Wednesday, September 22, 2021

MeitY enables map services in UMANG App through MoU with MapmyIndia

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has taken various initiatives in the recent past to ease the lives of citizens by facilitating online delivery of Government services.

To further enhance the initiatives of Digital India Programme, the Ministry has enabled map services in UMANG App ‘ through Memorandum of Understanding with MapmyIndia.

As a result of integration of UMANG with MapmyIndia, citizens will be able to find government facilities nearest to their location, such as mandis, blood banks and much more, at the click of a button.

They will also be able to see these on the most detailed and interactive street and village level maps of India, built by MapmyIndia. Besides, they will also be able to view the driving distance, get directions and turn by turn voice and visual guidance to locations, including traffic and road safety alerts during navigation.

The UMANG mobile app launched in 2017,  is a Government of India single, unified, secure, multi-channel, multi-service mobile app, providing access to high impact services of various organizations. UMANG brings major government services on a single mobile app on mobile phones of citizens.

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