What is Captain Smart Connect Scheme?
Captain Smart Connect Scheme is the digital initiative by Captain Amarinder Singh to empower youth in Punjab by digitally connecting them to the world using smartphone and internet connection. His goal is to provide medium which will enable Punjab youth to explore global opportunities. The scheme provides a smart phone for free to the youth of Punjab along with one year 3G data and calling services for free.
Eligibility for Captain Smart Connect Scheme:
- Applicant must be a resident of Punjab
- He/she must be between 18 to 35 years of age
- Applicant must be 10th standard pass
- Applicant or his family income should be less than Rs. 6 lakhs a year
Last date of application of Captain Smart Connect Scheme: 30th November 2016, 6 PM IST
How to apply online for Captain Smart Connect Scheme?
- Go to Captain Smart Connect Scheme website http://captainsmartconnect.com/
- Fill the application form, make sure that you specify valid details such as name, date of birth, gender, mobile number, email address and city etc.
- Click on Register Now
- You will receive a OPT (One Time Password) on the mobile number you mentioned during registration
- Enter the OPT code in the registration form and click Submit
- You will receive you receipt via SMS and email. Keep it safe, you need to show this receipt along with identity card to receive your free smart phone
The smartphones will be distributed if Captain Amarinder Singh`s government comes to power in 2017.Government then will publish a notification in the news papers and also send details on the registered emails and mobile numbers. The smart phones will be distributed in first 100 days of the Amarinder Singh`s government if that happens. Over the period of 5 years 50 lakhs smart phones will be distributed. Upto 5 people can register using from the same number. This is a one-time scheme only i.e. if you receive one smart phone then you cannot apply again for the same. The smart phone will come with one year warranty and if it stops working then you can get it fixed.
Details/Important links for Captain Smart Connect Scheme:
- Captain Smart Connect Scheme website http://captainsmartconnect.com/
- Captain Smart Connect Scheme email: [email protected]