Punjab Free Smartphone Scheme has approved by the state government on dated 2nd January 2019. It’s a pre poll promise of the government in their election manifesto. In the first Phase the UG and PG students of government schools, colleges and technical institutions would be eligible for Punjab Free Smartphone distribution Scheme 2019. The objective of Punjab Free Smartphone Scheme is to provide the digital access to the students so that they can connect with latest technologies of the world.
Free Smartphone Distribution Scheme 2019
For filling the pre poll promise of distribution Free Smartphone to the youth of the state the government of Punjab approved the scheme on Tuesday 2nd January 2019. In their election manifesto they had mentioned this scheme as Mobile Phone to the Youth. State government has given the tender to KPMG as the Project Management Consultant (PMC) to fulfill the promise. The distribution of the Smartphone will be start from the month of March 2019.
About Punjab Free Android Phone Scheme
|Scheme Name||Punjab Free Smartphone Scheme|
|Launched by||CM Amarinder Singh|
|Launched date||2nd January 2019|
|Start of scheme||March 2019|
|Beneficiary||UG And PG Students|
|Objective||To connect youth with technology|
|Cost of the scheme||Rs. 72.19 lakh approx|
Key Features Of The Smartphone Scheme
- The scheme will cover under graduating students of the state.
- 1st Phase Smartphone beneficiaries are Students of govt. schools, colleges and various technical institutions.
- Scheme will provide one year free calling and internet facility.
- Smartphone will help the students to connect with digital world.
- One-time bundled 12 GB data
- 600 local minutes talk-time
- One-year validity
Eligibility For Free Smartphone Scheme
- College Identity proof
- You should be under graduating student.
- All the students will be required to submit a self certification form.
Selection Process under Punjab Free Smartphone Scheme
At the time of applying for Smartphone scheme all UG students will be required to submit a self certification form. This Self Declaration form will ensure Student beneficiaries of this scheme are already not in a possession of Smartphone and they really require it.
How To Apply For Punjab Free Smartphone Scheme
The Punjab government Free Smartphone distribution Scheme which is also known as ‘Mobile Phone to the Youth’ will automatically add all the college under the scheme. This time there no information has shared by the state government about the online application process of Punjab Free Smartphone Scheme. We will update here complete application process as soon as they will announce it.
|Central Govt. Scheme||Click Here|