Shrestha Himachla Android App

Govt launches ‘Shresth Himachal’ mobile App to make filing complaints easier

At the time of writing, the App was not available for download on any of these platforms. Therefore, Himachal Watcher Could not review the App.

Shimla: Along with women safety app ‘Stree Sureksha, the Himachal Pradesh Government has launched another mobile App ‘Shresth Himachal’. Through this Android App, people can submit complaints related to crime, disaster, garbage, road blockage, forest theft/fire, road accidents etc. with pictures, said the government.

An user will not be required to select the concerned department. The complaint will be sent to the concerned authority at District and Sub-Division level along with GPS coordinates of the location, it said.

These complaints will also be visible to the state level officers like administrative secretaries and heads of departments.

The user can authenticate submission of such complaints through OTP authentication.

The App is available for download from the Google Play Store, Himachal Government web portal, and NIC eGovMobile App Store

However, at the time of writing, the App was not available for download on any of these platforms. Therefore, Himachal Watcher Could not review the App.

The users don’t have to remember details like specific officials of Police, Health, Public Works, Administrative or Forest Department, said the government.

The user will only need to select a category for the complaint. As per the government, the follow-up action will be taken up by the concerned authorities on receiving the photo and GPS coordinates on Google maps.

The App provides a mechanism to define three emergency contacts for all users. The App allows sending information to these emergency contacts. With the “Send Emergency SMS” button available on the home screen, the defined contacts will get the SMS as well as the GPS coordinates of the sender, said the government.

The App also features a complete directory of important functionaries of the state government.

The contact details of all Government officials at State/District level are available through the App. An user can directly contact the concerned officers upto Sub-Division/Block level.

 

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