the best online teaching and learning app for Indian smartphone users. It is developed by NCERT and is a joint initiative of MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development) Govt. of India and NCERT (National Council of Educational Research and Training). You can easily get e-resources as audio, texts, videos and others on this app. It is useful for students, teachers, parents and others. This app lets you to carry multiple books inside your smartphone and decrease the load of your carry bag.
UMANG stands for Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance. It is another Indian government app for android users which is developed by MeitY (Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology) and NeGD(National e-Governance Division). It allows you to access all government departments and their services on a single platform.You can easily get access to all government departments on this easy to use and free app.
National Digital Library India
National Digital Library India is a virtual repository of learning resources which allows you to get important documents online. It is a very useful app for students, teachers and others who want to learn something new. It is easy to use and free android app with an amazing search and filter option. You can easily browse any data by source, resource type, content type, subject and others.
PMO India is another popular and best Indian government apps for android users. It is an official app of Indian Prime Minister’s office which provides latest news updates, information and other contents related to PMO. It is easy to use and free app which can be access anytime and from anywhere on your android device. Along with these it also allows you to get social media updates from the PMO in 10 different languages.
Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan
Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan is a new Indian Government apps for android users which is launched on 2nd October 2014. It allows you to be an active participants in cleanliness activities across the nation. The dream and motive of this app is Clean India. It is easy to use android app where you have to create an account before using this app. You can easily add an activity related to swachh Bharat Abhiyan after login with your account.
Bharatavani is a multilingual knowledge portal Indian Government apps for android users developed and managed by CIIL(Central Institute of Indian Languages). The main aim of this app is to provide knowledge in about more than 120 Indian languages to all of its users. You can easily use this app to know about 120 different Indian languages. It has an amazing feature where you can easily type any word in a language and get it in other languages.
mPassport Seva is one of the best app to get all the Passport-related services on your android device. It is one of the largest projects of Indian Government which is being executed in public-private-partnership mode with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). This is already used by most of the Indian users and more than 70 of Passport Seva Kendras across India. It allows you to get most of the services related to Passport as apply online, track passport status, locating the Passport Seva Kendra and others on your android device.
BHIM stands for Bharat Interface for Money which is also a popular Indian government apps for Indian android users. It is a secure app which provides a cashless transaction using your android device. You can easily send, receive or other transaction using your android device. You can also use this app for online shopping and pay balance using BHIM. Along with these it has one of the best feature as to request money from any UPI user and also scan a QR and pay.
mAadhaar is an official app provide an interface to Aadhaar number holders developed by UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India). It allows you to get all of your information related to your Adhaar number. You can easily change date of birth, name, address, photograph and other details on your Adhaar. Along with these it also allows you to biometric locking/unlocking to secure your information.
NTES stands for National Train Enquiry System is one of the most popular Indian railway official app developed by CRIS(Centre for Railway Information Systems). It allows you to track all of the information for a train. You can easily get live station, train running status, cancelled trains, diverted trains and other information of Indian railways. Along with these it has also an option to manage favorite trains, stations and train schedules.
DigiLocker is another Indian Government apps developed by MeitY which allows you to get all your document in digital format. The aim of this app is to make India paperless. It provides a platform for issuance and verification of documents & certificates in a digital way. Using this app you can avoid the use of physical documents with yourself. It is free, easy to use android app for Indian users so that you can easily get your documents in secure and digital form.
GST Rate Finder
GST Rate Finder is a simple and easy to use android app for Indian users which allows you to get GST rates and details for various goods. It has an amazing search option where you can easily search the goods or respective categories and get the entire list of taxes and services for it. It is an official app developed by (CBEC) Central Board of Excise and Customs and allows you to get tax information in different languages.
Indane is an official Indian Government apps owned by Indian Oil Corporation Limited and developed by Cyfuture India Private Limited. It allows you to easily book a gas cylinder and also get status for it. You can easily get access of your Indian account on your mobile. It allows you to easily get booking history, mechanic services, prefer time delivery and other services related to Indane Cylinder. You must have an Indane user and have an account on this for better use this app.
IRCTC Rail Connect
IRCTC Rail Connect is one of the most useful app offered by Indian Government for smartphone users. It allows you to easily book and manage Indian railways and flight tickets directly from your smartphone. It is easy to use app to book a railway ticket anywhere in India at your fingertips. Before book a ticket from this app you must have an IRCTC account and login with your IRCTC account for better use this app. It also support all booking features as ladies, tatkal & premium-tatkal quota booking.
DigiSevak is an online volunteering android app which allows to contribute to the cause of India. In this app various government departments and institutions can create task, and allows you to be a volunteer by show interest for a task and skill for your interest. You can easily register for a volunteer and also get notification for the task. You must have to create an account and login with your account to use this app on your android device.