‘digital Gujarat’ App to provide authorities services

'Digital Gujarat' App to Offer Government Services

people of Gujarat would soon be able to avail a number of presidency offerings through their smartphones and drugs, with the country authorities identifying to launch a cellular software for the equal.

“The Gujarat authorities has determined to launch the cellular app ‘virtual Gujarat’ by using August 15. Our aim is to put most of the offerings at the fingertips of residents, in order that they do not must visit government workplaces,” Dhananjay Dwivedi, Secretary – country’s technological know-how and technology department, said.

“first of all, it’d offer 30 services for which the citizens hitherto needed to visit government offices or get right of entry to the web portal digitalgujarat.gov.in,” he stated.

“the use of this app, human beings can apply for numerous offerings, consisting of ration card. initially, the offerings available via the app could encompass procurement of ration card, senior citizen certificate, caste certificate, homestead certificate, profits certificate, widow certificates, SC/ST certificates, non creamy-layer certificates and spiritual minority certificate. these services are currently available through our portal also,” he stated.

“We plan to add 70 extra offerings in later stages and take the wide variety of offerings to 100,” he said, adding the residents would not be required to go to any government office even to register himself.

“we’ve got prepared a Request For thought (RFP) to find a appropriate developer to design the app,” he apprised.

“in advance, whilst the common services portal became launched, people were still required to go to nearby Jan Seva Kendra to confirm their credentials earlier than being registered. Now, we’ve got finished away with that provision, as we might verify the authenticity of the (app) user by checking his Aadhaar range or ration card quantity,” Dwivedi said.

“aside from presenting e-services, the app might be ready with numerous different functions, together with e-Locker to digitally shop certificate,” he said.

users might be capable of pay software charges amongst others the usage of the e-Pay function, he similarly stated. He said as in keeping with the recommendations issued within the RFP, the app would have option of comments through the consumer, photograph capture, report upload, multilingual guide, get right of entry to to social media websites, etc.

“To make it consumer-friendly, the user interface would be available in English in addition to Gujarati languages. The app could facilitate the customers in the submission of applications, tracking popularity in their utility, receiving signals and notifications and paying fees on-line,” he said.