The fastest developing country in the world can’t do without the help of Technology. Yup, we are talking about India. With more than 220 million users, India is now the second largest smartphone user country after China. So, with the increase in the mobile user population in the country, Indian Government has also started collaborating with technology and taking the leverage of the ongoing communications revolution. Using technology, the Government is making its services available to the masses through responsive mobile apps. They not only help people stay connected to the government but also get to know about the latest information about any Government plans carried on. This enables people to take part in the good governance of the Modi Government. Through these mobile apps, you can instantly with one touch file an RTI application online or even ensure the cleanliness of your streets. All this and much more can be done through these Government Mobile apps.
Following are mentioned some of the best mobile apps that the citizens of our country can ask their questions to the Government directly, with a Smartphone’s click:-
1. File Online RTI- OnlineRTI
If you were planning to file an RTI but have declined the idea because of the tedious paperwork required, so now you can file an RTI query online with one simple click. You just to tell your query to the experts and lawyers behind the app and they will form the draft application on your behalf. All information about state and central government rules for RTI applications can be accessed on the catalogs available. Also, you can get in touch with other famous RTI activists through this application.
2. Access to all the Government Initiatives- MyGov
Through this app, the citizens of India can directly participate in the governance of the country. This app connects them to the central ministry and other departments where they can put up their creative suggestions and participate in the policy formulation of the country. You will have to create a login id and then you can connect to various Government initiative sites like Swachh Bharat, Open Government Data Platform, My Gov Task Management, and My Gov Newsletter. It is a first of a kind initiative as then you even get the opportunity to directly talk to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi through the MyGov Townhall.
3. MEAIndia- Know everything about the Indian missions abroad
The app describes all the information about the programs and initiatives of the Government regarding the citizen-centric services. It is a single window source for all information about services like E-Citizen, Passport services; Follow PM/EAM, Visa Services, and Indian missions abroad are some examples. If anybody is going abroad for education or job or all the details regarding the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra or Haj pilgrimage, this app has it all.
4. Incredible India App – For location-based travel needs
This app relates to the tourism industry in India. It provides assistance to both the domestic and foreign travelers about any information regarding traveling in India. It also provides with the contact details of the regional directors of the Tourism Department, including their names, office addresses, contact numbers and email addresses.
5. Narendra Modi App – Connect with the PM
It is the official app of the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi. It informs people about the day-to-day activity and schedule of our PM. Also, it provides an opportunity to receive messages and e-mails directly from the PM. With the launch of this application, Narendra Modi becomes the first political leader to have his own mobile app. One can tune in and listen to the various episodes of ‘Mann ki Baat’, go through his blogs and know more about him in the biography section.