The National Center for Information Technology (NCIT) has started a digital literacy program on the services and uses of the Nagarik app starting from Jumla on May 25, Thursday. The program will be held in all seven provinces.
The Center inaugurated the program at Hotel Kanjirova in Jumla where the Chief District Officer of Jumla, Mr. Jai Kumar Ghimire started the program by demonstrating digital services available on the Nagarik App.
Engineer Pravin Chauhan gave a special presentation on behalf of the Nagarik App. Likewise, the event also had an interaction session with users and stakeholders related to the popular government app.
Popular figures from the district, government officials, public representatives, IT officers, the private sector, stakeholders, and common people graced the program. In the meantime, Executive Director of the Center Pradeep Paudel virtually participated in the program giving a speech.
Chauhan informed that the Nagarik App Digital Literacy program will be organized in all seven provinces,s 2 places in each province. The event will be held in Surkhet and Dhangadhi of Karnali province on the 12th and 14th Jestha respectively. The program will conclude on Jestha 26 in Pokhara, Gandaki province.
The Digital Literacy program seeks to aware of the usage of the Nagarik App
The program has the objective of informing the stakeholders and general public about the services available in the Nagarik app. The organizers said that the program emphasizes digital literacy.
In January 2021, the government of Nepal launched Nagarik app to provide government services online. So far, over 27 million people have downloaded the app on Android and iOS.
The Center urged everyone to download and use the app. The Center said that the app will soon allow complaint registration and add new services.
The app requires a mobile number in the user’s own name and a government document to create an account. Citizenship, passport, voter ID card, or driving license can be of use to open an account in the Nagarik App.
Still, some users have complained that the app displays incorrect information such as some personal details. To resolve this, the center is coordinating with the Ministry of Home Affairs and DAOs to rectify the data. Do read: NT and Ncell Provide Free Mobile Data To Use Nagarik App
Currently, over 53 services are available on the Nagarik App.
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