The Punjab Authorities has introduced that it’ll introduce a scheme for the distribution of cellphones to kids on Tuesday.
“In tough instances of COVID19, a few of the youths had been dealing with urgent issues in accessing on-line schooling content material,” Chief Minister’s Workplace (CMO) quoted Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh saying.
“These telephones can be extraordinarily useful to the youth in accessing a number of data obtainable on the internet in addition to different studying materials posted by the Division of Faculty Training,” the assertion from the CMO learn.
Notably, within the first part, round 1.75 lakh telephones can be given. Earlier than coming to energy in 2017, Congress had promised to offer free smartphones to youths within the state.