According to reports Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to announce to distribute mobile phones to every BPL family across the country. Under the new scheme name Har Hath mein phone mobile phones is likely to be distributed. PM is likely to announce it on August 15.

According to an estimate, around Rs 7,000 crore would be spend on Har Hath Mein Phone scheme, which covers around six million BPL households. It is also claimed that the government is likely to offer 200 minutes of free local talk time on every mobile phone.