Union Government launches mobile app for Haj Pilgrimage
The Union Ministry of Minority Affairs has launched Mobile App for Haj Pilgrimage. The app will provide information and facilitate e-payments for the pilgrimage.
This is for the first time digital push has been given to the Haj application process. It is also a major initiative in the government’s ‘Digital India’ programme.
- The main features of the app include applying for Haj, enquiry and information, news and updates and e-payment.
- It is available on Google Play store. The application can be made directly on the app. Using five adults and two infants can apply as a group.
- After registration a PDF copy of the form will go to applicant’s email and after affixing the photo, the printout with documents is to be sent to the State Haj committees. Registration fees can also be paid through it.