Many of us have been hearing about Nagarik App for over a year now. While some of us may be knowing everything about this app, while some maybe not. If you aren’t fully aware of Nagarik App, then read this article completely to know everything about Nepal. After reading this article you will know about these topics in detail.
What is Nagarik App?
Advantages Of Using Nagarik App
How To Register Nagarik App/How To Use It?
We are now living in a digital world where we can do and perform several works online through our mobile devices. We have been getting many services from different government and non-government offices online with ease. Internet in Nepal has been also increasing rapidly in the last few years. So, our Government Of Nepal has also been providing their different services online through their mobile applications. The problem with this service is that we have to download different applications for different online services provided by our government.
So to solve this problem, the Government Of Nepal has launched a mobile application named Nagarik App where all of the possible online government services will be available on a single platform through a single mobile application.
What Is Nagarik App?
Nagarik App is a mobile application launched by the Government Of Nepal in order to provide government services that are online on a single platform. This app was launched as a step toward a vision of digitalizing Nepal. It was initially launched on December 21, 2019. The first beta version of the Nagarik App was launched on January 15, 2020, by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on the occasion of Information and Communication Technology Day. The beta version of this app has limited features.
The full version of the Nagarik App is recently launched on May 2, 2021, by the Government to facilitate an easier and systematic delivery of government services online on a single platform.
Features Of Nagarik App
The beta version of this app has limited services while the full version of this app supports many online services. Here is the list of the services that are made available online by the Government Of Nepal through this app.
- PAN Registration
- Police Clearance Report
- Malpot Works
- Health Insurance
- Education Certificates
- Citizen Investment Funds
- Provident Fund
- Social Security Fund
- Voter Card
- Complains Registration
- Opening Bank Account Online
Besides these services, the Government has planned to provide services like getting local information and news, viewing details of taxes submitted, services related to Citizen Investment Trust, etc. These services will be made available in future updates of the app.
Benefits Of Using Nagarik App
Now let’s discuss about the benefits that we will get after using Nagarik App.
Time And Money Saving
We must have been tired of staying in a long queue and waiting for our turn in government offices. Staying in a queue for hours and hours indeed consumes lots of time. We even have to travel from one place to another for some of the government works like PAN registration, works of Malpot, etc.
But with this app, you can do it with your mobile phone sitting at home. And this will surely save our time and money.
Increase In Transparency
We are well aware of the corruption activities in the different government offices. Sometimes we have to pay money to the brokers or to the officials directly or indirectly for our works to be done efficiently and quickly.
But with the digital platform like this, there will be increase in transparent work in these offices, and it will help in reducing corruption in the country.
It allows you to get easy access to your documents like citizenship, passport, voter card, PAN number, and educational certificates. You don’t have to carry these documents with you all the time. Wherever there will be the need for any of these documents, you can easily open the app and get the document.
How To Register In Nagarik App/How To Use Nagarik App?
Nagarik App has been developed in a way that it can be easily used by all the Nepalese. It is a very user-friendly application that is very easy to use once you register on it.
Process Of Registering Nagarik App
- First of all, you have to download Nagarik App from Google Play Store or App Store
- Once you download and install the app on your mobile device, then open it
- Select the language among English and Nepali in which you are comfortable with
- Now register in the Nagrik App using the mobile number that is under your own name. You can’t register in this app with a number that isn’t under your name.
- Six digit token will be sent to your mobile number. Once you will verify your mobile number with the token sent, you can further proceed.
- Now you have to select any document type for the citizen verification process. You can verify your identity either by choosing Citizenship, Voter ID, or Passport.
- After choosing the document type, Enter its details correctly, and submit it to proceed.
- At last, choose the option to verify and to make the correction in the document type if necessary.
- Now your registration is completed and successful if you have done everything correctly. Lastly, you will also get the option to set a PIN code for security. Set the PIN Code and then go to the Home Page of the app.
Since your registration is now successful and completed, you can get all the available online services provided by the Government Of Nepal on this app.
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How Secure Is Nagarik App?
Now let’s discuss the most important question. Since we will be providing our personal information to this app, then a question must have come to us that how secure and confidential it is?
To open the Nagarik app, you have to enter the PIN code that you have set while registering for this app for security. So to make it fully secure from others, do not share your PIN code with others.
Refer to this article to know completely about how secure is Nagarik App?