Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of West Bengal launched the West Bengal tablet scheme on Thursday 3rd December. Under this scheme, free tablets will be provided to 9.5 lakh students of government-aided higher secondary Schools and madrasas to continue their studies with online mode. In this article today we will share with you all the important information related to West Bengal Tablet Scheme 2023 such as its objective, benefits, and features. Also, we will share with you all the application procedures under the scheme.
About West Bengal Tablet Scheme
The tablets will be provided to 9.5 lakh students to all State Aided Higher Secondary School and Madrasas. There are 14000 state-aided higher secondary schools and 636 government-funded madrassas under West Bengal Tablet Scheme. Each and every student from the school and Madras will be rewarded with tablets so that they will be able to follow the online classes to continue their studies. These tablets will help the students to pursue their online classes and to continue their graduation level studies also. Along with that computers will be provided to every secondary school during coronavirus so that the schools can facilitate the online classes.
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Details Of West Bengal Tablet Scheme
|Name of the scheme||West Bengal Tablet Scheme|
|Launched by||Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee|
|Beneficiaries||9.5 lakh Students of West Bengal|
|Objective||To provide tablets to 9.5 lakh students of government-aided schools and Madrasas|
|Benefits||Students will be able to follow online classes and they will pursue graduation classes also|
|Launched on||Thursday 3rd December|
|Total Number Of Schools||36000 Government and government-aided secondary Schools, 14000 higher secondary Schools, and 636 Madrasas|
|Mode of application||Not yet declared|
Objective Of West Bengal Tablet Scheme
Due to the pandemic of covid-19 students are not able to continue their studies and this results in great loss of their future. By keeping this in mind, the chief minister of the West Bengal Mamata Banerjee has launched the West Bengal Tablet Scheme. Under this Scheme, nearly 9.5 lakh of the students will be provided with tablets to facilitate online education during this pandemic. Around 36000 government and government aided secondary schools, 14000 higher secondary schools and 636 Madrasas in the state will be benefited.
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WB Free Tablets Scheme
As we all know due to the outbreak of covid-19 this student has really suffered a lot in their education. In view of this the government has announced to provide free tablets to 9.5 lakh students and computers will also be provided to every secondary School to facilitate online education. This would create a consistency in the education and students will suffer less. This is quite an important step by the CM of West Bengal for the welfare of the students of the state
Implementation Of WB Tablet Scheme
The CM Mamata Banerjee of West Bengal has announced to provide free e tablets to around 9.5 lakh students. Around 36000 Government and government aided secondary Schools 14000 higher secondary School and 366 mother saas in the state will be benefited under this scheme. As we all know many students are not able to pursue their online classes due to lack of gadgets facilities. Now the terms will be given to the student even when they are pursuing their graduations
Other Programs Under WB Tablet Scheme
The chief minister of West Bengal has announced other benefits along with tablet schemes such as they will provide 3% of dearness allowance to 10 lakh State Government employees from 1st January 2021 and the total cost which is incurred under this is about 2200 crore exchequer. Moving to the information technologies sector, West Bengal has registered 133 percent of growth in the last 8 years and its export has gone up to 175%. In view of this from 1st December the government has cleared proposals of setting up IT offices at Bengal silicon valley with the investment of rupees 3000 crore. these companies will directly give employment to 9000 it professionals
Around 1,500 IT companies including Tata consultancy Services Wipro Infosys cognizant Others have their official officers in West Bengal and Around 2.1 lakh IT professionals. Now CM of West Bengal is planning to explain the plan of some of the top IT firms in the state to give employment opportunities to the youth of the state. Tata consultancy service has increased their employment from the present 44000 to around 61000 and soon the West Bengal would be larger than Bengaluru operation.
Benefits & Features Under WB Tablet Scheme
- The scheme was launched by CM Mamta Banerjee on Thursday 3rd December.
- Around 9.5 lakh of the students will be provided with free tablets to continue their studies.
- The students will suffer less and I will be able to study.
- The computers will also be provided to every secondary School to facilitate online education.
- Total number of schools that are covered under this scheme are 36000 government and government aided secondary schools, 14000 higher secondary schools and 636 madrasas.
- The Chief Minister will also give 3% dearness allowance to 10 lakh State Government employees from 1 January 2021.
- An applicant must be a resident of West Bengal
- An applicant must be studying in any of the Government and government aided school and Madrasa
- Candidate must be studying in class 12th
- The annual income should not exceed 2 lakh per annum
- the applicant must have cleared for previous attend examination he/she should not have any backlogs
- Aadhar card
- School ID card
- Residence certificate
- Passport sized photograph
- Mobile number
Process To Apply For WB Free Tablets Yojana
The application procedure to apply for West Bengal Free Tablet Yojana has not yet been declared because the CM of West Bengal has just launched the scheme. Just like other free tablets, laptops, and smartphones Yojana in states like Karnataka you can visit the official website for an update. As soon as the application procedure for WB free tablet scheme will be declared by the government of West Bengal we will update you soon with the article. The new dedicated portal along with that website will be available only after the official launch of the scheme.