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    Digital India Scheme: Government is Providing Free Smartphones to Women With Various Other Benefits

  • Date : 07 May, 2022

     The Rajasthan government had announced in its budget to provide mobile phones to women under the Digital India scheme. It is now being embodied. The government is giving free mobiles to women from June 2022. 

    According to media reports, the Department of Information Technology and Mass Communication has prepared a draft for the free smartphone distribution scheme. 
    The tender will be issued this week. Under the Digital India scheme, these smartphones will be given to the female head of the 1.33 crore Chiranjeevi family of the state. Sandesh Nayak, the commissioner of the information technology and communication department, says that according to the budget announcement, smartphones and the internet will be made available to women. 
    Smartphones will have free internet connectivity and free calling for three years. However, you will only get 5 to 10 GB of internet data per month. This data can also be extended after the tender is finalized. 
    According to the information, the smartphones will be made in India and will have a 5.5-inch display. The phone will have at least a quad-core 1.2- 1.6 GHz processor, 2 GB RAM, 32 GB memory, 3200 mAh battery, dual SIM, and at least an 8-megapixel camera. Applications of the state government's flagship schemes will be pre-installed in it. Through this, women will be able to get information about the schemes of the government. 
    Let it be known that the previous government had also distributed mobile phones to more than 40 lakh people. They were keypad phones. 
    Required Documents to Claim the Smartphone
    To avail of the benefits of Mukhyamantri Digital Seva Yojana / Free SmartPhone Yojana, women will need some important documents, they are as follows- 
    Women's Jan Aadhaar Card 
    Aadhaar card 
    Family ration card 
    SSO ID 
    Mobile linked from Aadhaar 
    Chiranjeevi card 
    Know-How to Register to Get a Free Smartphone
    To apply for Digital India Yojana, first, you have to visit the home page of its official website by clicking here. 
    After visiting this page you will get the option of the Digital India scheme which you have to click on, 
    after clicking, a new page will open in front of you where you will find the application form. 
    Now you have to fill out this application form carefully,  
    Documents requested must be scanned and uploaded 
    Finally, you have to click on the Submit option and get the receipt, etc. 
    Finally, this is how all of you women can benefit from this scheme by applying. 
    Source: KrishiJagran


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