Andhra Pradesh Free Smartphone Scheme 2021: Like the Samajwadi Smartphone Yojana in UP and the Captain Smart Connect scheme in Punjab, the Andhra Pradesh government is also planning to launch a new free smartphone scheme 2021 in the state. Focus on cashless digital economy The state government has taken this decision to start a free smartphone scheme for students.
Purpose of AP Free Smartphone Scheme
The main objective of Andhra Pradesh Free Smartphone Scheme 2021 is to enable the youth in the state to transact and connect digitally. The government wants to increase digital literacy through a free smartphone scheme for students and make Andhra Pradesh a digital state. The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh is taking this step to fulfill Shri Narendra Modi’s dream of making India a cashless economy. The state government will provide free smartphones to the BPL (Below Poverty Line) category students of the society under this scheme.
There are many intelligent students belonging to poor families who are unable to live up to their potential due to lack of financial aid and resources. Therefore, providing free smartphones to poor students will help at least fulfill some of their dreams. The phones will also help them to connect and gain knowledge through the Internet.
How to apply for AP Free Smartphone Scheme
Similar to smartphone schemes in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, applications for the scheme will be invited through online mode. The state government will start a web portal to display scheme information and accept applications from poor students.
The application process will be very simple, applicants will have to fill some basic details, attach their photograph and valid required documents on the website. An alternate phone number will also be required to share OTP, registration number and status of their application through SMS.
After the registration is successful, an SMS containing the Registration ID will be sent to the alternate mobile number entered by the applicant. Unique Registration ID will also be displayed on the screen for the applicant not to down it for future references.
Eligibility for Andhra Pradesh Free Smartphone Scheme
The eligibility criteria for AP Mukt Smartphone Scheme is given below.
- Applicant must be a permanent resident of Andhra Pradesh
- The applicant must be a student with a valid student ID card.
- Applicant should belong to BPL family and should submit relevant documents.
Quick Details About AP Free Smartphone Plan
|plan facts||detailed information|
|scheme name||Andhra Pradesh Free Smartphone Scheme|
|to be launched by||AP Chief Minister|
|an objective||To increase cashless transactions and increase digital literacy in the state|
|beneficiaries of the scheme||60 lakh poor students from BPL families|
|What is provided under the scheme||free smartphone|
|Application fee||No one|
|official website||will be launched soon|
pay attention: The official portal for the scheme is not yet launched, once it is launched, we will update here only the registration link.
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