January 17: The government has launched a smartphone application to provide all kings of government services through the app. Users can also have access to all government documents using the app.
The app is in testing phase at the moment. Users can also register their Permanent Account Number (PAN) using the app. They can also check the details of tax paid to the government as well as other details regarding their Employee Provident Fund, Citizens Investment Trust, Social Security Fund among others.
The citizens of Nepal can register their Citizenship Number, Passport Number, educational certificate and Voter ID in the app and will no longer require to present the hard copy of the documents.
Minister for Communication and Information Technology Parbat Gurung launched the app amid a function on Friday. Minister Gurung informed that the government will be providing all kinds of services through digital platform using the app.
According to the minister, preparations are underway to add services related to Land Revenue Office, vehicle tax, driving and license as well.
He added that the app has been launched to provide services to the citizens in a fast and effective way using digital platform. According to the minister, the app has already registered the details of 21,500,000 citizens whose records are maintained by the home ministry as well as the personal details, fingerprints and photos of 15,500,000 citizens registered with the Election Commission.
The ministry informed that Nepali citizens can download the app through android phone and open their accounts.