Rajasthan govt to distribute mobile phones to women of BPL families under Bhamashah Yojana

Vasundhara Raje-led government in Rajasthan will soon distribute mobile phones to women under the Bhamashah Yojana. This initiative is in a bid to strengthen Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship ‘Digital India’ campaign.

The mobile phones will be distributed among women who fall under the Below Poverty Line (BPL) the program aims to transfer financial and non-financial benefits of governmental schemes in a transparent manner.

The state chief minister said that Rajasthan government is making efforts to launch new applications so that the poor can receive all benefits by simply pushing a button on their cell phones.

Under the said scheme the state government will also provide free Wifi facilities to as many as 5,000 gram panchayats to ensure that the state is well connected with the outside world. This program was commenced on September 1 and will end on September 30.

The state government’s initiative is totally centered to make people technologically advanced.