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 25 services made available in J&K through online mode

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Jammu: In a step towards “mobile governance” in J&K, the Chief Secretary Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta Friday launched 25 e-services on the UMANG platform, an official press release informed.

It said the UMANG unified mobile application for new age governance is a multilingual mobile platform for providing “any time-anywhere governance”.

Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Secretary said that in sync with the vision of ‘APKA MOBILE HAMARA DAFTAR’ (your mobile, our office) the Government of J&K is committed to providing citizen-centric services through the mobile mode.

“This will enhance the accessibility of services and add to the convenience of citizens availing services,” he added.

The services on the UMANG platform are end-to-end digitized and provide a one-stop solution to the citizens starting from application for a service, its processing to receipt of certificates/permissions. The services being provided are integrated with online payment gateway and Rapid Assessment System (RAS) of digital feedback, the press release said.

The Chief Secretary complimented the efforts of the IT department and directed them to integrate more services on the mobile platform.

It was informed that henceforth 25 popular services like birth certificate, death certificate, rehri (cart) license, marriage certificate, income certificate, character certificate, dependent certificate, SC/ST/RBA certificate, etc., can be accessed by the public at or by downloading mobile app ‘UMANG’ which is available on ‘Andriod’ and ‘IOS’ platform.

Among others Deeraj Kumar Gupta, Principal Secretary, Housing & Urban Development Department; Prerna Puri, Secretary, Information Technology Department; Amit Sharma, CEO, Jammu and Kashmir e-Governance Agency; Dr Rajinder Kumar Khajuria, Additional Secretary, Information Technology Department; Saleem Khan, Additional State Informatics Officer (SIO) were present on the occasion.

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