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Useful Government Apps And Helpline Numbers You Must Be Aware Of

IamCheated.com Research Team | March 06, 2019  6:06:pm

Smartphones have become an integral part of our lives and are used by most citizens. Gone are the days when phones were used just for making calls. Today, there are a lot of things that can be done with smartphones. The government of India has realized this and launched many apps to help citizens. But, not everyone is aware of the apps launched by the government. So in this blog, we will talk on the important government apps, everyone must know. 

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Useful Government Apps You Must Be Aware Of

1. Indian police at your call

Are you aware of the nearest police station around you? If not, Indian police at your call app helps identify the nearest police station. This app contains information like route and distance to reach the police station. It also includes numbers of the district control room and the SP office. You can call up this number using the app.

2. GST rate finder

If you are still unaware of the GST rate applicable on various goods and services, you can download the GST Rate Finder app to find out the GST rates on individual items. This app is developed by the Central Board of Excise and Customs, CBEC, to help people know the GST rates.

3. ePathshala app

ePathshala app is developed by the HRD Ministry and NCERT to help students and teachers. Through this app, users may download e-books on phones, tablets, and desktops. The app has got options like pinch, select, highlight and text-to-speech. Users can download e-books, based on the device’s storage.

4. mPassport Seva

With the help of mPassport Seva app, you can access passport services anytime through mobile phone. The services offered by this app include, tracking application status, locating the Passport Seva Kendra and you can also get information on steps involved in obtaining a Passport.

5. mKavach

mKavach app developed by the government, provides mobile security solutions to protect your phone from threats and virus attacks. With the help of this app, you can block spam messages and calls.

6. Kisan Suvidha

Kisan Suvidha has been developed with the intention of helping farmers. Through this app, farmers get information like market prices, weather update and other details.


UMANG stands for Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance. This app was developed with the intention of promoting the Digital India initiative. This app offers various government services like checking provident fund account payment of utility bills, filing income tax, booking a gas cylinder and much more.

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8. Incredible India

This app provides information regarding tourism in India. It consists of information like approved domestic tour operators, transport operators, travel agents, regional level guides, and classified hotels available in cities and tourist centers.

9. OnlineRTI

You can download this app if you are looking to file RTI (Right To Information). Through this app, the lawyers and experts help you frame the application and send it for approval to the RTI department. You can even make alterations to the draft before submitting the application. You will receive a response to your application from authorities within a month.

10.  MyGov

MyGov app is launched by the government of India and allows Indian citizens participate in the governance of India. The application serves as a forum for comments, suggestions and also channelizing ideas by connecting citizens with central ministries and other related government organizations.

Government Helpline Numbers

Women helpline number- 1091 

For complaints related to BHIM/UPI- 18001201740

Helpline for National Disaster - 108

For stopping spam messages - 1909

Aadhaar toll-free number - 1947

To report cybersecurity threats - 1800114949

For information related to PAN card application: 57575

India Post Customer Care - 1800 266 6868

For complaints and queries related to passport - 1800 258 1800

For information related to Pradhan Mantri Dhan Jan Yojana: 1800-11-0001

For details related to EPF- 7738299899

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