Chandrababu Naidu Free Mobile Scheme Andhra Pradesh | How to Register | Eligibility, Specs, Dates and other details

Andhra Pradesh (AP) Government is soon going to come up with free smartphone scheme for poor students in state. It might be launched with name something like Chandrababu Naidu Free Mobile Yojana (or something else that will make sense) and will aim at providing free Android smartphones to about 60 lakh students in the states. We have already seen such schemes rolling out in Uttar Pradesh (Samajwadu Samartphone Yojana) and Punjab (Captain Smart Connect) states. Now Andhra Pradesh will become the third Indian state to come up with plans/schemes about free smartphone in the state. Here you will get complete details about Chandrababu Naidu Free Smartphone scheme including its technical specifications, eligibility, how to apply/register online, launching-shipping dates and other relevant stuff.

It might also be seen as the result where PM Narendra Modi is emphasizing on using cashless transactions for which one will at least need a smartphone that can manage things related to cash less economy.

AP Free Smartphone Scheme
PS: This is just a sample image and must not be related with original. We will share original images once they are revealed.

Apply online for Chandrababu Naidu Free Smartphone Scheme at Official Website

Like other two schemes where registration for the smartphones is done through official websites online, we are going to see same model to be followed here as well. We are yet to hear on official website of free smartphone scheme in AP but will update you as soon as officials will announce it. In order to register under free smartphone scheme in Andhra Pradesh, you need to follow below steps:

  • Visit the official portal for Andhra Pradesh free smartphone scheme (will update link once the website is setup properly and registrations are opened)
  • Check for the "Register" option there
  • Enter all your details including name, address, aadhar card number, mobile number, email etc
  • You will receive OTP either on given mobile number or on official email id (that you just entered in above step)
  • You will need to upload your college/school ID card scanned copy
  • As this scheme is valid for BPL families only so you need to upload BPL card as proof as well
  • Enter the OTP that you received and complete the registration
Once the registration is completed, you will receive confirmation messages through email and mobile number. Just note them for future reference. It will be helpful when the delivery for free student's smartphone in Andhra Pradesh will start.

Although officials are yet to confirm on the shipping dates and schedule but by looking/analyzing other such schemes, it might take up to 1 year for getting the shipment started (might be different in this case).

Eligibility for Free Smartphone Student Scheme in Andhra Pradesh

As per Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu, there are many young, talented and well deserved young students in state who are lacking basic facilities because of financial conditions. If they can be nurtured in proper way then they can be next big things in coming time. With the sole aim of nurturing such young talent, Government has decided to come up with free smartphone scheme that will help them getting connected with digital world through Android smartphone and internet services. Free smartphone will be provided to everyone meeting the below conditions:

  • Must be a permanent resident of Andhra Pradesh
  • Must be in BPL index (candidate/applicant will need to show BPL card for getting registered with scheme)
  • Valid student ID card
  • Age criteria will be there (will update once we have sure shot info about max and min age)
If you are meeting above criteria then you can apply online for free smartphone scheme in AP.

Chandrababu Naidu Andhra Pradesh Free Smartphone Specification and Features

It is going to be a basic Android smartphone with all required features. It will house decent resolution screen, powered by dual core processor (minimum) and running on smooth Android OS. Front and back rear cameras might be there with good connectivity option. This smartphone will basically be launched to provide high speed internet services to AP students in one go. Stay tuned for more information on technical specification of the smartphone. We will update you with other details like images, camera quality etc things also.

Important Dates/Facts for Chandrababu Naidu Free Smartphone Scheme in Andhra Pradesh

Below are important dates and other facts that you need to know about this upcoming scheme in Andhra Pradesh:
Name of Scheme
Chandrababu Naidu Free Mobile Yojana (might vary)
Official Registration Website
Registration Start Date and End Date
Number of benefited students
Approx. 60 Lakh
Smartphone Specs
Basic smartphone
Smartphone Price
Age Limit and educational qualification
Must be 10th passed. Will update soon
Hopefully we might see the scheme started in early 2017. We will keep you updated on this.

We will update the details as soon as they are announced by officials.