Government of Tamil Nadu TN is going to start the free data card scheme 2020-2021 for students. In this scheme, the state government. Tamil Nadu will be given 2GB of internet data per day absolutely free. Data cards will be provided to each beneficiary from January 2021 to April 2021. In this article, we will tell you about the complete details of Tamil Nadu free data card scheme.
Tamilnadu free data card scheme 2020-2021
To enable students to participate in online classes, the Tamil Nadu government announced the TN Free 2GB Data Scheme on 10 January 2021. About 10 lakh students in schools and even colleges as well as scholarship-funded private colleges for a period of four months. The free data package is necessary as colleges remain closed during the outbreak of the COVID-19 epidemic and students are still dependent on online learning.
Eligibility for TN Free Data Card Scheme Beneficiaries
Here is the eligibility criteria for the beneficiaries of TN Free Data Card Scheme. The Tamil Nadu 2GB Internet data package scheme will benefit students who are enrolled in the following institutions: –
- Government and government aided arts and science colleges
- Polytechnic College
- College of Engineering
- Scholarship-funded private college
The TN Free Data Card Scheme will benefit 9.69 lakh students from 2020-2021. Under the same, a limit of 2 GB per day will be applicable for the first four months of the year.
Tamil Nadu free data card scheme required
Colleges in Tamil Nadu reopened for final year postgraduate students from 2 December 2020. Medical colleges for both undergraduate and postgraduate students also reopened from 7 December. As per the notice, the college for the final year undergraduate degree courses will start from 1 February 2021.
Even though the colleges have reopened, attendance is voluntary. Online and hybrid classes continue in the state. This step will ensure that students also have access to online materials and classes.
CM on free 2GB internet data package to students
The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister said, “To enable students to attend online classes, the state government receives 9,69,047 students daily for free 2GB data in government and aided arts colleges and polytechnics, engineering colleges and scholarship-funded private colleges. Announces. January – April, 2021.
Distribution of free internet data cards through ELCOT
They will be given free data cards from January to April 2021. Students in self-Miracled institutions will also be covered under the initiative, which will be implemented through the State-run Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu (ELCOT).
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