NAMO Tablet Yojana – The Gujarat Government has launched an ambitious scheme named NAMO” or “New Avenues of Modern Education through Tablets” for college students of the state. The government has named the tablet NAMO Tablet Yojana. Students studying in College and Polytechnic College will be given a Tablet worth Rs 8,000 in One thousand rupees.
Details of NAMO Tablet Yojana
Under NAMO Tablet Yojana, the Gujarat Govt will distribute a 7-inch NAMO e-TAB for the first year college students. The real price of the tablet is Rs. 8,000 in the market but the Gujarat government is providing tablets at only Rs. 1000 to the students, rest amount will be borne by the state government as a subsidy.
The state government has announced to provide tablets to students during the budget session. In the first phase, the government will distribute tablets to three and a half lakh students of the state at a cost of 200 crores.
Objectives of the Scheme
The main motto of the scheme is to provide e-TAB tablets to around 3.5 lakh college students at a cost of Rs. 1,000 per tablet.
The main aim of the scheme is to provide tablets to the students belonging to a poor and middle section of the society. It will strengthen the hands of students and help them concentrate on their studies.
Specifications of NAMO Tablet
- Front / back camera
- Study material
For the success of this scheme, the Gujarat Govt. has shortlisted two companies named Acer and Lenovo for the manufacturing of the tablets. So far, 154960 students have registered for the tablets.
This scheme is a part of the Mukhyamanti Swavlamban Yojana and the interested and eligible students can apply for the tablets under the scheme.