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Government of India plans to make public services available on mobile phones

India: Government of India is focusing to make India – ‘Digital India’. Towards this goal, Government is now planning to launch all public services availability on mobile phones in next five years. The common man would be able to reap the maximum benefit from this initiative as they do not have to pay a visit to public offices for every work.

The initiative suggestion has come from the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG).

Further, it is anticipated by the DARPG that this initiative will be vital for India to step up in the ladder of UN e-Government Index.

Department of Electronics and Information Technology also commented and said that to make ‘Digital India’ program more successful, as well to ensure the efficient and convenient delivery of public services to the citizens; full utilization of mobile platform potential is crucial. Further, the requirement of multi-lingual mobile platform for public services, mobile based authentication, Adhaar-linked are few aspects which are required.

TechSci Research depicts that the Government of India initiatives to develop mobile platform is a major step in the smartphone driven ecosystem. Today’s citizen demands for system which has the attribute of both convenience and efficiency, mobile platforms provide the both. Further, from the industry perspective, the new initiative gives the opportunity to IT firms to bag this high valued project; especially it provides opportunity for the IT companies which have strong mobile platform development capabilities to pitch for this project intensely.

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