Captain Smart Connect Scheme Punjab

Written By Gautham Krishna   | Published on April 23, 2019

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Name of the Service Captain Smart Connect Scheme Punjab
Beneficiaries Citizens of Punjab
Online Application Link Click Here
Application Type Online

Captain Smart Connect scheme aims to provide free smartphones along with one year of free calling and 3G data. Captain Smart Connect scheme intends to

  • Digitally connect the youth of Punjab by equipping them with a smartphone and internet

  • Empower them so that they can explore more opportunities

  • Enable them to connect to the world

Captain Smart Connect scheme

Eligibility Criteria of Captain Smart Connect Scheme Punjab

To be eligible for the captain smart connect scheme, an individual

  • Must be a resident of Punjab

  • Must belong to the age group of 18-35 years

  • Must have passed Class 10th

  • Must have a household income less than INR 6 lakhs a year

How to apply online for Captain Smart Connect Scheme Punjab?

Follow the below steps to apply online for the scheme.

Captain Smart Connect scheme Online Apply

  • Click the "Register Now" button to receive OTP on your registered mobile number

  • Enter the OTP code and click on "Submit"

  • Receive your receipt with code on SMS and through email and keep it with yourself

  • Once the scheme rolls out you will be required to produce this receipt and a valid ID card to receive your smartphone

Phones will be given on a first-come-first-served basis. The last date to apply for the scheme is Dec 10, 2016.

Phone Configuration

The phone configuration is as follows.

  • Display & Screen Size: 5 inches

  • Resolution: 720×1280 pixels

  • RAM: 3GB RAM

  • Processor: Quad-core

Captain Smart Connect scheme Mobile Phone Specification

  • Internal Memory: 16GB Internal storage

  • External Memory: Micro SD expansion up to 64GB

  • SIM Facility: Dual SIM( Micro and Nano)

  • SIM Connectivity: 2G,3G, and 4G

  • Back Camera: 16.0 MP Rear

  • Front Camera: 5.0 MP

  • Android OS Version: Android 6

  • Battery Capacity: 3500mAh.

Phone Disbursement

There will be an official notification by the government in newspapers and you will receive messages on your registered mobile number and email id with directions on when and where to claim your smartphone.

Disbursement of the smartphone with voice and data pack will begin in the first 100 days of the formation of the Captain's government (2017).

Current Status

Around 35 lakh people have registered for the Captain Smart Connect scheme. As of May 2019, the phones are not yet disbursed.

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