Telangana Government has been giving top priority to e-governance and ensuring that the schemes and programs reach the citizens in an easy manner. Giving a boost to the e-services in the state, Minister for IT, KT Rama Rao launched ‘T App Folio’ in Hyderabad on February 28, 2018.
T App Folio is a comprehensive m-Governance solution for Anytime and Anywhere delivery of Government to Citizen (G2C) & Business To Citizen (B2C) services through one access point.
Talking at the launch event, Minister for IT, KT Rama Rao said, “Government of Telangana is the second state government in India to set up a mobile service delivery gateway in place for the provision of G2C services.”
In phase 1 of T App Folio, ESD has on-boarded 150+ services on T App Folio which includes the most used MeeSeva services, RTA services, fee payments and bill payments services. In addition, a host of informational services, location services like MeeSeva centers, Ration shops, Hy-Fi hotspots have also been made available on T App Folio in phase 1.
Telangana state has been ranked number 1 in digital transactions based on the number of e-transactions per 1000 population for the period of June 2nd, 2014 to Dec 31st, 2017 by Government of India’s eTaal website.
The key features of T App Folio are as follows:
T App Folio will act as a convergence platform for all government departments. All the government departments can leverage T App Folio to ensure consistent, economic, quick, and high-quality service delivery to citizens on mobile phones in an efficient and cost-effective Manner.
The platform is being launched in Telugu and English for the convenience of citizens. In the first phase, 150+ G2C and B2C services of ESD are being launched today.
T App Folio has integrated T Wallet, myGHMC, RTA m Wallet and HawkEye through a Single Sign-On feature using which users of T App Folio can access these mobile apps using their T App Folio credentials. Going forward, Government of Telangana intends to onboard all mobile apps of its various departments to T App Folio in next 12 months.
In the subsequent phases, T App Folio aims to involve developer community in bringing innovation in government service delivery by providing them access to APIs of G2C services. T App Folio brings the governance onto fingertips of the citizens.
This citizen-centric technology and services ensure benefits of maximum governance reach citizens with minimum government along with helping Telangana propel towards a digital future.
The other dignitaries present at the event were Bhuvanagiri MP Boora Narsaiah Goud, Mahender Reddy, DGP, Telangana, Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce, Rajeshwar Tiwari, Spl. Chief Secretary, Revenue, GT Venkateshwar Rao, Commissioner ESD.