On Tuesday 11th of august 2020: The Punjab Government has announced that it will introduce a scheme for the distribution of cell phones to youngsters.
“In troublesome occasions of COVID19, a portion of the young people were confronting squeezing issues in getting to online instruction content,” Boss Priest’s Office (CMO) cited Boss Priest Commander Amarinder Singh saying.
“These telephones will be very useful to the adolescent in getting to a large group of data accessible on the web just as other learning material posted by the Branch of School Instruction,” the announcement from the CMO read.
Eminently, in the primary stage, around 1.75 lakh telephones would be given. Prior to coming to control in 2017, Congress had vowed to give free cell phones to young people in the state.