Amma Mobile Phone Scheme
Amma Mobile Phone Scheme/Amma Kaipesi Scheme was launched in Tamilnadu. Under this Amma Mobile Scheme/Amma Kaipesi Mobile Scheme, Free mobile phone/Android Smart Phones will be given to SHG trainers.
Amma Smart Phones will be supplied with special software to SHG Trainers. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalitha launched Amma Mobile Phone Scheme/Amma Kaipesi scheme on 27.02.2016.
Amma Mobile Price/Amma mobile Booking is unavailable as they will be supplied free of cost. About 20,000 Self Help Group (SHG) trainers will be benefited from this scheme. The special software will help the Self Help Group trainers to maintain various registers and records related to their job.
Amma Kaipesi Scheme
Amma Kaipesi Scheme was launched by the TN Chief Minister. Around 20,000 Community SHG Trainers would get this android smartphone with a special app in Tamil. Total project cost is Rs.15 crores. This scheme helps the officials to track and monitor the self help groups in real time. These Amma Smart Phones will help to improve the SHGs’ efficiency besides monitoring the financial discipline of each. Smart Phones supplied under Amma Mobile Phone Scheme/Amma Kaipesi Scheme with special Tamil software would help the SHG trainers to make calls, send text messages and with GPRS facility and internet connection.
Under this scheme, an Android Smart Phone along with a Sim Card would be supplied to these trainers free of cost by the concerned department. Monthly charges will also be paid by the department. There are about 90,00,000 members in all self help groups spread across Tamilnadu state. Govt can track the performance of the Self Help Groups online with these Amma Mobile Phones which contained a special App especially designed for this purpose by the TN govt.
Amma Mobile Phone Specifications/Features (Expected)
It is expected that the following features would be present in the android smart phones supplied free of cost by the TN Govt under Amma Mobile Phone Scheme/Amma Kaipesi Scheme.
- Dual Sim
- Android v5.1 (Lollipop)
- 5 inch display
- 1.2 GHz Quad Core Processor
- 1 GB RAM
- 8 GB ROM (Internal Storage)
- Dual Camera
- 2MP Front Camera
- 5MP Rear Camera
- Unlimited Local Calls among Group Members
Recently TN Assembly Elections were conducted in the month of May 2016. Jayalalithaa led Anna DMK has won majority of seats (134 seats) and formed government in Tamilnadu. Opposition DMK party only managed to win 89 seats in these elections. Jayalalithaa sworn in as Chief Minister of Tamilnadu. Both DMK and AIADMK parties in their manifesto’s have promised to offer several freebies to the people of Tamilnadu.
Visit TN Govt official website for more information and latest updates about this Amma Mobile Phone Scheme/Amma Kaipesi Scheme.