Published on: December 18, 2021




The Karnataka Government will soon roll out mobile app, e-Sahamathi


  • A tool to empower citizens to own, control, and share their data with various private and public companies to get jobs, seek admissions in universities or colleges
  • Developed by the e-Governance Department of the Government with the support of the National Informatics Centre
  • Enable citizens to share their personal data with companies and universities.
  • Would eliminate physical verification of certificates/documents and avoid delay and corruption, said Rajiv Chawla, Additional Chief Secretary, E-governance
  • Provides only the necessary data with accuracy and ensures lawfulness, fairness, and transparency
  • 63 private and government universities in Karnataka have registered with the platform
  • Among the big educational institutions, only IIIT, Dharwad, and IIM-B have not joined the platform and talks are on with them
  • Provide certificates of Class X (SSLC) candidates since 2003 and Class XII (PUC) since 2008
  • Provide documents of degrees and other courses of the last 10 years
  • Would be helpful for companies during the recruitment process
  • A fee of ₹50,000 is fixed for registration
  • Consent manager is responsible for collecting, updating, and revoking consent based on citizen’s request