35 Indian government apps and numbers that you must know

35 Indian government apps and numbers that you must know
Highlights

The "Digital India" initiative was launched by the Indian government a couple of years ago to enable citizens through various forms of technology. Different government services are available at fingertips through SMS, apps, or the good old system of placing a phone call. At least information about them can be easily accessed.

The "Digital India" initiative was launched by the Indian government a couple of years ago to enable citizens through various forms of technology. Different government services are available at fingertips through SMS, apps, or the good old system of placing a phone call. At least information about them can be easily accessed.

Here is the list of 35 government apps and numbers that every Indian must know:

1. cVigil: For "free and fair elections"





cVigil is an app by the Election commission of India that helps in creating a fast-track complaint reception and redressal system regarding elections.





2. Bharat ke Veer: For contributing to families of Central Armed Police Forces' soldiers

This mobile app helps the citizens to pay homage and contribute financially to the bereaved families of Central Armed Police Forces' soldiers who laid down their lives on the border.





3. MADAD: For Indian citizens abroad

This app was created by the Ministry of External Affairs for the abroad Indian citizens who are in distress. Please remember grievances/queries related to visa and passport, emergency travel documents etc. won't be answered here.




4. UTS: For booking unreserved tickets

This app helps for booking unreserved tickets on Indian Railways.





5. Passport: For passport related information

All information related to passport will be available on this app. Users can track passport application status and locate the nearest Passport Seva Kendra (PSK)





6. National Scholarships Portal: For students looking for scholarship

This is a one-stop solution for various scholarship schemes offered by various central Ministries and State Departments.





7. 1091 — Women helpline

This app helps women who are suffering from domestic violence can ask for help by calling on this number.





8. 18001201740 — BHIM/UPI related complaints

You can reach out this number if you have queries and complaints about the BHIM app, this helpline number is available 24/7.





9. Aaykar Setu: For income tax and PAN card

On this Income Tax department's app, you can apply for PAN, and pay taxes too.





10. 108 — National Disaster Helpline

This helpline number is to be used in case of a national disaster like floods or earthquakes.





11. 1909: For stopping spam messages

This is a number where you can send a message to activate TRAI's DND service to stop spam messages.





12. ePathshala: For students and teachers

This app is handy for teachers and students who can access e-books on mobile devices and desktops.





13. mKavach (Mobile security solutions)

This government app offers mobile security solutions like malware and one can even block spam messages and calls.





14. Kisan Suvidha: For agriculture

This is a farmer-friendly app, farmers can gain information about market prices, weather update and other required details.





15. 1947: Aadhaar toll-free number

All Aadhaar related information can be obtained on this number.





16. 1800114949 — Cyber security threats

If you face any cyber security threats, then you can dial the above number and report.





17. UMANG (Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance)





The app version of the single-ticket window and brings together various government departments and their services on one platform.

18. 57575: For PAN card application related information

This app helps to track PAN card application status by sending a message on this number





19. Voter Helpline: Election Commission of India

This is an app that acts as a single point service for voters. Citizens can submit forms for new voter ID cards, search names in electoral rolls including other things.





20. Incredible India: For tourism

All tourism related information can be gathered from this app.





21. MySpeed (TRAI): For data speed

Users can track their data speed, coverage area and other network related information through this app.





22. 1098 – Child Helpline

If there's any case of a child being in distress, citizens can report an issue on this number.





23. BHIM: For financial transactions

This is a popular app for carrying out financial transactions digitally. This Unified Payment Interface-based app helps in sending/receiving money among other things.





24. Indian Police on Call

An app to locate the nearest police station. It has numbers of district control rooms and other important details related to local police.





25. Startup India

This app is to help the entrepreneurs to understand government initiatives about the startups.





26. DigiSevak: For citizen volunteers

DigiSevak app is for citizen volunteers who can contribute to various government departments, based on their skills and interest.





27. IRCTC: Indian Railways app

This is a one-stop app for anything related to Indian Railways. Like train schedule, bookings and others.





28. 1800 258 1800: For passport-related queries and complaints

You can reach this number in case you have any unresolved queries and complaints related to the passport.





29. 1800 266 6868: India Post Customer Care

Please keep in mind this number is available for 24/7. You can reach the number of queries or complaints related to the postal department.





30. DigiLocker: For the safety of digital copies

On this app citizens can save digital copies of documents like driving license, PAN card etc.





31. mParivahan: For driving license and vehicle-related information

By using this app one can create copies of driving license, vehicle registration certificate and many other things.





32. MyGov: Feedback, suggestions and ideas to the government

On MyGov app, we can give ideas and suggestions to different ministries and associated organisations for the development of our country.





33. eBasta app: For teachers and students

Another app which is very handy for teachers and students to help access ebooks and create study material also.





34. 1800-11-0001: For Pradhan Mantri Dhan Jan Yojana





35. 7738299899: For EPF related details

One can call on this number and find out your Employee Provident Fund balance

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