Get Free Cell/Smart Phones for Poor in Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh Government free mobile phones Scheme Registration: To encourage cashless transactions and to face the shortage of cash due to demonetization, Andhra Pradesh Government launched a scheme to provide free Cell/Smartphone to poor of the state. It is mandatory that to make the cashless transaction, people need to have cell phones. And poor may not afford to buy it.
The Chie Minister of Andhra Pradesh, N. Chandrababu Naidu, announced on November 25, 2016, that people living below poverty line in the state will be provided free Smartphone worth Rs. 500.
The initiative was triggered by the difficulties faced for making salaries for December 2016 in the aftermath of demonetization declared on 8th November.
Looking at the difficulties faced by the administration as well as the public, the Chief Minster had spoken to its officials to deal with the problems faces by the poor section of the people.
About 20 lakh BPL families are eligible to get Smartphone under the scheme and about 60 to 70 lakh Smartphone will be distributed.
It will help them make the financial transaction with the mobile phone and reduce their difficulties due to less cash flow. The mobile phone to be distributed is of Indian make.
- The applicant must be a resident of Andhra Pradesh
- She/he belongs to Below Poverty Line, BPL category and have BPL card
How to Register for Free Smartphone under the Scheme
- Go to the official web portal of Andhra Pradesh AP Free Mobile Phone Scheme at www.mygovernmentschemes.com
- Go to the registration section provided on the home page.
- Fill out a registration form displayed giving required details that include your Andhra card number, email address, and other personal information. You will need to upload necessary documents. Then click on ‘Submit’ button.
- You can print copy of the submitted form for future reference.
- BPL Card
- Aadhar Card
Everybody needs the mobile phone to go cashless and free Smartphone to the poor is a step forward in that direction!
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