UMANG app services to be available via CSCs

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News: The National e-Governance Division(NeGD) has signed an MOU with CSC (Common Service Center) e Governance Services India Limited to facilitate delivery of UMANG services at CSCs.

Facts:

  • Unified Mobile Application for New-Age Governance(UMANG) app: It is the common unified platform launched in 2017 for delivery of services of various Government Departments through the mobile platform
    • Developed by: It has been developed by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology(MeitY) and National e-Governance Division(NeGD).

Additional Facts:

  • Common Service Centers(CSCs): They were set up under the CSC Scheme of the Ministry of Electronics & IT(MeitY) to serve as the access points for delivery of essential public utility services, social welfare schemes, healthcare, financial among others in rural and remote areas of the country.
    • CSC e-Governance Services India Limited: It is a Special Purpose Vehicle set up by the Ministry of Electronics & IT under the Companies Act,1956 to oversee implementation of the CSC scheme.