Bollywood actress Yami Gautam Dhar who recently returned to Mumbai after tying the knot with filmmaker Aditya Dhar has recently joined hands with the Himachal Pradesh government for their initiative, 'Baccho Ka Sahara, Phone Humara.'
With online learning becoming the new normal in such times of ongoing pandemic, many kids are robbed of educational opportunities with the lack of basic technology facilities in various parts of the country.
The initiative is a phone donation camp that has been launched by the Himachal Pradesh government to help needy children who cannot afford smartphones.
The initiative launched under the 'Samgra Shiksha Abhiyan' of the Himachal Pradesh government. Yami Gautam who belongs to Himachal Pradesh attended the event virtually.
Govind Singh Thakur, the Education Minister launched the event under the presence of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on July 16.
The actress is the face of the initiative and urges people to come forward and donate spare smartphones to help the needy children.
She took to social media platforms to inform the nation about the initiative and wrote, "I am delighted to be a part of India’s first state-led phone donation campaign for online learning - ‘Digital Saathi- Baccho ka Sahara, Phone Humara’, an initiative of Samagra Shiksha, Himachal Pradesh." More than eleven hundred smartphones have already been donated by various stakeholders.
On her work front, the actress will be seen in `Dasvi` with Abhishek Bachchan and Nimrat Kaur and recently announced Aniruddha Roy Chowdary's film Lost.