Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has declared that nearly 40 lakh women in the state will be provided with smartphones and free internet services for three years in July. He made this announcement on Monday while addressing the Kisan Mahotsav in Udaipur. According to reports, the distribution of mobile phones will commence from July 25.
While addressing the Kisan Mahotsav, the Rajasthan Chief Minister also slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and called him cunning. He claimed that the Prime Minister gives Rs 6000 to farmers in three months, however is an expert in marketing. He added that the Congress government provides 2000 units of free electricity worth Rs 1,800, which comes around Rs 21,600 annually.
Enquiring Prime Minister Narendra Modi, CM Ashok Gehlot asked why no law has been made on MSP during nine years of his tenure. He recalled that when Narendra Modi was the Chief Minister of Gujarat, he questioned the then UPA government for not formulating laws on MSP, adding that he now questions the same to PM Narendra Modi now.
Last week, it was reported that chief minister Ashok Gehlot will be giving free mobile phones to the women of the state under Rajasthan Free Mobile Yojana 2023. According to reports, this scheme was planned to benefit almost 1.33 crore eligible women in the state.
Speaking about this scheme, Congress spokesperson Swarnim Chaturvedi mentioned that the scheme will script a new story of growth for women of the northwestern state. Chaturvedi added that there were many schemes being chalked out by the Congress led government in Rajasthan which will directly help the woman. In addition, the woman of the state can avail a gas cylinder for Rs 500. Furthermore, free medicines and health benefits are also being launched by the state government.
Meanwhile, BJP leader Nimisha stated that the Ashok Gehlot led government has woken up late to make the announcement because at present world’s cheapest internet services are being availed by women in India. The BJP leader added that India is also the second top manufacturer of mobile in the present time and each of its citizens are using mobile phones.
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