Q. Consider the following statements regarding UMANG app
1. It brings major government services ranging from Central to Local Government bodies on a single mobile app.
2. The app is developed by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and National e-Governance Division (NeGD)
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C
Notes:

Recently, The Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology(MeitY) has enabled map services in UMANG (Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance) App through an MOU with MapmyIndia. 

About UMANG app: 

  • UMANG mobile app was launched in 2017. It is a Government of India single, unified, secure, multi-channel, multi-platform, multi-lingual, multi-service mobile app. 
  • Purpose: It brings major government services ranging from Central to Local Government bodies on a single mobile app. It is with a larger goal to make the government accessible on the mobile phones of citizens. 
  • Developed by: UMANG is developed by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology(MeitY) and National e-Governance Division (NeGD) to drive Mobile Governance in India. 

Read more: Ministry of Electronics & IT enables map services in “UMANG App”