/This Independence Day celebrate your time with these free apps

This Independence Day celebrate your time with these free apps

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India is celebrating Independence from hassled and tedious long lines; the country is going digital with almost everything, from recharges to applying official government documents. With an increase in the mobile Indian population, there are a lot of new applications coming out every day making time-consuming services available and easy to access for masses.

These mobile apps not only help people stay connected to the government and get the latest information but also help saving time and energy. Here are our top 5 picks of applications you can choose to get your daily work done!

Paytm:

Paytm has become the most used app in India undoubtedly; it started the trend of cashless tradition in India. It is available with a very small install size of 2.3 MB. This app helps in saving time and energy of going through the tedious lines of bill payments and recharges. It comes with a lot of features apart from recharges that makes it the No.1 in the league; it offers mutual funds savings, Paytm bank, Paytm postpaid and many more.

IRCTC:

It is so far the most popular app by the Indian government, IRCTC enables online booking of rail tickets. It comes integrated with an IRCTC e-wallet for faster and easier transactions. Apart from booking tickets users can also check PNR status and availability of trains, train routes, arrival and departure timings. Basically, this app is the savior for India travelers. Amid the complex railway routes and highly expanded railway line, this app is the most useful.

HP Gas Booking:

It is an application to facilitates HP Gas consumers to avail various LPG related services like booking LPG refill, check refill history, filing a complaint, request to surrender connection and more. User should be a consumer of HP GAS and should have a valid registered email id. This app is a savior for working people who can’t waste their time in long hassle lines.

mPassport Seva:

Those who are looking at getting a new passport can now do so right from their Android devices. With a view to making public services mobile-enabled, the government has launched this app that offers a wide variety of passport-related services to smartphone users. Users can search for nearby Passport Seva Kendras (PSK) or District Passport Cells (DPC) in a district through pin codes. The app has a fee calculator, which determines the fees to be paid along with the application. There is also the option of tracking application status by providing the file number and date of birth. While people cannot currently apply for a new passport using this app, it provides the detailed steps and the documents required for issuing a new passport or renewing an existing one.

Online RTI:

If you have wanted to use the Right to Information Act (RTI) initiative but were hesitant thinking about having to go through a tedious process, this app is all you need. This app will help you file your RTI with the help of virtual lawyers and experts. You can then modify it if needed or submit it the way it is. As mandated by law, the response from the authorities for your application will reach you within a month. All information about state and central government rules for RTI applications can be accessed on the catalogs available. Users can also connect with famous RTI activists, track application status and more.

Pahi Mehra is a hardcore journalism enthusiast, she holds a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from IIMM. She loves to travel and explore and believes in world peace.

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