Punjab Free Smartphone Yojana 2020 – Captain Smart Connect Scheme: Punjab government was promised before coming to the power in Punjab that they will provide Punjab Free Smartphone Yojana 2020. Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh finally started fulfilling Free Smartphone Promise from Wednesday 13 Aug 2020. In this article, we have a detailed article about How to Apply for Punjab Free Smartphone Yojana, Punjab Free Phone eligibility, and all things.
Highlights Punjab Free Smartphone Yojana
|Scheme Name||Captain Smart Connect Scheme or Punjab Free Smartphone Yojana|
|Scheme Started by||CM of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh|
Smartphone Distribution to Students in Punjab
In 2017 before coming in the power the Congress government was promised to distribute the Smartphone to the Students. Now in the 2020 Cororona pandemic, all the college and school are closed and all the classes are Online. Some students are facing any problems with this, So this is a very good time for the Punjab government to distribute the phone to the students.
CM of Punjab has said that the phone will be extremely helpful for the students to harvest and gain information from the web. The government has already announced to give the phone in the Government school across the State.
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Punjab Free Smartphone Yojana Beneficiary list
All the students who are studying in class 12th are eligible for this scheme and they may come in the beneficiary list. A list is not available online for this Punjab Free Smartphone Scheme but all the students will get smartphones who are studying in Gov School. Here is a little data –
|Beneficiary||Class 12th Students of Punjab|
|Total Number of Beneficiary in Phase-1||1,74,015|
Eligibility Criteria for Punjab Free Smartphone Yojana
Here is the eligiblity criteria for Punjab Free Smartphone scheme.
- Student must be resident of Punjab
- Student must be in the class 12th
- Must have hoousehold income less than INR 6 lakhs a year
How to Apply for Punjab Free Smartphone Yojana
In 2016 the government launched a portal CaptainSmartConnect.com which is now Not working. After that in 2020, many things have changed. There is no need to to any registration for this government distributing the phone to all the selective government schools.
Punjab Free Mobile Phone Highlights and Specification
Punjab government phone will be very helpfull as per the CM statement of Punjab, Here are the Specification for Punjab free smartphone.
Comany Name – All the phones will be manufactured by Indian Lava Companey.
Data – Government will provide 12month free Data to students to get studey content from Web.
Calls – There will 600Min for local and outgoing calls.
Network – Lava phone will be 4g/ LTE supported for faster streaming.
Punjab Free Smartphone FAQ
What is Punjab Free Smartphone Scheme?
befoer coming in the power the Congress government promised to give the free Smartphone to the students. Now in the scheme all the 12th students will get phone to study online.
What are eligibility criteria?
All those students are eligible who are-
1. Resident of Punjab
2. Stying in class 12th
3. Stydin in Government School.
How to Apply for Punjab Free Phone scheme?
You dont need to apply online, Government will pick up your college and distribute the phone to you.