Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad of Electronics and Information Technology has launched the international version of the UMANG mobile app. He has launched this in correlation with the ministry of external affairs. It has only been launched in selective countries like the UK, Canada, Australia, UAE, Netherlands, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and the USA.
Prasad has launched an E-book which presents major milestones of UMANG and major services available on the UMANG (Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance) application which has been classified into various categories. He also launched the newly instituted UMANG awards for Partner department of Centre and States based on the highest number of transactions among services.
The UMANG mobile application is a single, unified, secure, multi-lingual and multi-service application. It provides access to high impact services of various government and state departments in India. The international version of the application will help students, NRIs and many others to avail government of India services. It will also make way for tourism among foreign tourists.