Government services Current Affairs - 2020

GoI to deliver services of UMANG Application through Common Service Centres

On August 27, 2020, the National E-Governance Division and the Common Service Centres (CSC) signed a pact to facilitate the delivery of UMANG application services through CSCs. By this, the services of the application will reach the citizens easily as the network of Common Service Centres are strong with more than 3.75 lakhs connected together. Read More…

Asia’s Nobel Prize-Ramon Magsaysay Awards cancelled

A Manila, Philippines based foundation that gives out Ramon Magsaysay Award announced that the awards are being cancelled due to COVID-19. Highlights The Ramon Magsaysay Award has been cancelled thrice in 6 decades. The awards were cancelled for the first time in 1970 due to financial crisis. It was cancelled again in 1990 due to Read More…

Karnataka launches Janasevaka Scheme

On February 5, 2020, the State Government of Karnataka launched Janasevaka scheme. The Government aims to provide doorstep government services under the scheme. Also, it intends to digitize several services and make these services easily available to the citizens through the scheme. Highlights Under the scheme, the government has launched an exclusive mobile number (080-44554455), Read More…

Union Government launches UMANG app

The Union Government launched new all-in-one mobile application called UMANG with an aim to make Government services accessible on mobile phone of the citizens. The UMANG app offers 162 services from 33 state and central government departments and four states under a one-single platform. UMANG app The term UMANG stands for Unified Mobile Application for Read More…