A news was widely spreading via social media that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared a free laptop scheme for youth 2020 under Make In India campaign. Many people were curious to know, is Government Providing Free Laptop For Youth? People randomly asked ‘is it true’? Well, the central government cleared that there is no such free laptop scheme 2020 and a fake news is being circulated. The website address given for online registration was also false and the case was inquired by police.
Government providing free laptops for youth 2020
However, different state governments have their own free laptop schemes for students of that particular state only. As a part of the world of digitization the students have to learn latest technologies and the state governments provide financially weak students free laptops to motivate them for higher studies. In some states though the eligibility depends on excellence. The details about how to avail the application form and registration, how to apply are here:
Tamil Nadu Free Laptop scheme, 20-21, launched by Chief Minister Palaniswami, is for the students who passed 10th or 12th standard examination on current year.
- Permanent resident of Tamil Nadu state
- 10TH or 12th pass students from government or aided schools can be benefited
- Preference to SC/ST categories
- Aadhar card
- School ID
- Caste certificate
- Income certificate of family
- Resident proof
- Further admission proof
- The registration form is available on the official website.
- One can fill it online providing required information and submit.
- Then log in should be done with user name, password and captcha.
- Now the applicant has to fill the application form with all necessary documents uploaded and submit it.
Procedure to check TN Free Laptop Scheme Beneficiary List
The beneficiary list is available on the same website and one can get to see his name there if considered eligible.
- Firstly go to the official website
- Then on the home page click “beneficiary list” option
- Click on the option and yo’ll see a PDF file
- You can Check your name in the provided PDF list.
Specification of Free Laptop Scheme for Youth
|Laptop Brand Name||HP|
|Screen Size||14-inch Screen|
|System Name||ELCOT PC|
|Warranty of Laptop||1 Year|
|Market Price||25,0000 RS|
|System Type||X 86|
|RAM||2 GB DD R3 SD RAM at 1066 MHz Speed|
|System Manufacture||AMD Processor|
|Processor||Intel Pentium Dual Core|
|Pre-Installed Software||Microsoft Office, ADOBE, TN Schemes|
|Hard Disk||160 GB Minimum – 320 GB Maximum|
UP Free Laptop Yojana 2020
The Uttar Pradesh government has a scheme to provide free laptops to students who score 65% or above in the 10th or 12 standard exams, in order to make them more technically sound and know the world better. This year, despite pandemic, class 12 results have been impressive in the state.
The government as promised is providing free laptops to the registered applicants who match the eligibility criteria. The official website offers registration and then chooses eligible students according to merit list. Polytechnic and ITI students can also avail the scheme. Forms should be submitted online on the state government’s official website uploading all documents.
Application for free laptop from government: Chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has started free laptop scheme for the students of Andhra Pradesh. Financially backward, differently-able students and those studying in professional courses can avail the offer by applying online or offline. Government’s official portal is there to register and apply and the form can be submitted offline in the Differently-able and Senior Citizen Assistance Corporation too, after downloading from the website and filling it.
HP Free Laptop
Himachal Pradesh government has Rajiv Gandhi Digital Laptop Yojana 2020 under which students scoring high in the 10th and 12th exams have to register and apply online and they will be chosen based on merit list.
Apart from the state wise schemes there is Kushal Bharat organization under Skill India program which provides free laptops to economically weak students.