CHANDIGARH, JULY 28: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said the first batch of 50,000 smart phones had arrived from the company, which had now clarified that it had no connection with China.
These would be distributed first among girl students of government schools of Class XI and XII, with priority to those who do not have smart phones so that their online learning can be facilitated amid the Covid crisis.
Captain Amarinder also assured the youth leaders that student elections to public universities in the first phase will be held as soon as the Covid situation improves, with the private institutions to follow at a later stage.
The Chief Minister informed the meeting that his government was preparing to launch several schemes soon for promoting women empowerment.
Captain Amarinder underlined the need for all party leaders and workers to work together in the interest of Punjab and its people.