Amma Mobile Phone Scheme
Amma Mobile Phone Scheme offers free mobile phones with special software to SHG Trainers. The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalitha launched Amma Mobile Phone Scheme / Amma Kaipesi scheme on 27.02.2016 to offer free mobile phones to 20,000 Self Help Group (SHG) trainers. Jayalalithaa had announced the Amma Mobile Phone Scheme under Rule 110 at the State Assembly in September 2015. The special software, in Tamil, will help the SHG trainers to maintain various registers and records related to their work.
Amma Mobile Phone Scheme Free Phone to SHG Trainers
Tamilnadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa inaugurated Amma Mobile Phone Scheme a free Phone to SHG Trainers in rural areas. Around 20,000 Community SHG Trainers would get this android smartphone with a special app in Tamil.
This Amma Kaipesi Scheme was launched by Chief minister by handing over the phones to three Community Self Help Groups Trainers in the Secretariat on 27.02.2016, Saturday. This scheme helps to track and monitor the self help groups in real time and online which will help to improve the SHGs’ efficiency besides monitoring the financial discipline of each.
While switching on Amma Mobile Phone Scheme mobile, an icon with the face of the Chief Minister appears. Simple Attendance saving application developed by the Corporation is installed in the phone and in a month, an upgraded application for online Debt Portal would be installed.
Amma Mobile Phone Scheme Features:
The 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. The SIM cards to operate Amma Mobile Phone will also be given free of cost and monthly cost for operating the phones would be borne by the Tamil Nadu Corporation for Development of Women.
The specification may be as follows ( yet to be announce officially) :
dual SIM phone with 3G data connectivity, unlimited calls among the group members, Free 250 SMS, glossy pearl back finish and a metallic housing; 5 inch display; Android v5.1 (Lollipop), 1.2 GHz Quad Core processor and 1 GB RAM 5 MP rear camera and a 2 MP front camera; supports 12 Indian Languages, Memory : IGB RAM, 8GB ROM, internal (8GB).
Amma Mobile Phone Scheme is aimed to benefite over six lakh women SHGs which have over 92 lakh members across the State. For more derails clcik here to visit tamilanadu Gov official website.