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No doubt, Android is one of the leading mobile operating platforms in the world. There is absolutely no competition from any other company ever since Microsoft abandoned Windows Mobile. You will not find any other smartphones with competing operating platform. You can extend the functionality of Android smartphones with the help of apps. India has gone digital long back with the introduction of Digital India and the growth has increased ever since the eruption of COVID-19. We have several India-centric apps to enhance the lifestyle of the people. The Modi-led Government in India has taken an initiative to create awareness among people regarding the usage of e-Governance apps. The department of IT has developed several apps for the benefit of the people, which enhances the lifestyle of the citizens. In this article, we will examine the Top 5 Indian Government Android Apps of 2020, which has been exclusively developed to enhance the lifestyle.


UMANG stands for Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance and is developed by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and National e-Governance Division (NeGD). The app offers access to the PAN-India e-Governance services provided by the Central, State, local bodies including agencies of Government. The UMANG app brings together all government departments and their services on a single platform. The aim is to enhance the digital experience and simplified services. The UMANG app aligns all Government services with the mobile-first strategy including seamless integration with other Digital India platforms such as Aadhaar, DigiLocker, and PayGov. The app provides support for Aadhaar-based authentication in an encrypted format. You can avail the services via smartphones easily. For example, you can book Bharat Gas LPG cylinder with the help of the UMANG app, which is absolutely the Top 5 Indian Government Android Apps of 2020. DONT MISS How To Install MIUI 9 On Redmi Smartphones?

eSanjeevaniOPD – National Teleconsultation Service

eSanjeevaniOPD provides healthcare services to patients from the comfort of their homes. The eSanjeevaniOPD platform enables free of cost, safe and structured video-based clinical consultations between a doctor and a patient. The service provides patient registration, family member registration, queue management, video consultation, instant messaging, ePrescription, SMS notifications, and much more. The whole system is absolutely free and is managed by the respective State governments and MoHFW, Government of India. The eSanjeevaniOPD app has been developed by Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) in Mohali. You will be able to interact directly a doctor who will diagnose your health condition and prescribe medicines. The prescription will be available in downloadable format, which you can take a print out and show to your pharmacist.

BHIM – Making India Cashless

BHIM stands for Bharat Interface for Money. It is a UPI enabled initiative, which facilitates safe, easy, and instant digital payments via your smartphone. To work with BHIM, you should link your mobile number with your bank account. You should use the same mobile number as you registered with your bank. Otherwise, the registration will fail. If you are using Dual SIM, you should make sure to select the SIM card linked to your bank account. You also require a valid Debit Card to generate UPI PIN. You should remember the PIN to make transactions.

Swachhata Abhiyaan

The Swachhata Abhiyaan has been developed to collect data for insanitary latrines from field level. The main purpose of the app is to make India clean, safe, and secure. The app enables capturing of any left out cases of insanitary latrines from field level with the help of citizens and volunteers across the country. To work with the Swachhata Abhiyaan app, you should register on the app and submit the cases of insanitary toilets with detailed information pertaining to the relevant case. The cases submitted will be monitored and reviewed by officials at District, State, and National levels. DONT MISS The Future of Remote Work in the Post COVID-19 Scenario


DigiLocker is an initiative of Digital India, which is aimed at transforming India into a digitally empowered society. The purpose of DigiLocker is to create an idea of paperless Governance. With the help of DigiLocker, you can verify documents and certificates in a digital way. This will eliminate the need of using physical documents.


Autor(en)/Author(s): Anand Narayanaswamy

Quelle/Source: Netans, 26.12.2020

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