The Samajwadi Party on Friday extended online registration for Samajwadi smartphone scheme till December 31. The government has promised to distribute smartphones to those who register for the phone, and provided the Samajwadi party is voted back to power next year.
An official statement from the government issued on Friday said the final extension of deadline for registration has been issued keeping in mind the inconve nience people are facing due to the Centre’s decision to phase out the old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes.Since a large number of people are busy standing in bank and ATM queues to register for the Samajwadi smartphones, and it is also the wedding season, the government has extended the registration date for the smartphones. Government sources said registration until November 25 were already nudging the one crore mark and are now expected to go up further, as a result of the deadline extension.
amar ujala newspaper 26/11/2016 : http://epaper.amarujala.com/