The Rajasthan Government has initiated the Rajasthan Free Mobile Scheme in 2023 to bridge the digital divide among women in the state. Under this scheme, free smartphones will be provided to women who are the heads of Chiranjeevi families and those with Jan Aadhaar cards. Recipients will also enjoy free internet service, calling, and messaging for three years along with the smartphone. This initiative aims to benefit around 40 lakh women in the state. To receive a free smartphone, your name must be on the Rajasthan Free Mobile Scheme list. In this article, we’ll guide you on how to check if your name is on the list.
Benefits of Rajasthan Free Mobile Scheme:
- The Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot, will provide free smartphones to 1.35 crore Chiranjeevi families’ female heads and women holding Jan Aadhaar cards.
- Eligible women will receive free smartphones with 5GB of data every month for three years, local and STD calling, and unlimited mobile SIM facilities.
- The primary goal is to ensure that women have access to government schemes and services by providing them with smartphones.
- Eligible women don’t need to register themselves; the government will add their names to the list.
- The smartphones will come with built-in apps for the state government’s 28 flagship schemes.
How to Check if Your Name is on the Rajasthan Free Mobile Scheme List
To check if you’re eligible for a free smartphone, follow these steps:
- Visit the official Rajasthan Jan Soochna Portal website.
- On the website’s homepage, find and click on the “Eligibility for Indira Gandhi Smartphone Scheme” option.
- A new page will open, where you need to enter your Jan Aadhaar number and click on the “Search” option.
- After clicking “Search,” you’ll see information like your father’s name, your name, and eligibility status on the screen.
- If your eligibility status reads “Yes,” you’re included in the Rajasthan Free Mobile Scheme list.
How to Get Your Free Smartphone
To get the free smartphone offered by the Rajasthan government, follow these steps:
- Install the Jan Aadhaar e-wallet on your mobile device.
- Perform E-KYC on the IGSY portal.
- Enter your PAN card details on the portal.
- Download and print the three forms that appear on the portal. Take these forms to the mobile company.
- Visit the mobile company to select a SIM card and data plan.
- Choose a mobile phone at the mobile company’s counter.
- The mobile company will scan and enter the filled form on the IGSY portal.
- After the process is completed, Rs 6,800 will be transferred to your e-wallet.
- With this money, you can purchase a mobile phone and SIM card for yourself.
The Rajasthan Free Mobile Scheme is a significant step towards digital empowerment for women in the state. By checking your eligibility and following the necessary steps, you can soon benefit from this initiative and gain access to the digital world.