Tech Access for All: Steps to Apply for a Free Tablet from Government

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In the modern era of technology, the internet has become an inevitable part of our lives which has facilitated millions of students to accomplish their studies from their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic, compelling the students to use a device like a laptop or PC to continue their studies. However, purchasing a tablet could be unaffordable to several families in our country.

In such a situation, getting a free tablet could be like a dream come true.

Fortunately, our government has introduced a “Namo Tablet Scheme” to provide college students with a free tablet at a very low cost of just Rs1000/-, making it accessible for all. 

Introduced to facilitate all the students to get quality studies digitally, the scheme also includes a comprehensive training program for the teachers to help the students use it efficiently and get better studies on the go.

To avail of facilities of the government free tablet scheme, we are here with this comprehensive guide. Without any further ado, let’s get right into it.

About the Government Free Tablet Scheme 

The main objective of the government free tablet Scheme is to provide higher studies to all students from low-income families, digitally by providing them a free tablet. For this, the government has taken steps to provide them with a tablet at a nominal rate of Rs 1000/- making it more accessible to everyone.

To offer quality education to everyone, the government has launched this scheme in various parts of our country that enables students to touch the sky without any hindrance.

This scheme must be very beneficial to all the students who can not afford to buy a laptop or tablet.

Eligibility Criteria to Get a Free Tablet from the Government 

Being a student you must be well aware of the eligibility to get a free tablet from the government.

  • The students from low-income families having less than 1 lac per annum can avail of the free tablet scheme.
  • The students must be permanent residents of that state. 
  • One who lives below the poverty line can get access to a tablet for free.
  • The students must be 12th passed and trying to enroll in any college.
  • The students must possess their identity cards like Aadhar cards, PAN cards, 12th mark sheets, etc. to get a free tablet.

Once you have fulfilled the eligibility criteria, proceed to apply for it.

How to Apply for a Free Tablet From the Government 

  • First, you need to visit your college to enroll in the Namo Tablet scheme.
  • Here, you will get the details of the eligible candidates on their official website. 
  • After the concerned authorities have logged in cloak on the “Add New Student” tab on the website.
  • Enter your details like name, category, course, board, and seat number.
  • Now you need to deposit Rs 1000/- to the head of your college or institute.
  • You will get a payment receipt and provide that details on the website.
  • Once done, you will get a government tablet free.


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