Indian Government To Give Free Mobile With Talk Time To every BPL Under Har Haath Mein Mobile Scheme

Independence Day is just a month away and and it seems that Indian Government is going to gift approx 6 Millions families. On the occasion of Independence Day PM Dr. Manmohan Singh may announce a new scheme Har Haath Mein Mobile (Mobile In Every Hand).

Under this scheme government will distribute mobile phone to 6 millions family who live Below Poverty Line (BPL), free mobile will come with 200 minutes of free talk time too. It will cost around Rs. 7000 crore.

Government will fund scheme from Universal Social Obligation (USO) fund which aims to provide better telecom services to rural and remote areas. 50% of the expenditure will be borne by bidder and 50% by USO.